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Jazz, Brass and Bounce

Wigan has a deep history and connection with the liberating spirit of music. Wigan’s annual International Jazz Festival hosts iconic Jazz musicians and is considered one of the finest Jazz festivals in Europe. Pemberton Brass Band continues to celebrate a century long formidable reputation of prize-winning performances. The legendary Northern Soul all-nighters at Wigan Casino continue to spin mythologies into infinity. A new generation bop to Bounce, a unique uplifting electronic sound evolved from Chicago House that put a Donk on Wigan Pier. Wigan Music Service and Wigan Youth Zone continue to light the fire within a new generation of musicians.

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