Take a look at the local restaurants, cafés, bars and live music venues offering dining and entertainment offers.


Jazz Wine Garden

Step into the Jazz Wine Garden - an oasis right on the Corso - to enjoy premium Huntington Wines and The Goose Cider from Mudgee, NSW and a wide variety of Nomad Brewing Co’s craft beers all complemented by Cheese, Oyster and Tapas platters.

Live music from 6-8pm once the jazz stops.

Open 11am – 8pm all weekend.

The Ivanhoe Hotel

Join us at The Ivanhoe for live music across the October long weekend!

Saturday 30 September, 3 - 6pm
Local favourites Hoppin Mad are here to get you in the mood!

Sunday 1 October 
Andy Mammers and The Major Toms are here to rock the house - kicking off straight after the NRL grand final!

Monday 2 October, 6 - 9pm
Join us for the annual JAZZ JAM to end the weekends festivities with a bang! 

One of the Manly Jazz highlights, the Jazz Jam at the Ivanhoe is set to sizzle with a fitting finale to the 40 year celebrations. Backed by a one of the best rhythm sections in Sydney, soloists will astound with their skilful, spontaneous, energetic improvising. 
Artists you are likely to hear are, Andrew Speight, Eric Alexander (US), Andrew Dickeson, John Harkins, Ashley Turner and many more talented local musicians.

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Beach Bar

Come and enjoy delicious food and live music overlooking the beach at our new Beach Bar opening this summer and launching over Manly Jazz weekend. Open every Thursday to Sunday between 3 – 7pm.

Live Entertainment
Saturday 30 September, 4 – 6pm
Kath Morrison accompanied by Steve Smillie

Sunday 1 October, 4 – 6pm
Josh Poretti - Jazz, blues and flamenco

Feeling peckish?
Enjoy new menu items like soft shell crab tacos, pulled pork pizza, sweet potato chips with one our cocktails of the day for $10, sangria and pimms jugs or a bucket of beer with mates.

Seafood Lunch Basket
"Best when shared" just $39 per seafood basket - tempura barramundi, tempura prawns, salt and pepper calamari, battered onion rings with hand cut chips and salad. Available at Zali’s Beach Bar all day.


Hotel Steyne 

Join us at The Hotel Steyne for our annual Manly Jazz Fest festivities with live music, food and a pop-up bar serving ice cold 4 Pines beer across the long weekend. 

Showcasing Sydney finest bands including:
The Aston Martinis
Paul Derricot Trio
Cass Greaves Trio
Sweet Jelly Rolls
Eamon Dilworth Trio
Slide McBride

Pack your dancing shoes and bring your partner for a toe tappin, swinging good time!

The Herring Room

Join us at The Herring Room over the Manly Jazz weekend for a selection of cocktail specials for just $12 - available with any meal purchase lunch or dinner on Saturday and Sunday, dinner only Monday. Also serving classic 1920's food specials!

Proudly partnering with Manly Spirits & Co Distillery.

Manly Fig

Come and see why The Fig has been one of Sydney’s best music venues for eight years.

Friday 22 September
Doors open 7pm for 8pm show

Join us for a special evening, featuring the outstanding glam-rock of the legendary Jeff Duff band.

Supporting we have the virtuoso guitar of the globe-trotting Adam Miller and the beautiful sounds of the Miriam Lieberman trio.

Only $20 a seat at table. BYO or buy on site.

St Matts

Jazz Concert at St Matthews Church Manly - come enjoy a night of fantastic jazz, funk and soul music led by the St Matts Soul Band. 
Saturday 30 September, 7.30pm

Purchase tickets online.
Adults $20
Concession $15
Family $60

Manly Wharf Hotel

Manly Wharf Hotel as part of the Manly Jazz festival presents!                                                   

Jazz Soulstress Carlotta Centanni
Thursday 28 September, 7pm.

“Jazz on the Jetty” featuring Marcello Maio Trio
Saturday 30 September, 3pm.

St Andrew's Church 

Jazz in the Kirk Cafe featuring the Licorice Allsorts.
Friday 29 September, 7.30pm

Bring your own drinks and nibbles and hear some great Jazz with the well-known clarinettists Paul Furniss, Peter Buckland and Jack Wiard.
Backed by the rhythm section of Rachel Hamilton (piano), Peter Boys (bass) and Lawrie Thompson (drums).

Tickets $22.50 (supporting Allowah Presbyterian Children's Hospital)

Bookings essential 9451 9068

Jazz Gospel Service
Sunday 1 October, 9.45am

Featuring Geoff Power's New Orleans Jazz Gospel Jazz Band with special guest Carol Ralph, widely considered one of Australia's finest jazz volcalists.

Last updated : Thu 28 Sep 2017 - 5.06 pm