Coming Up

Funk in Sessions

Live Music

Wednesday 16th May 8pm
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Live Funk Jam...FUNK Only...Nothing but the Funk! All are welcome to listen or perform!

Free

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Prototypes - Oliver Marsden

Exhibition

Opening: Thursday 24th May 6- 9pm

25th May – 16th June
Friday and Saturdays 10am-3pm
SVA gallery, 4 John St, Stroud, GL5 2HA

SVA, The Goods Shed, Stroud, GL5 3AP - Open during the Jazz weekend 

Paintings inspired by computer games and glitches, sound animation, Japanese Buddhist sculpture, sacred geometry and his sons’ Lego creations Oliver Marsden presents new “Prototype” paintings and works from his studio. 

 

 

 

Ariwo

Jazz Stroud: Ariwo

Friday 25th May. doors 7.30pm
SVA, The Good Shed, Stroud GL5 3AP

Ariwo are a Cuban/Iranian four-piece focused on intersection between electronic and ancestral music. The band brings together Iranian electronic composer Pouya Ehsaei and three of London’s most influential Cuban musicians.

Tickets £10 advance £12 on the door - including Anchorsong and Mermaid Chunky

 

  

 

 

 

China Bowls

Jazz Stroud

Friday 25th May 11pm - 1.30am
SVA. 4 John St, Stroud, GL5 2HA

With an infectious neo-soul jazz vibe and experimental hip-hop influences China Bowls has played across the UK, from Colston Hall to Glastonbury, Boomtown and Bestival. She's a storyteller in her own right and delivers both extensive solo sets and dynamic full band performances. Latest single The Way is out now on Saffron Records.

Tickets £7 advance / £8 door

 

 

Ivo Neame Quartet

Jazz Stroud

Sunday 27th May 7.30pm
SVA, The Goods Shed, Stroud GL5 3AP

Ivo Neame's music is a living, breathing contradiction – complex yet accesible, considered yet spontaneous, traditional yet forward-thinking. His new album, Moksha, is driven by multi-layered textures and grooves, brilliantly fluid lines brought together by his own exploratory voice and a band made up of London's finest jazz musicians.

Tickets: £12 advance, £15 on the door  - Ticket includes We are Leif

 

 

 

 

Slam The Poet x Oli Haylett // Hip-Hop Open Collaboration

Jazz Stroud

Sunday 27th April
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

Slam The Poet and Oli Haylett are bring an infusion of rhythmically orientated lyricism and textural loops to investigate a crisis of intimacy. Their collaboration looks into our close, loving relationships for the harmonies and tensions of modern life. Theirs is a twisting, floating narrative immersing us in the lived emotions of navigating our attachments.

Tickets £8 advance £9 on the door 

A Taste of Furnivals

Exhibition

Saturday 19th May 10am - 3pm
Short talks:11am & 2pm

SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

Get a taste of John and Astrid Furnival’s forthcoming exhibitions with Clive and Jill Adams: John's landscape and architectural drawings in 'A Cotswold Celebration' at Ruskin Mill Gallery, Nailsworth 19 May-17 June. John and Astrid's text based and knitted collaborations in 'Lost for Words' at Museum in the Park, Stroud 26 May-24 June, with guided tours, workshops and special events. Best known as a 'visual poet', John was a student alongside Hockney in the 1950s and has since lived with his wife Astrid in Nailsworth and Woodchester. Supported by Arts Council England and the Langtree Trust.

Free 

Dan Sparkes

Exhibition

Opening: Thursday 24th May 6 - 9pm
25th May – 16th June
Friday and Saturdays 10am-3pm

SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

Born and based in the West of England, Daniel Sparkes  works in the genre of Comic Abstraction; applying visual interventions to found imagery with his dark comic motifs that stylistically falter between the landscapes of Dr Seuss, Philip Guston and bunker architecture. Recently Sparkes has been nominated for the prestigious Jerwood drawing prize, created artwork for brands such as Givenchy, Nike and Warp Records and exhibited extensively across Europe and the United States.

Free

  

Mermaid Chunky

Jazz Stroud

Friday 25th May 7.30pm
SVA, The Goods Shed, Stroud, GL5 3AP

With it’s roots in contemporary art, this outfit's performances are made up of tailor made art film projections accompanied by sound scapes of drum machines, synthesisers, saxophone, recorder, wind up toys, robotic cats and floating lyrical phrases.

