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Take Five Programme!


(This content relates to the 2013 festival.) 

Twenty hours of jazz, blues and swing on five stages for just £5.

The line-up included Irish blues star, Grainne Duffy; Tim Kliphuis’ Tribute to Stephane Grappelli; local sax heroes, Ben Bryden and Scott Murphy with their bands; the classic blues of The Jensen Interceptors; and New York singer and pianist Champian Fulton.


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Community Bands

(This content relates to the 2013 festival.)  Community groups from all around Dumfries and Galloway will be appearing atTake Five, including: Dalton Community Dance Group, The Moffat Academy JazzGroup, The Moffat Piano Ensemble, The Lockerbie Youth Choir, The LockerbieGuitar Ensemble,The Rainbow ... + more