Gwilym Simcock and The Storyhouse Big Band

Music at Storyhouse Running from
Last event: Friday 2 August 2019 at 8pm
  • £24 / £10
    Each ticket is subject to a £1.50 booking fee

Members get 10% off tickets at Storyhouse. Moonlight Flicks and Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre. £4 month, no commitment, priority booking, no fees, instant access, two tickets per member.

  • Storyhouse Theatre

Part of: Chester Music Festival

The Storyhouse Big Band was a hit on its debut at last year’s festival when it was joined by John Helliwell playing arrangements of Supertramp’s singalong hits.

For 2019 the programme promises an evening of arrangements of much-loved classic tunes from the great American Songbook, along with exciting contemporary compositions by Gwilym Simcock, Andy Scott and fellow big band performers.

Simcock is currently composer-in-residence with the NDR Big Band in Hamburg, for whom he has composed a new Sawgrass Suite.

He and award-winning tenor saxophonist and composer Andy Scott will be joined by some of the finest musicians in the North West.

Big band, big sounds, great energy and great fun guaranteed.

Time details

Duration TBC (inc. interval)

Festival Chester Music Festival

This year we’re proud to bring you an exciting line-up of young world-class talent who are performing some brilliant music in unexpected spaces here at Storyhouse.