Tickets: £10 advance £12 on door - includes Ariwo and Anchorsong

 

 

 

Nubya Garcia

Jazz Stroud

Saturday 26th May 7.30pm
SVA,The Good Shed, Stroud GL5 3AP

Headlining the Goods Shed on Saturday night, London-based saxophonist and composer, Nubya Garcia is one of the leading forces behind the resurgence of jazz-influenced sounds in the UK. Her compositions glow with "Afro-futurist touches, chill Baduizm and self-assurance", performed by a band comprised of London's finest musical talent.

Tickets: £12 advance £15 on the door  - Includes The Feelgood Experiment

 

We Are Leif

Jazz Stroud

Sunday 27th May 7.30pm
The Goods Shed, Station yard, Stroud GL5 3AP

Comprised of four established improvising musicians from Bristol & Bath, We Are Leif deftly span the balance of jazz sensibilities with the groove and sound world more associated with Nu-Soul, R'n'B and Down Tempo genres. 

Tickets: £12 advance, £15 on the door - includes Ivo Neame Quartet

 

 

 

 

 

Situation Sounds

Jazz Stroud

Situation Sounds
Sunday 27th May 10.30pm-2am
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

 Since 2012 their record label ‘Situationism' has been a melting pot of shared ideas and a hotbed for jazz funk fuelled boogie, Nu Disco and Deep House. Their official releases and edits have been supported by a veritable who’s who of the disco edit community including Dicky Trisco, Pete Herbert, Unabombers, Ashley Beedle, Fingerman, Opolopo, Joey Negro & Greg Wilson. See more

Advance tickets: Slam The Poet x Oli Haylett // Hip-Hop Open Collaboration//Situation Sounds// Waldo's Gift £8

Waldo's Gift

Jazz Stroud

Sunday 27th May 10.30pm-2am
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA  

Showcasing their own hybrid of groove, math and jazz plus hosting a weekly night at Bristol's The Gallimaufry, where they invite some of the city's finest to collaborate with them; Waldos Gift have emerged as a new force, combining blinding technique with real creative musical insight and authenticity. See more

Advance tickets: Slam The Poet x Oli Haylett // Hip-Hop Open Collaboration//Situation Sounds// Waldo's Gift £8

 

Funk in Session

Live Music

Wednesday 23rd May 8pm
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Live Funk Jam...FUNK Only...Nothing but the Funk! All are welcome to listen or perform!

Free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jazz Stroud 2018

Live music

Jazz Stroud 2018
Jazz Stroud is an artist-led weekend of music in Stroud town centre that embraces all aspects of the jazz spectrum, ranging from the more traditional forms of swing and gypsy jazz to improvised electronic music, experimental hip-hop and beyond. With a combination of free daytime events, outstanding evening concerts, late night live sessions and club nights, the weekend should provide something for everyone. Jazz Stroud 2018 headliners Nubya Garcia, Ivo Neame Quartet, Ariwo, Anchorsong, and more.

www.jazzstroud.org  

 

Anchorsong

Jazz Stroud

Friday 25th May 7.30pm
SVA, The Good Shed, Stroud GL5 3AP

Anchorsong – aka Masaaki Yoshida - has become globally recognised for his unique live shows, which many people have described as "like watching a painter drawing on a white canvas", as he creates electronic music completely live using a sampler (MPC2500) and a keyboard, right in front of the audience

Tickets: £10 advanced / £12 on the door - This includes Ariwo and Mermaid Chunky

 

 

 

Feelgood Experiment

Jazz Stroud

Saturday 26th May 7.30pm
SVA, The Goods shed, Stroud, GL5 3AP

Opening the Saturday evening will be Bristol's Feelgood Experiment, who return to Jazz Stroud for the third time with their sumptuous blend of jazz, soul and R&B.

Tickets: £12 advance £8 on the door - includes Nubya Garcia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Footshooter Presents: Sawa-Manga, Brother Portrait & Footshooter (Live set)



Jazz Stroud

Saturday 26th May 11pm - 3am
SVA 4 John St, Stroud GL5 2HA

Originally hailing from Stroud, Footshooter is the production moniker used by London-based musician Barney Whittaker. His style explores grooves and rhythms spanning UK dance music with the melodic vibrations of jazz and soul. He has invited some of his favourite artists, poets, and vocalists from the London scene to join him at the SVA. 

Tickets £8 advance £10 on the door 

 

Slime time

Slime Workshop

Tuesday 29th May 
Times: 11-12am, 12.30- 1.30pm and 2-3pm 
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

SLIME is sweeping the nation! Silly Science offers 1hr hands-on, multi-sensory slime making sessions for children aged 5-12yrs. Workshops are drop-off and booking is essential at sillyscienceworkshops.com/book-online