Jazz Festival near Loch Lomond and Trossachs cottages


Fri 1st - Sun 3rd October

The 5th annual Callander Jazz and Blues Festival will take place over the weekend of 1st / 2nd / 3rd October 2010. The Festival Event is centred in the Trossachs town of Callander which is the eastern gateway to the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park an area of outstanding scenic beauty and historical interest.

This years musical event stages over 50 live performances spread over 22 venues and features a host of local, national, and international musicians playing live for you entertainment and appreciation every style of jazz and blues music with just a hint of soul thrown in.
A long weekend of superb live music with constant performances plus Jazz Cruising, Jazz Parades, Open Mic Sessions for both jazz and blues vocalists and instrumentalists, workshops hosted by professional musicians even an inter-denominational Jazz Church Service.
The Callander Jazz and Blues Festival is now firmly established on the UK Festival map and is one of the largest rural music festival events in Scotland. Visit the Heart of Scotland and experience a weekend of first class entertainment amongst the early Autumn splendour of the Trossachs.


Join the Jazz Cruise
One of the highlights of the Callander Jazz Festival is The Jazz Cruise on the SS Sir Walter Scott on beautiful Loch Katrine. 2 hours cruisng the 7 miles of Loch Katrine listening to the band with refreshments served on board. Take in the stunning views of Ben Venue and Glen Gyle, once the home of Rob Roy MacGregor.

There is a covered sun lounge area and a viewing deck and lounge should the weather be inclement.

Spaces are limited therefore booking in advance is highly recommended. This was a great day out in 2009 as the weather was sunny and everyone had a great time listen to Winstone's Pennine Jazz Band.