Saxophonist - Clarinettist - Flautist - Conductor - Band Leader - Educator

Live Performance Dates

In addition to performing for private and corporate functions Phil Shotton regularly performs around the North West of England and beyond. Catch Phil live with one of these ensembles...

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March 2024

Sunday, 3rd March 2024
1:00pm

Jazz at the Jugg

Phil Shotton performs with the Coffin Dodgers.

Jazz at the Jugg
Bridge Street
Newcastle
ST5 2RY

Friday, 15th March 2024
7:30pm

Save The Children

Phil Shotton directs Maghull Wind Orchestra for a Charity Concert for Save The Children.

Tickets £10, available from Jan 07788594170, janetgilbertson35@gmail.com or Moira 07964842456.

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St Michael's Church
54 Dowhills Road
Blundellsands
L23 8SP

Sunday, 17th March 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs with Anthony Mason (banjo).

The Wren
75 High Street
Stone
Stoke-on-Trent
ST15 8AD

Thursday, 21st March 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Concert 8:15pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs with his Duo.

The Baliff Bar
The Old Courts
Crawford Street
Wigan
WN1 1NA

Friday, 22nd March 2024
Doors 7:00pm | Concert 7:30pm

Kind of Cool

The Phil Shotton ‘Kind of Cool’ Nonet play live the entire iconic ‘Birth of the Cool’ album!

A rare and exciting opportunity to hear one of the most important and influential albums in jazz performed live, with the original instrumentation and arrangements, by some of the finest jazz musicians in the North of England. Phil Shotton (Baritone Saxophone & Bandleader), John Padfield (Alto Saxophone), Owen Bryce (Trumpet), Mike Monument (French Horn), Matthew Horner (Trombone), Adam Dutch (Tuba), Tom Sykes (Piano), Matt Lawton (Double Bass) and Andrew Bold (Drums).

Tickets £15, available from thechapelormskirk.co.uk.

The Chapel
6 St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QR

Monday, 25th March 2024
8:00pm

North West Duke Ellington Orchestra

Phil Shotton directs the North West Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Free entry.

Christ The King Parish Centre
Score Lane
Liverpool
L16 6AW

29th, 30th & 31st March 2024

Lowther Easter Festival

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ
April 2024

Wednesday, 10th April 2024

Lowther Jazz Club

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ

Sunday, 21st April 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs with Kieran Matthews (guitar).

The Wren
75 High Street
Stone
Stoke-on-Trent
ST15 8AD

Saturday, 27th April 2024
7:30pm

Maghull Wind Orchestra

Details TBC.

Holy Trinity Church
Hoghton Street
Southport
PR9 9DX

Monday, 29th April 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Jazz Jam Night In The Chapel

For the evening The Chapel, Ormskirk, will become a cabaret style jazz club where the Phil Shotton Quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the Great American songbook and Bebop era – swing music at its best!

Play with this stella quartet: bring your instrument, or voice, and you can join in with the band in the second set, should you wish to take part in the friendly, supportive and exciting jam session! Just have a chat to Phil during the interval to sign up for a slot.

Entry £5 (cash on the door).

thechapelormskirk.co.uk

The Chapel
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QR
May 2024

Saturday, 11th May 2024

Charity Concert

Details TBC.

Brio Charity Encourage Ministries
Northwich Memorial Court
Chesterway
Northwich
CW9 5QJ

Sunday, 12th May 2024
2:00pm

Northwest Saxophone Choir and Clarinet Choir

Phil Shotton directs the Northwest Saxophone Choir and Northwest Clarinet Choir.

Ormskirk Civic Hall
Southport Road
Ormskirk
L39 1LN

Saturday, 18th May 2024
8:00pm

Leeds Saxophone Workshop

Phil Shotton leads the Leeds Saxophone Workshop.

Admission £30, to book a space, email justinereilly@virginmedia.com.

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Farsley Community Church
Back Lane
Farsley
LS28 5EU

Sunday, 19th May 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs with Marcus Schofield (piano).

The Wren
75 High Street
Stone
Stoke-on-Trent
ST15 8AD

Monday, 20th May 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Jazz Jam Night In The Chapel

For the evening The Chapel, Ormskirk, will become a cabaret style jazz club where the Phil Shotton Quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the Great American songbook and Bebop era – swing music at its best!

Play with this stella quartet: bring your instrument, or voice, and you can join in with the band in the second set, should you wish to take part in the friendly, supportive and exciting jam session! Just have a chat to Phil during the interval to sign up for a slot.

Entry £5 (cash on the door).

thechapelormskirk.co.uk

The Chapel
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QR

Sunday, 26th May 2024
7:30pm

St Nicholas Church Music Festival

Details TBC.

Saint Nicholas Church
111 Mersey Road
Crosby
Liverpool
L23 6SS

Wednesday, 29th May 2024
7:00pm

Double Phil

Phil Shotton (sax / clarinet) performs with Phil Lucas (trumpet).

