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Jam House Hits the High Notes for City Festivals

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Edinburgh's legendary Jam House has secured a double musical coup by being chosen to play a leading role in two of the city's most prestigious annual festivals.


The live music and dining venue in Queen Street will be offering thousands of visitors to this year's Taste of Edinburgh food festival at Inverleith Park from May 29-31 an all-round package of top live blues, jazz and rock ‘n' roll entertainment.


The popular hotspot will also be the main venue for the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival from July 31- August 9 featuring top jazz and blues artistes.


The Flavours (May 29-31), The Wize Guyz (May 29-31), The Offenders (May 29 and 31) and Bobby King and the Kingfishers (May 30) will mark the Jam House's third successive involvement in Taste of Edinburgh.


The al fresco food and drink extravaganza will feature worldwide cuisine from 14 of Edinburgh's top restaurants as well as live cooking demonstrations from world-leading chefs including Jean-Christophe Novelli and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.


The event will be a curtain raiser for three Taste festivals throughout the UK at Edinburgh, London and Birmingham. The Jam House in Birmingham will be provide all the entertainment for the final event from July 9-12. 


John Bunce, Operations Manager for the Jam House's parent company Luminar Leisure, said: "We are delighted to have been chosen to play such a major role in Edinburgh's culinary and cultural scene. It demonstrates the confidence and faith that the city have placed in us as a top-class entertainment venue."


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