THE sweet sound of jazz will be heard around Pershore this weekend at the annual festival takes place in the town.

Kicking off at 7pm on Friday (Aug 15) the Pershore Jazz Festival will see performances at the town's college in Avonbank, Pershore.

Across the weekend some of the performers include the Eureka Parade Band, the Midland Youth Jazz Orchestra, Bruce Adams and Kenny Ball Junior and his Jazzmen.

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