Boogie-woogie with Jools for free

IPSWICH: Piano maestro Jools Holland is heading to Christchurch Park next Saturday with his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra for a night of pure boogie-woogie - and you could be there for free.

He will be on stage with his 17-piece orchestra and special guests Alison Moyet and Ruby Turner for the concert which will include a slice of Nova Scotian culture in the form of award-winning artist Joel Plaskett.

A massive success in Canada, he will be treating the audience to some of the best of his indie-folk rock repertoire.

As well as performing with his orchestra, Later... With Jools - now in its 33rd series and having completed more than 200 shows - has become one of the top drawer television music programmes, assisting many bands to higher profiles.

Gates open at 5pm with the support artists on stage from 6.30pm. There’s even a grand firework finale to round off what promises to be a magical night out.

The Star has teamed up with the promoters to give away three pairs of tickets to Saturday’s show, all you need to tell us is what’s the name of Holland’s long-running television show.

Put your answer, name, address and a day-time contact number on a postcard and send it to Jools Holland competition PO Box 137, The Evening Star, 30 Lower Brook Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1AN, before 5pm this coming Wednesday.

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Winners will be notified by phone and their tickets waiting for them at the on-site box office right by the gate. A Joel Plaskett CD will also be waiting for them at the Nova Scotia marquee.

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