Pay on the door

The Phoenix Suite
Longton Rugby Club
Stoke-on-Trent
Staffordshire
ST4 8WG
June 2024

Saturday, 1st June 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

Tickets £13.20, available from alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW

Wednesday, 5th June 2024

Lowther Jazz Club

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ

Thursday, 6th June 2024
8:00pm

Tallulah's Emporium Jazz Club

Phil Shotton performs with the House Band.

Free admission

Tallulah's Emporium
122 Victoria Road
New Brighton
CH45 9LD

Sunday, 16th June 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs with Mike Monument (double bass).

The Wren
75 High Street
Stone
Stoke-on-Trent
ST15 8AD

Monday, 24th June 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Jazz Jam Night In The Chapel

For the evening The Chapel, Ormskirk, will become a cabaret style jazz club where the Phil Shotton Quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the Great American songbook and Bebop era – swing music at its best!

Play with this stella quartet: bring your instrument, or voice, and you can join in with the band in the second set, should you wish to take part in the friendly, supportive and exciting jam session! Just have a chat to Phil during the interval to sign up for a slot.

Entry £5 (cash on the door).

thechapelormskirk.co.uk

The Chapel
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QR

Sunday, 30th June 2024
6:00pm

20th Annual Prescot Festival

Phil Shotton directs Maghull Wind Orchestra for a Last Night of the Proms Finale concert for the Prescot Festival.

July 2024

Sunday, 7th July 2024
7:30pm

Phil Shotton Big Band

The Phil Shotton Big Band, with vocalists, present an evening of Classic Swing and Sinatra to raise money for Queenscout Hospice.

Southport Little Theatre
Hoghton Street
Southport
PR9 0PA

20th & 21st July 2024

Lowther Ice-cream Festival

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ

Sunday, 21st July 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs with Tom Sykes (piano).

The Wren
75 High Street
Stone
Stoke-on-Trent
ST15 8AD

Wednesday, 24th July 2024
7:00pm

Maghull Wind Orchestra

Phil Shotton directs the Maghull Wind Orchestra.

St Helen's Church
112 Alexandra Road
Crosby
L23 7TQ

Monday, 29th July 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Jazz Jam Night In The Chapel

For the evening The Chapel, Ormskirk, will become a cabaret style jazz club where the Phil Shotton Quartet will entertain you by playing jazz standards from the Great American songbook and Bebop era – swing music at its best!

Play with this stella quartet: bring your instrument, or voice, and you can join in with the band in the second set, should you wish to take part in the friendly, supportive and exciting jam session! Just have a chat to Phil during the interval to sign up for a slot.

Entry £5 (cash on the door).

thechapelormskirk.co.uk

The Chapel
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QR
August 2024

Wednesday, 14th August 2024

Lowther Jazz Club

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ

24th, 25th & 26th August 2024

Lowther Food Festival

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ
September 2024

Saturday, 28th September 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

Tickets £13.20, available from alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW
October 2024

Saturday, 12th October 2024
7:30pm

Moldova Charity Concert

Phil Shotton directs the Maghull Wind Orchestra for a concert to help raise funds for Breadline, a charity based in Moldova.

Free admission, with donations gratefully received on the night.

Maghull Baptist Church
Hall Lane
Maghull
L31 3DY
November 2024

Thursday, 7th November 2024
1:00pm

Café Society

Phil Shotton performs with his Trio joined by vocalist Adee Lifshitz.

Admission £5 (cash or card).

jazznorthwest.co.uk

Dringhouses Sports Club
St Helen’s Road
Dringhouses
York
YO24 1HR

Saturday, 30th November 2024
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

Tickets £13.20, available from alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW
December 2024

Tuesday, 10th December 2024

Wilmslow Jazz Club

Phil Shotton and the Christmas Big Band perform as part of the Tuesday Jazz & Swing Programme.

The Morley Green Club
Mobberley Road
Wilmslow
SK9 5NT

Tuesday, 17th December 2024
7:30pm

Christmas Concert

Phil Shotton directs Maghull Wind Orchestra as they perform a selection of Christmas music.

St Andrew's C Of E Church
22 Damfield Lane
Maghull
L31 6DD
February 2025

Saturday, 1st February 2025
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW
April 2025

Tuesday, 8th April 2025
8:00pm

Phil Shotton Nonet

The Phil Shotton Nonet play 'Kind of Cool'.

Admission £10, on the door.

grahambrookjazz.co.uk

Wilmslow Jazz Club
Morley Green Club
Moreley Green Road
Wilmslow
SK8 5NT
May 2025

Sunday, 18th May 2025
7:30pm

Phil Shotton Big Band

The Phil Shotton Big Band, with vocalists, present an evening of Classic Swing and Sinatra to raise money for Queenscout Hospice.

Southport Little Theatre
Hoghton Street
Southport
PR9 0PA
June 2025

Saturday, 28th June 2025
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW
September 2025

Saturday, 27th September 2025
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW
November 2025

Saturday, 29th November 2025
Doors 7:30pm | Starts 8:00pm

Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop

Phil Shotton performs with Zoot Serious & a Belly Full of Bop.

alexanderslive.com.

Alexander’s Live
Rufus Court
Chester
CH1 2JW