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  • EFG London Jazz Festival 2022

    Friday 18 November plus support Balladeste https://www.wegottickets.com/event/555082

  • short stories retold 2022

    New tour dates for 2022

  • half a world away video

    ARQ recorded live at The Vortex, London https://youtu.be/8IHvKXPDKDs

  • ARQ VIDEO Sands film studio 2021

    The multi award-winning group recorded live at Sands Film Studios in London. More live videos on Videos page.

    https://youtu.be/mVPl5A5a6-I

  • Short Stories

    Latest album ‘Short Stories
    has achieved international radio play already across Australia, USA & South Africa. Streaming and digital sales have also had a world-wide reach – Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, China, Japan, Russia, Brazil, Mexico and Turkey – and across Europe.

  • Ivors Academy Composer Awards

    Alison Rayner won the jazz category: small ensemble for 'There is a crack in everything' from 'Short Stories'. Listen BBC R3 Sun 8 Dec 2019 9pm.

Upcoming Dates

2022

Wed 30 NovemberGoole Junction - Junction Arts Centre 7.30pm
Thu 1 DecemberLiverpool Capstone Theatre - 7.30pm

Previous Gigs

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

  • Edinburgh Jazz Bar
  • Edinburgh Traverse Theatre
  • Eyemouth Hippodrome
  • Newcastle The Globe
  • York The Basement
  • Frankfurt Fabrik
  • Hamburg Die Motte
  • Bremen Bürgerhaus Hemelingen
  • Berlin b-flat
  • Kiel Kulturforum
  • Lübeck Essigfabrik
  • Recklinghausen Altstadtschmiede
  • Hochlar St
  • London Vortex
  • Black Mountain Jazz Festival
  • Orpington Naturist Jazz Festival
  • Swanage Jazz Festival
  • Stourbridge Bonded Warehouse
  • London Poplar Union
  • Bromley BYMT
  • London Pizza Express Jazz Club
  • Coventry Jazz
  • Birmingham Jazz 1000 trades
  • Shrewsbury The Hive
  • Chichester Jazz Club
  • Oxford Spin Jazz Club

2017

  • Cambridge Jazz Festival
  • London Vortex
  • London Lauderdale Jazz
  • Orpington Jazz Club
  • North Devon Jazz Club
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • St Austell Loveday’s
  • Brecon Jazz Club
  • Bristol Future Inns
  • Cardiff Full Moon
  • Swansea Taliesen Theatre
  • London Pizza Express Jazz Club
  • Birmingham Jazzlines Symphony Hall
  • Colchester Arts Centre
  • Hemel Hempstead Old Town Hall
  • Leeds Heart
  • Lincoln The Collection
  • Nottingham Bonington Theatre
  • Sheffield Lescar
  • Northants Contemporary Jazz
  • Poole Sound Cellar
  • Exeter Barnfield Theatre
  • Stratford Jazz

2016

  • Scarborough Jazz Festival
  • Hebden Bridge Wainsgate Chapel
  • London Vortex
  • Watermill Jazz
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • North Devon Jazz
  • Ashburton St Lawrence Chapel
  • Birmingham Jazz
  • Brighton Verdict
  • Bristol Hen & Chickens
  • Fleece Jazz
  • London Karamel
  • Northants Contemporary Jazz
  • Nottingham Jazztrane at The Maze

2015

  • Swanage Jazz Festival
  • Wakefield Jazz Club
  • Oxford Spin Jazz Club
  • Derby Jazz at the Cube
  • Cambridge Modern Jazz Club
  • Birmingham Jazz
  • London Vortex

2014

  • London Jazz Festival South Bank Centre
  • Brighton Verdict
  • Bristol Hen & Chickens
  • Exeter Barnfield Theatre
  • Guildford Electric Theatre
  • London Lauderdale Jazz
  • Nottingham Jazztrane at The Maze
  • Oxford Wine Cafe
  • Sherbourne Jazz Club
  • Ashburton St Lawrence Chapel
  • Bideford Palladium
  • St Ives Jazz Club
  • London Vortex