Tag Archives : jazz


First day of Blues ‘n’ Jazz Festival cancelled due to weather

We have reluctantly had to cancel the first day of this year’s Ocean City Blues ‘n’ Jazz Festival on Friday 9 August, due to forecast bad weather. The main concern for us is the potential wind strength (which affects infrastructure safety) and direction (which can increase the amount of rain hitting the stage and electrical […]


Free festival of blues and jazz music in Plymouth this weekend

This weekend, Plymouth’s Barbican will be filled with the sounds of smooth blues and swinging jazz as the Ocean City Blues ‘n’ Jazz Festival returns for its fourth year. The festival, organised by Plymouth City Council, runs from Friday 9 to Sunday 11 August and starts at 12pm each day. The main stage on The […]


A week of fireworks and festival fun

It’s one of the biggest weeks in Plymouth’s events calendar as the British Firework Championships return on Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 August, followed by the Ocean City Blues ‘n’ Jazz Festival from Friday 10 to Sunday 12 August. The British Firework Championships offer two nights of spectacular pyrotechnics that are completely free to enjoy. […]