Please see the 2018 program below.  You can find details on each of the bands on the Artists page.

In addition to the music program listed below, for this year’s Festival we are delighted to announce that Little Drop of Poison and La Zanyas Restaurant will also have two stages running from 3.30pm till 11pm on Saturday 25th February. We will provide more details on their program shortly.

Children’s activities—including a jumping castle, craft activities and face painting—will take place between 2pm and 6pm on Saturday and Sunday in Pryor Street.


Saturday 24th February 2018

Morrison Kleeman Stage - Town Square

11:45am –12:00pm Festival opening
12:00pm –1:00pm Stonnington Youth Jazz Initiative
1:30pm –2:30pm Sisters and Misters of Song
3:00pm –4:00pm Dig We Must
4:30pm –5:30pm Melbourne Jazz Quartet
6:00pm –7:00pm Lady & the Tramps
7:30pm –8:30pm The Shuffle Club
9:00pm –10:00pm Sun Rising (Session 1)
10.30.30pm –11.30pm Sun Rising (Session 2)

Stage 2 – Commercial Place

12:30pm –1:30pm Blue Tango
2:00pm –3:00pm Anita Harris Quintet
3:30pm –4:30pm Harry Coulson's Blue Dogs
5:00pm –6:00pm Tracey Roberts Quartet
6:30pm –7:30pm Pugsley Buzzard Trio
8:00pm –9:00pm Greg Champion & The Useful Members of Society
9:30pm –11:30pm Issi Dye

Stage 3 – The Terrace Stage

6:00pm –7:00pm Matt Kirsch Trio
7:30pm –8:30pm The Meltdown
9.00pm –11:00pm Regular Boys

Roving Band

1:00pm –4:00pm Crescent City Connection

Little Drop of Poison Stage

Eltham High School Ensemble
6:00pm –8:00pm Brooklyn '86
8:30pm –10:30pm attlin' Bones Blackwood

La Zanya's Stage

3:00pm –5:30pm Rich Girl
6:15pm –11:00pm The Real Thing

Sunday 25th February 2018

Morrison Kleeman Stage – Town Square

11:00am –12:00pm The New Orleans Pelicans Brass Band marching around town plus stilt walker
12:00pm –1:00pm The New Orleans Pelicans Brass Band
1:30pm –2:30pm Melbourne Singers of Gospel
3:00pm –4:00pm The Jackson Four
4:30pm –5:30pm Stylus

Stage 2 – Commercial Place

12:30pm –1:30pm St Helena High School
2:00pm –3:00pm A Tribute to Blue Note
3:30pm –4:30pm Kerri Simpson & The Belmar Jazz Playboys
5:00pm –6:00pm Soul Sacrifice