GoGo Penguin to play Canary Wharf Jazz Festival

Gogopenguin2300by300GoGo Penguin, Zara McFarlane and Polar Bear are among the acts performing at this year’s Canary Wharf Jazz Festival.

Taking place at the Canada Square Park from 15-17 August, this year’s event will see performances taking in jazz, Latin, big band and soul sounds.

The festival is London’s largest free jazz event and will be headlined by the Andy Sheppard Quartet.

Check out our recent interviews with vocalist Zara McFarlane and Seb Rochford’s experimental outfit Polar Bear.

The full line up for this year’s event is below:

Friday 15 August

7-8pm – ESKA

8.30-10pm – Riot Jazz Brass Band

Saturday 16 August

1.30 – 2.45pm – GoGo Penguin

3.15 – 4.30pm – Zara McFarlane

5-6.15pm – Hidden Orchestra with special guest Phil Cardwell

6.45-8.15pm – Ciyo Brown’s The Motown Sound featuring Gwyn Jay Allen and special guest James Morton

Sunday 17 August

1.30-2.45pm – Nostalgia 77

3.15-4.30pm – Polar Bear

5-6.15pm – Yiddish Twist Orchestra

6.45-8.15pm – Andy Sheppard Quartet

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