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The Jacksons & Burt Bacharach amongst Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul 2019 lineup

Birmingham’s Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival’s tenth anniversary lineup is out – and it’s arguably their strongest yet.

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Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival is set in the truly beautiful and unique setting of Moseley Park, Birmingham. Every year, the park plays host to a weekend of blistering live music, attracting people from all over the world who gather to see International legends alongside the latest contemporary breakthrough artists from the world of Jazz, Funk & Soul.

Taking place on the weekend of July 12-14, this year’s festival features a whole host of massive names – including headliners The Jacksons, The Brand New Heavies and Burt Bacharach.

Friday will be headlined by one of the most successful groups in history – The Jacksons, with Ibibio Sound Machine in the headline support slot. Acid Jazz pioneers The Brand New Heavies headline Saturday night, following a performance from Gil Scott-Heron collaborator Brian Jackson. Bringing the festival’s tenth anniversary celebrations to a close will be Burt Bacharach, following a support slot from Khruangbin.

Also performing across the weekend will be Craig Charles, JP Bimeni & The Black Belts, Jurassic 5’s Soup Presenting The Fullee Love Collective, Oscar Jerome, Renegade Brass Band, Smoove and Turrell and many more.

Tickets for the tenth edition of Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul go on sale Friday 1 February at 10am via this link.

For the full line-up check out the poster below, and for more information please visit

Richard Franks

Founding editor of Counteract. Freelance travel and music journalist.