Run annually, the weekend prior to Melbourne Cup, the Mildura Jazz, Food and Wine Festival is a well-established event that has attracted many locals and visitors to the Mildura district over the past thirty-four years.
The Festival takes place as an annual Spring-time event, presenting five days of jazz entertainment in popular clubs, bars and cafes, restaurants, churches, in addition to street and riverside venues - with feature events utilising unique Murray River settings showcasing regional food and wine.
The Festival combines Traditional Jazz and Swing with more contemporary and quirky sounds catering to hard-core jazz enthusiasts, music lovers, and for those that just enjoy sitting back and listening to quality music. Soak in the ambience of one of Mildura's paddle steamers, riverside wineries and parks, while taking in the gourmet food and locally produced wine. The Festival incorporates ticketed and free events and provides a non-stop program catering to a broad range of music tastes within the Jazz tradition.
2014 bands include: Mr Jazz, Origami, Double A Jazz, Maryborough Traditional Jazz Ensemble, Grab Ya Cat, Peter Hooper Quartet, Mildura Stage Band, Don Mayne Trio, Nicola Milan, Splash Jazz, The Cope Street Parade, Red Cliffs Secondary Jazz Ensemble and more.
Bands subject to change.
Content: Arts Mildura