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Morcheeba and Lemon Jelly head Jazz Cafe Picnic open air gigs

Story: Jack Foley

JAZZ CAFÉ PICNICS - Lemon Jelly, Röyksopp, Nitin Sawhney, Morcheeba
At Kenwood House, July 10 and Marble Hill on August 14

COULD there be a more enjoyable and sophisticated way to soak up great music than in the grounds of two of England’s finest stately homes, on a lazy summer’s afternoon?

London’s Jazz Café prove they are experts when it comes to delivering the highest quality music and atmosphere by taking up summer residency in Kenwood House in Hampstead on Sunday, July 10 and Marble Hill near Richmond on Sunday, August 14.

The line ups are guaranteed to set music gourmands salivating in anticipation of a feast of beats so get those picnic hampers dusted and ready!

The Jazz Café Picnics are two all-day events open to young people, music fans and families alike. They promise a live programme of diverse but complimentary bands chosen for their talent and exceptional ability.

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Performing at Kenwood House in July will be:

Lemon Jelly who’s delicious take on electronic music creates sonic sparkles and swirls (album review);
Nitin Sawhney will return after his hugely popular performance at last year’s event (album review);
Louie Vega is playing with his band Elements of Life who profess to be 'dedicated to love, family, spiritualism and social awareness by creating a brand of samba, salsa and soul influenced music that celebrates life';
The Earlies with their big sounding psychedelic rock and blissful multilayered harmonies;
RSL – Manchester based world music band making their live debut.

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The Marble Hill (Twickenham) line-up is as follows:

Röyksopp, Norway’s leftfield duo who’s magical jazz-fuelled melodies who’s albums have been heaped with critical acclaim;
Morcheeba, classy chill out (album review);
The Herbaliser with their beat heavy blended hip hop (album review);
Quantic Soul Orchestra - featuring Alice Russell - a 9 piece funk, soul, Afro, boogie extravaganza;
K-OS, (pronounced chaos) who sings and raps over his lush, instrumental driven hip hop;
Acoustic Ladyland, high energy punk rock jazz who’s live sets unleash a hell bent funk fury.

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Kenwood House begins at 3pm, while Marble Hill commences at midday and tickets for both events start from £32.50.

Guests are allowed to bring picnics and drinks but can take advantage of the onsite bars.

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