MUSIC JAZZ fans on the Island are being invited along to a free party in the summer featuring some of the best-known names in British jazz.
Bill’s Birthday Bash will take place at the Riverside Centre on June 23 and tickets for the event will be available at a concert on May 26 at the Apollo Theatre, Newport.
The line-up at the event will include sax player Alan Barnes, double bass player Cass Caswell, trumpeter Digby Fairweather and other top stars.
There is a limited capacity for the gig due to fire regulations.
Future events on the Island include Jim Thorn and guests, who will be playing at The Black Sheep, Ryde, next Saturday, February 23, at 8.30pm and Steve Parkes Jazz and Blues, which takes place every Thursday at The Wight Montrene Hotel, Sandown, at 8.30pm.