Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival Elements

Love Brum (Official Charity Partner)

LoveBrum was founded in 2015 with a simple goal – make Birmingham even better. The vision was to create a charity that local people could get behind to make a real positive change in their community. We are passionate about the city of Birmingham and…

Hare & Hounds

Hare & Hounds will be hosting not one, but TWO of our After Hours events, taking place on Friday 12 and Saturday 13th July until 3am! FRIDAY 12TH JULY This will be a Hare & Hounds Disco special with MoJazz All Stars playing Disco classics…

Dark Horse

The Dark Horse is hosting two After Hours events which will keep you dancing right through to 3am! Friday features DJ Food providing a visual history of the Kraftwerk’s various eras, looks and line ups, combining 60 tracks of Teutonic Techno, European Electro & Kraut…

One Trick Pony

The One Trick Pony Club in Moseley is an eclectic and discerning music venue, right next to the festival entrance! The venue will be hosting two After Hours events for us, meaning you can walk out of the festival when it ends at 10:30pm and…

Cuban Embassy

The Cuban Embassy is an independent venue born out of a passion for Cuba, rum, live music and good food. They have assembled a collection of over 120 of the finest rums from around the world and their Cuban cocktails are made exactly the way…

Prince Of Wales

The Prince of Wales provides an exciting pub experience and a unique atmosphere in the heart of Moseley. Always a firm favourite as a post-festival drinking spot, the Prince will be providing two After Hours events on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July – both…

Fighting Cocks

Loved by locals and embodying the friendly vibe of its Moseley neighbourhood, the Fighting Cocks brings the best in British hospitality. Original 1800 period features are set against a contemporary design, providing a perfectly offbeat backdrop to the friendly banter drifting over from the bar.…

Caribbean BBQ

Caribbean Catering return to Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul almost every year and are firm favourites of our staff, festival goers and artists alike. From Jerk Chicken to Goat Curry, this is the place to experience the authentic taste of the Caribbean right in Moseley…

Original Patty Men

One of Birmingham’s favourite burger and craft beer restaurants, Original Patty Men, work with the tagline ‘Patty Pimps & Purveyors Of Filth’. The business began selling street food at Digbeth Dining Club before setting up its permanent location in Digbeth in December 2015. The restaurant…

Sabai Sabai Thai Cuisine

In a nut shell, Thailand is known as the land of smiles; Sabai Sabai means chill out. Combine these two and you have dining at Sabai Sabai. The blending of fabulous Thai food served with upbeat city chic has made this stylish Thai restaurant popular…

Full Of Chaat Indian Street Food

Digbeth Dining Club regulars, Full of Chaat, is an Indian Street Food operation based in Stirchley, Birmingham. They bring Birmingham traditional Indian street food with an exciting tapas twist, through home cooked dishes including vegetarian and vegan options. If you enjoy great food and a…

Persian Kitchen

Persian Kitchen are regulars and firm favourites at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival. They create delicious meals inspired by the remarkable flavours of the region of Persia. Whether making traditional Ghormeh Sabzi and Fesenjan or their take on the classic Kebob, they aim to…

Tin Van Pizza

The Tin Van Eating Company like to keep things simple – it keeps their customers happy and it keeps the planet happy. They choose the very best ingredients (selected for quality & sustainability) and source them through their ethical / welfare-based supply chain. They keep…

Vegeteria Falafels & Meze

Vegeteria (Falafel) provides a unique festival eating experience by offering delicious and original vegan and vegetarian street food served from an eye-catching stall. Their signature dish is their freshly fried Falafel which they serve in pitta with an array of fillings and salads. Their menu and…

Bournville Waffles

The Bournville Waffle Company have traded at many of the UK’s best festivals and events, selling waffles with unusual toppings from their lovingly restored and converted Mustang caravan. All the waffles are baked fresh to order, filling the air with an irresistible smell. The menu…

Shepherds Ice Cream

Shepherds Ice Cream is made from whole sheep’s milk. Sheep’s milk is exceptionally high in solids, which creates a proper smooth, creamy dairy ice cream, but with half the fat. Their festival unit carries a range of up to 9 flavours, always including a non-dairy option. At…

Carnival Coffee

Carnival Coffee has grown from strength to strength and was very proud to be the official coffee purveyors at the Olympic Sailing in Weymouth and Portland for the London 2012 Olympic Games. They create an atmosphere by providing tables, chairs and white picket fencing. Here,…

