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The full programme will be available in March.

Event 602

Hay Festival Wine Club Tasting 2

Simon Leschallas

Venue: Festival Foodhall
The Hay Festival Wine Club in partnership with Southern Wines Ltd, hosted by Simon Leschallas. The three subjects will be Vondeling Wines from South Africa, Fortified wines, Sherries and Ports for the Summer, and Rose and White wines for those barmy summer days and evenings. 
The Hay Festival Food Hall and it’s full range of food outlets will be open throughout the evening for you to enjoy a bite before or after the tasting session.
Free but ticketed
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Event 305

Will Young and the Jazz Quintet

Venue: Tata Tent

Following on from the release of Summer Covers, an eclectic mix of fan-favorite jazz covers, Will Young returns to the stage with his incredibly talented band for a rare performance. Alongside some classic jazz standards, he will also perform new adaptations. Also, expect an abundance of funny stories and charming commentary throughout!

Will Young is one of the most well-known and recognizable figures in British contemporary music. Since 2002, his career has encompassed multi-platinum albums and sell-out live tours.

Beyond popular music, Will has always had a strong passion for jazz. Off the back of his recent fourth UK No.1 album ’85 Proof’, and its accompanying Love Revolution tour, Will released his most recent EP entitled ‘Summer Covers’ - a euphoric, eclectic mix of fan-favourite covers recorded live in Dean Street Studios with the same band line-up from his jazz residency at the legendary British jazz venue the 606 Club, in 2010.

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Will Young and the Jazz Quintet

Event 306


Hay Mela 4: The Music

Venue: Starlight Stage

Khamira is an Indo-Welsh collaboration that fuses Welsh folk, Indian classical, rock and jazz. Four members of the celebrated Welsh jazz/folk band Burum come together with three of India’s young new wave of adventurous genre-breaking musicians to create Khamira (meaning ‘yeast’ in Hindi). Suhail Yusuf Khan’s virtuosic Serengi and vocals dovetails with Tomos Williams’ trumpet; Vishal Nagar’s tabla joins in a feast of rhythms and syncopations with Mark O’Connor’s drum kit; while Aditya Balani’s soaring guitar solos are supported by Dave Jones on keyboard and Aidan Thorne on bass. 

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