Jonathan White, Crewe
The 17th Nantwich Jazz, Blues and Music Festival - http://www.nantwichjazz.com - takes place over the Easter weekend. Organisers are expecting up to 40,000 people to attend the Festival over its five day period (Thursday 28th March to Monday 1st April) with over 100 performances at over a dozen pubs and venues in Nantwich. More than £1 million is expected to be injected into the town’s economy.
Entry to festival pub gigs is via a £6 wristband on sale from the Crown Hotel, Crewe Lyceum, Nantwich Civic Hall, Nantwich Tourist Information centre, the Nantwich Square or online.
Headline acts include The Blockheads, Shakatak, The Wonder Stuff, Sad Café and Courtney Pine.
The Cat (http://thecatat.com/) and Firenze (http://www.thenantwichnews.co.uk/) on Welsh Row and the Railway Hotel (http://www.railway-hotel.org/m.entertainment.html) on Pillory Street have their own Easter live entertainment, with free entry to all events.