Byrd Out presents Walthamstow Jazz Festival 2019, in association with Adnams, brings together legendary and cutting edge talent, with Cream drummer Ginger Baker headlining with his Jazz Confusion outfit, afrobeat originator Tony Allen, as well as the effortlessly cool Django Django, free jazz pioneer Evan Parker, Stereolab’s Laetitia Sadier, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, and rising stars such as Emma-Jean Thackray, Binker Golding, Project Karnak and others.

The festival will take place on Saturday 16 February 2019 at the beautiful Grade II Listed Walthamstow Assembly Hall, a short walk from Walthamstow Central Station and is working in partnership with Dalston’s Sodas, Perky Blenders Coffee Roasters, and Waltham Forest, London Borough of Culture 2019.

Expect stellar jazz across both stages, as well as a chance to buy exclusive releases from our label friends including YAM RecordsWeekertoftWormfood! LondonEcstatic Peace LibraryNone More Records, and us, Byrd Out.


Ginger Baker’s Jazz Confusion
Tony Allen
Django Django (DJ set)
Vels Trio
Evan Parker, John Edwards, and John Russell
Emma-Jean Thackray
Leifur James
Thurston Moore
Binker Golding and Elliot Galvin
Project Karnak
Lætitia Sadier
CykadaRun Logan Run
Têtes de Pois
Waldo’s Gift
Dear Earth (DJ set)
None More Records Soundsystem (DJ set)
Earthly Measures (DJ set)
Ashley Robinson (DJ set)

***Running order TBC.***