Picnic in the Park August 2017

Picnic in the Park 2017

Taking place throughout August, the programme will feature a range of quality acts from local talent to internationally acclaimed jazz artists.

Following the recent success of the Wonderful World event that took place in People’s Park after the Dong Energy Great Grimsby 10K, we are delighted to announce the Picnic in the Park live music programme will take place throughout August.

SUNDAY 6 AUGUST 1.30PM

Jamie Brownfield Quartet

Featuring BBC Jazz Awards ‘Rising Star’ Jamie on trumpet, Tom Kincaid on piano, Ken Marley on double bass and Jack Cotterill on drums. This fresh and exciting quartet play their own mix of New Orleans street beat, swing & reggae.

Jamie Brownfield Quartet

SUNDAY 13 AUGUST 1.30pm

The Hut People

Accordionist Sam Pirt and percussionist Gary Hammond play feel-good dancing tunes from Quebec to Spain and from Scandinavia to Sussex – and everywhere in between.

The Hut People

SUNDAY 27 AUGUST 1.30pm

ReDiffusion All Stars

Leeds-based reggae and afrobeat upbeat ensemble play 70s TV themes and easy listening hits for your enjoyment.

Rediffusion All Stars

MONDAY 28 AUGUST 1.30pm

Merlin’s Keep
10th anniversary celebration

Local Celtic folk rock favourites are joined by special guests in order to celebrate with you a decade of their music making.

Merlins Keep