As The Daffodil hosts its famous Jazz Club every Monday evening and Saturday lunchtime we knew it was a must to also create an exclusive schedule to run alongside the Cheltenham Jazz festival. Our performances start on Wednesday 27th April and run each night until Sunday 1st May.
Our premier night, Wednesday 27th April, kicks off with live jazz from our house band from 8.30pm onwards. We will have our early bird menu from 5pm – 6.30pm, then the A La Carte from 6.30pm onwards.
From Thursday to Sunday we will be serving a delicious three course set menu chosen by our executive chef, Tom Rains. Tickets cost £65 per person, which also includes a glass of Champagne. The bar opens from 6pm and dinner sittings are either 7pm or 8pm. Jazz performances to begin at 9.30, which will be followed by our after-show late night jazz band.
We will also be open for lunch throughout Jazz week, so if you're in town why not head to The Daffodil and enjoy 2 courses for £13.95 from our fixed price menu.
Schedule for the week’s performances is shown below:
Thursday evening 28th April: Claire Martin. She’s the First Lady of British Jazz, BBC Radio 3 presenter, and a jazz vocalist of worldwide critical acclaim. Catching Claire in the intimate surroundings of the Daffodil is a rare treat. One of the finest, most thrilling jazz vocalists on the planet. www.clairemartinjazz.co.uk
Friday evening 29th April: Tina May: Piaf, Paris et Swing! Award-winning jazz chanteuse, Tina May, brings a special show to the Daffodil, celebrating hot club jazz, songs and stories from Paris. In this special show, Tina will be joined by some of her favourite musicians, including the wonderful Nikki Iles, Julie Walkington and Karen Street.
Saturday evening 30th April: Natalie Williams returns to Cheltenham to premiere a special new project, Soul Acoustic. Working with fellow Soul Family musicians, Ben Jones and Robin Mullarkey, with vocalists LaDonna Harley Peters and Sam White, Natalie makes a return to her hugely popular back catalogue.
Sunday evening 1st May: Liane Carroll. One of the UK’s most wonderful jazz performers, pianist and singer Liane Carroll can reduce an audience to tears with her heart-breaking ability to inhabit a lyric, or make us jump for joy with her breath-taking vocal virtuosity.
For more on the line-up and bookings click here