Cocktails

Our Cocktail Bar is staffed by our talented mixologists, who create a bespoke cocktail menu for Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul every year. Classics have included Mojitos, Cosmopolitans, Frozen Margaritas and original themed cocktails such as the Park Ranger and the Rave Zombie. Each cocktail…

Just Jugs

As the name suggests – Cocktails and Pimms served by the jug! Perfect for groups, chilling in the sunshine and listening to the music over a jug of your favourite cocktail. The cocktail jugs feature a Tropical, Citrus or Berry base with 8 shots of…

Red Rum & Pink Gin

The Red Rum & Pink Gin bar serves the finest selection of Rums and Gins from our vintage style trailer. Choose from a variety of Rum or Gin-based cocktails, lovingly created by our mixologists, or select your favourite Rum or Gin from our extensive range…

Slush & Slosh

There’s something for kids and adults alike at this bar – Fruit Slushies for the kids, Cocktails Sloshies for the adults! We use the juiciest fresh fruit for the slushies and sloshies including pineapple, coconut, berries, apple, passionfruit, mango and much more. They’re the perfect…

The Draught Bar

Working with local breweries we serve you the best imported artisan lagers, award winning real ales and craft ciders. Our Main Bar is home to a wide selection of products from Purity. Based on a working farm in the heart of the beautiful Warwickshire countryside,…

Wine & Fizz

Created from a refurbished and modified caravan, our Wine & Fizz bar seves the finest Italian sparkling wine. You can expect a selection of award-winning Whites, Reds and Roses from around the world, to suit all discerning palettes.

The Jacksons

The Jacksons are on tour and will be performing a live headline gig at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival in Birmingham on Friday 12th July! In 2018, THE JACKSONS celebrated 50 years as one of the most successful groups in music history. Jackie, Tito,…

Burt Bacharach

BURT BACHARACH will be bringing our Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival Tenth Anniversary celebrations to a close in a live headline performance. Catch him on Sunday 14th July in Moseley Park, Birmingham! Burt Bacharach is one of the world’s most acclaimed, award-winning composers/songwriters. His…

The Brand New Heavies

The Brand New Heavies are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Funk royalty and pioneers of the 90s Acid Jazz scene, THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES have achieved sixteen UK Top 40 singles and released two…

Khruangbin

Khruangbin are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! Globetrotting Texan trio KHRUANGBIN is formed of Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald “DJ” Johnson on drums; Khruangbin’s sounds are rooted in the…

Craig Charles

Craig Charles is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Asked by The Independent to define himself in six words, Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul stalwart and curator Craig Charles said “Late to bed, early…

Ibibio Sound Machine

Ibibio Sound Machine are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! “Music is a universal language, but spoken language can help you think about what makes you emotional, what makes you feel certain feelings, what…

Brian Jackson

Brian Jackson is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Half of the power duo Gil Scott-Heron & BRIAN JACKSON, Brian wrote, arranged and produced over 10 albums over an eight-year period. Time and time…

Oscar Jerome

Oscar Jerome is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! South London’s Oscar Jerome has procured quite the remarkable year-to-date. It’s been one that has seen the artist score 6Music playlisting for recent single ‘Do…

Renegade Brass Band

Renegade Brass Band are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! RENEGADE BRASS BAND, hailing from the northern English city of Sheffield, combine 8 horns, 2 percussionists, a scratch DJ and live MC, to form…

Ishmael Ensemble

Ishmael Ensemble are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! ISHMAEL started releasing deep house tracks on Wolf Music before stepping out of the box with the release of his debut album “Sometime In Space”…

JP Bimeni & The Black Belts

JP Bimeni & The Black Belts are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! On his debut album Free Me, Burundian-born JP BIMENI astonishes with a voice that recalls Otis Redding in his prime whilst…

Jurassic 5’s Soup Presents: The Fullee Love Collective

Jurassic 5’s Soup is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham with The Fullee Love Collective on Friday 12th July! Hip-hop legend Soup/Faakir from Jurassic 5 aka Fullee Love is a gold selling artist. Along with performing favourite hit…

Boca 45 (DJ Set)

Boca 45 is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! Bristol (UK) Native BOCA 45 (Scott Hendy) immersed himself in all things hip-hop from a young age and has been unleashing funky gemstone productions upon…

