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One of the longest running Festivals in the jazz calendar, the Isle of Bute Jazz Festival has been held annually over the May Day Bank holiday since 1988 when it welcomes hundreds of jazz fans to our wee isle in the Firth of Clyde.

The Festival is taking a break in 2017 & 2018. We plan to reintroduce jazz as part of the artistic offerings centred on Rothesay Pavilion when it re-opens in mid 2019.

Bute lies approximately 35 miles west of Glasgow and is accessed via a regular 35 minute ferry crossing from Wemyss Bay which is easily reached by rail, with an hourly service from Glasgow Central station or by bus and car using the comprehensive road network in central Scotland.

2019  Concert  Schedule

Provisional Schedule 2019

Sunday 17th March

Oliva Ennermoser 4tet

Afternoon Concert @ Victoria Hotel

Sunday 5th May

Luca Manning 4tet

+ Les Gitanes @ 292 Club

October 2019

Details & Venue to be confirmed

Bute Manouche Gypsy Jazz Weekend

Concerts + Workshops