Gigs

WYJO have performed at an impressive number of events and venues around the region including the Pershore and Upton jazz festivals, Huntingdon Hall, The Swan, the No.8 and Artrix theatres, Caldwell Castle, Himley Hall, Symphony Hall Birmingham and big band weekends in Hayling Island and Weston-Super-Mare.

Averaging 10 public performances a year throughout the county and further afield, the band has performed with Bruce Adams, Alan Barnes, Georgina Jackson, Enrico Tomasso, Percy Pursglove, John Ruddick MBE, Trevor Emney, Pete Long, Mark Nightingale, and Julian Siegel.

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Bands In The Park Malvern 2019

Sunday 8th September 2019 2:30pm–4:30pm

  • WYJO

Priory Park Malvern

2 x 45 minute sets - 2.30pm to 3.15pm, 3.45pm to 4.30pm. Rhythm section arrive at 1.30pm, rest of band by 2.00pm. Usual uniform - all black (tie provided). In case of bad weather we still have to be able to play up to 3.30pm. Parents bring a deck chair and enjoy the music!


Past Gigs

Bands In The Park Malvern 2018

Sunday 9th September 2018 2:30pm–4:30pm

  • WYJO

Priory Park Malvern

2 x 45 minute sets - 2.30pm to 3.15pm, 3.45pm to 4.30pm. Rhythm section arrive at 1.30pm, rest of band by 2.00pm. Usual uniform - all black (tie provided). In case of bad weather we still have to be able to play up to 3.30pm. Parents bring a deck chair and enjoy the music!

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust NHS 70th Birthday Party

Wednesday 31st October 2018 2:30pm–4:30pm

  • WYJO

The Guildhall Worcester

Two 45 minute sets (2.30pm-3.15pm & 3.45pm-4.30pm). Rhythm section please arrive by 1.30pm, rest of band by 2.00pm. Usual uniform - all black (tie provided).

Christmas Concert

Tuesday 18th December 2018 7:30pm–9:45pm

  • WYJO
  • WYJO 2

Fernhill Heath War Memorial Hall Worcester

Rhythm section please arrive at 6.30pm, rest of band at 7.00pm. Come and enjoy a festive evening of jazz tunes, and don’t forget to bring a prize for the raffle! Entry is £5 on the door.

Easter Concert

Tuesday 9th April 2019 7:30pm–9:45pm

  • WYJO
  • WYJO 2

Fernhill Heath War Memorial Hall Worcester

WYJO2 perform at 7.30pm, WYJO are on at 8.15pm. Rhythm section please arrive at 6.30pm, rest of band at 7.00pm. Don’t forget to bring a raffle prize!

Severn Arts Festival of Music

Saturday 18th May 2019 4:00pm–6:00pm

  • WYJO
  • WYJO 2

University of Worcester Arena Worcester

Young people will be performing an exciting range of music, showcasing the range of ensembles in Severn Arts. Rehearsal during the day with a concert in the evening.

Midsummer Malvern Jazz Concert with Escola de Musica del Palau (Barcelona)

Saturday 29th June 2019 6:30pm–9:00pm

  • WYJO

The Cube Malvern

A joint concert with a youth jazz band from Barcelona

Upton Jazz Festival

Sunday 30th June 2019 10:30am–7:00pm

  • WYJO
  • WYJO 2

Best Of Young Jazz marquee Upton-Upon-Severn

A four day celebration of the Jazz, Swing and Blues music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s; music which grew out of the streets and clubs of New Orleans, New York, Chicago and Kansas City. WYJO2 will be able to take part in a fantastic jazz improvisation workshop with two great jazz musicians, and will be performing early afternoon. WYJO will close the BOYJ programme in the early evening.

Bands In The Park Bromsgrove 2019

Sunday 7th July 2019 2:30pm–4:30pm

  • WYJO

Sanders Park Bromsgrove

2 x 45 minute sets - 2.30pm to 3.15pm, 3.45pm to 4.30pm. Rhythm section arrive at 1.30pm, rest of band by 2.00pm. Usual uniform - all black (tie provided). In case of bad weather we still have to be able to play up to 3.30pm. Parents bring a deck chair and enjoy the music!

WYJO & WYJO 2 with special guest Alan Barnes

Wednesday 10th July 2019 7:30pm–9:30pm

  • WYJO
  • WYJO 2

Artrix Theatre Bromsgrove

Tonight, WYJO and WYJO2 welcome a special guest to perform with them on stage. Guest player TBC.

Private Booking

Sunday 14th July 2019 12:00pm–5:00pm

  • WYJO

Private booking Redditch

Private booking