Neue Grafik Ensemble

Neue Grafik Ensemble is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! After a bunch of records under his belt on esteemed labels such as 22a (Henry Wu, Al Dobson Jr…) and Rhythm Section (Dan Kye,…

Smoove & Turrell

Smoove & Turrell are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! The story of SMOOVE & TURRELL began when Smoove was around keyboardist Mike Porter’s house one day. They overheard a neighbour singing sublime melodies…

DJ Food: 45s Only

DJ Food is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Strictly Kev has been involved with the multi-producer DJ Food project on Ninja Tune for over 20 years, being the sole remaining member for over 15…

Delta Autumn: Multiplayer Mode

Delta Autumn are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! The sound of Delta Autumn appears somewhere between modern electronica colliding with 70’s jazz fusion with a nuance of post-rock. With glitched out sample manipulation…

James & Black

James & Black are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Bruce James and Bella Black joined musical forces in Austin, Texas in 2011 and have been on a mission spreading the word of “Guerrilla…

3 Feet High & Rising – E Double D

E Double D is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham celebrating the music of De La Soul on Friday 12th July! Channel 4 UK Flava Mix DJ Championships winner E Double D, has enjoyed a successful career spanning…

Crazy P’s Danielle Moore

Crazy P’s Danielle Moore is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! Danielle Moore is already globally known as the front woman for Crazy P. She is also known as one third of the…

Young Pilgrims

Young Pilgrims are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! Gathered from all across the UK, Young Pilgrims are an explosive 9-piece ensemble who’s brass heavy, rock influenced sound is a slap in the face…

Necktr

Necktr are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Necktr are a 9 piece soul fusion band based in Leeds, who’s unique interpretation of Hip Hop, Afrobeat, Soul and Ambient music has earned them critical…

Coast To Coast with JP Watson

JP Watson is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham with a set dedicated to hip-hop on Friday 12th July! Who’s better: Nate Dogg or Nas? Tribe or Tupac? Missy or Dre? For more than three decades the…

Alice Auer

Alice Auer is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! Norah Jones meets Jordan Rakei is just one way to describe young singer-songwriter ALICE AUER. Providing a unique mix of jazz and soul music, Alice…

Everybody Dance with Tom Mason

Tom Mason is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham with a set dedicated to disco on Sunday 14th July! Tom Mason plays an eclectic mixture of funk, soul, disco, hip hop, reggae, laid back house and a…

Daytoner

Daytoner are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! As a DJ & producer, Daytoner has supplied global funk, soul, ska and swing dance floors since 2009 with over 30 releases, remixes and edits on…

The Peaceful Ones

The Peaceful Ones is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! The Peaceful Ones played his first records out sometime in the back end of the 1980’s at the West Indian community centre on…

Sam Redmore

Sam Redmore is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! SAM REDMORE has built a name for himself over the last few years for crafting soul-drenched remixes and reworks of both solidified classics and…

Paradise Garage Disco with Sam Redmore

Sam Redmore is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham with a Paradise Garage Disco set on Saturday 13th July! “One of the UK’s biggest soul & funk DJs” – Craig Charles, BBC Radio 6 Music Driven by…

Meditations with Matt Beck

Matt Beck is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Meditations is an irregular night / monthly radio show that explores the downtempo spectrum of sounds….Expect lots of dub, balearic beat, yacht rock, sunshine…

Rosie Tee

Rosie Tee is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Birmingham’s Rosie Tee is a composer & performer known for her innovative, atmospheric blend of electronic, jazz, classical & pop. Her sound has been hailed…

Aadae

Aadae is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! Aadae makes music that crosses boundaries. Born in Nigeria but raised in Peckham, her songwriting speaks of family parties spent listening to high life and Afrobeat,…

Shaun Williams

Shaun Williams is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! What do you get if you mix Nigerian-Irish parents and post-war working-class Birmingham with heavy metal and reggae scenes? A jazz-fusion, funk, and soul-loving…

Ponyland

Ponyland are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! Saddle up with PONYLAND for a ride into a heady, energetic world of live Afro-beat, Punk Jazz, with a 7-piece ensemble. Expect animalistic behavior, galloping grooves…

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 12th July! Dean Sunshine Smith has been a frontline DJ sharing the more eclectic and soulful side of dance music for well over a quarter of…

