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St George is to host the fourth Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival on Thursday 18 & Saturday 20 September at Imperial Wharf, London's leading riverside destination, providing a stage for some of Britain's finest musicians.

Free event for the whole family - Thursday 18 September (6pm - 10pm) & Saturday 20 September (1pm - 10pm).

Ross Faragher, Managing Director of St George Central London commented: "St George is delighted to be supporting British Jazz for the fourth year running at Imperial Wharf. The festival offers Londoners, the local community and those from further afield the opportunity to hear some wonderful music in a new destination, whilst dining al fresco at one of the many excellent restaurants."

The exciting programme includes Britain's finest soul and R&B singer Ruby Turner, young super group Empirical, guitar master John Etheridge and his trio, Cuban band La Trova de Oriente, hip hop trumpeter Abram Wilson & The Delta Blues Trio, up and coming rockabilly blues singer Imelda May, 9-piece skazz band Jazz Jamaica and 'The First Lady of British Jazz' Claire Martin.

The Imperial Wharf Jazz Festival adds colour to London's regular diary of free events with music the whole family can enjoy set on the north bank of the River Thames adjacent to Chelsea Harbour.

The Boulevard at Imperial Wharf offers the perfect opportunity to relax in style at one of several exciting restaurants and bars over-looking the River Thames and enjoy this free event with the mellow and up-beat sounds from some of the world's finest musicians.

The event has been programmed and produced in partnership with St George by leading event production company ESIP also behind the international concert series 'Made in the UK' and the Global Mix record label.

At the heart of Imperial Wharf is the Mediterranean style Boulevard offering a range of fine restaurants where one can either dine al fresco and enjoy the Festival or within the various establishments' stylish interiors. Diners can enjoy the Chinese and Teppanyaki delights of Yi-Ban (020 7731 6606), Thai delicacies from the palatial Saran Rom (020 7751 3331), Indian flavours from Memories of India on the River (020 7731 6606) and the highly acclaimed seafood of Deep (020 7736 3337); venue for the second series of Gordon Ramsay's the F Word, as well as the highly popular Young's Waterside bar and restaurant (020 7371 0802).

PROGRAMME

Thursday 18 September
7pm - Empirical
8.30pm - Ruby Turner

Saturday 20 September
1pm - John Etheridge Trio
2.15pm - Imelda May
3.45pm - Abram Wilson & The Delta Blues Trio
5pm - La Trova de Oriente
6.45pm - Claire Martin
8.30pm - Jazz Jamaica

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