Woollaston Jazz Fest Nelson
nelson Jazz Fest

Once again the Woollaston Jazz and Blues Festival heralds high summer in Nelson. The 2014 Festival will run from Jan 1- Jan 5 with an exciting line up of national and international artists playing in some of Nelsonís most beautiful locations.

Gigs in restaurants and cafes and on the streets and superb concerts in the regionís parks, at Woollaston Estates and at the Nelson School of Music.

This is an annual jazz event 23 years in the making. The Woollaston Jazz and Blues Festival - the perfect way to start your summer holidays. Itís on!

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Liam Ryan
Festival Director

Check out the 2014 bands!

Swamp ThingWe have a great mix of national and local acts this year. Click here to find out who’s performing . . .


2014 Festival Calendar

Andrew-London TrioIt's going to be a full on 5 days!

Click here to find out where and when your favourite bands are performing.


booking is easy

La Petite Manouche

We’ve made it easy for you to book ahead and secure your seats. Click here to find out how.


Browse our 2014 programme

Trudi Wilson & Jasper

Check out our Festival Programme online. Click here for the programme.

Once again the Nelson Jazz Club is proud to welcome you to another great festival of jazz and blues. After small beginnings 23 years ago the festival has grown to be one of New Zealand’s iconic music events.
Along with our visiting jazz stars we are featuring the best of local bands in this year’s programme.
The programme is full of surprises. There’s nothing like live music. Have a great time at the festival!
David North, President Nelson Jazz Club

nelson Jazz Fest