Phenomenal Women of Funk with Echo Juliet

Echo Juliet is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham celebrating the phenomenal women of Funk on Friday 12th July! Echo Juliet spins dancefloor-filling funk and disco alongside feelgood afro, latin and jazz grooves. Festival appearances include the…

The Atlantic Players

The Atlantic Players are live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! Festival favourites, The Atlantic Players are a 9-piece soul band from Moseley, Birmingham. They deliver a southern soul sound you would have heard back…

Soul Sisters with Mazzy Snape

Mazzy Snape is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham with a set celebrating music’s Soul Sisters on Sunday 14th July! Mazzy Snape is resident DJ and promoter of The Night Owl, organising all the weekend events from…

Notebenders Community Big Band

Notebenders Community Big Band is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! The Notebenders Big Band is the brainchild of our patron and inspiration, Andy Hamilton MBE. Band members hail from all sections of the…

Odd Soul

Forged in Birmingham’s bubbling Selly Oak music scene, Odd Soul blend jazz, soul, post-rock and hip-hop to create a fresh, vibrant and intricate sound. Odd Soul take jazz and soul influences from the likes of Hiatus Kaiyote and Jordan Rakei, and fuse them with the…

Tina Edwards

Tina Edwards is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! DJ, Broadcaster and Music Journalist TINA EDWARDS is a regular host on Giles Peterson’s Worldwide FM and runs Supreme Standards, a new platform for editorial,…

World Service with DJUJU

DJUJU is DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! DJUJU aka Julia Gross started developing her style and sounds at gatherings and afterparties, born our of a love for tunes with feeling, grooves and…

Tom C Walker

Tom C Walker is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! From a young age his virtuoso Performances stunned audiences with his guitar playing quickly earning him respect and admiration from musicians more than 4 times his age. This lead to Tom’s first studio sessions with legendary…

Neil Rushton’s Soul Shack

Neil Rushton’s Soul Shack returns to Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul on Friday 12th July celebrating the imminent release of its’ own LP compilation on the Club Soul label. The various artists compilation is jam packed with tracks that sum up the Soul Shack manifesto,…

Ashley Allen Quintet

Ashley Allen Quintet is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! A growing presence in the local Jazz & Gospel scene, keyboardist Ashley Allen has worked extensively with the likes of Gregory Porter, Aynsley Lister,…

Forj

Forj is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! Forj is an exciting quartet led by drummer Jonathan Silk, featuring the critically acclaimed and long time friend and collaborator, Nick Jurd on double bass alongside the incredible musicianship of…

Nick Corbin

Nick Corbin is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Saturday 13th July! NICK CORBIN spent 2018 in good company, touring with the likes of The Milk, Stone Foundation and The Spitfires as well as opening for Mavis…

Carole Brewster Band

Carol Brewster is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! Carol Brewster has recently returned to performing after a short break and her recent appearance at the Jazzlines Symphony Hall session showed that she has…

Paradise Brothers

Paradise Brothers are DJing live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Friday 13th July! Paradise Brothers are two Birmingham based DJs whose name was inspired by New York’s iconic night club “Paradise Garage”. The duo spin Soul, Disco,…

Jazzlines Ensemble

The Jazzlines Ensemble is live at Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival 2019 in Moseley Park, Birmingham on Sunday 14th July! The Jazzlines Ensembles provide young musicians from Birmingham and the surrounding areas with the opportunity to develop their ensemble playing skills and learn more…

I Am Yogi

Moseley Park is home to the brand new I AM YOGI studio, a dedicated space for yoga practice surrounded by the tress and tranquility of the beautiful park. The purpose-built studio opened in October 2018 and runs a schedule of classes 7 days a week from…

Swing Era

The Swing Era is an exciting swing dance school established in 2014 by local musician and dancer Martyn Nelson. They bring authentic 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s Swing dance classes, courses, workshops, events and festivals into the heart of the city. Based in Moseley but also…

Northern Soul

Two left feet? Love soul but feel too intimidated to try dancing? Doesn’t matter, a willingness to have a laugh and get involved is all you need to try our Northern Soul Dance workshop. A regular fixture at MJFS now, you may have also caught…

SoFunk

Sofunk ® Dance Fitness is the brand new dance Fitness class created by Sharon Brown Fitness. Bringing together her passion for dance and fitness and her love of Soul, funk and disco music. With easy to follow choreography under Sharon’s instruction, you’ll be dancing (and…