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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May 2024

Sunday, 26th May 2024
7:00pm

St Nicholas' Church Music Festival

Phil Shotton directs Maghull Wind Orchestra for the St Nicholas' Church Music Festival, also to help celebrate 150 years of the church.

Tickets £6 (under 16s free) and can be purchased from www.ticketsource.co.uk/st-nicholas-church-blundellsands.

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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

Sunday, 2nd June 2024
4:00pm

The Shupa Project

Phil Shotton (reeds) performs with Mark Parkinson (flute) and Mike Hughes (vibes) the music of Benny Goodman and Bill Evans.

Free admission.

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The Wren
Market Square
Stone
Staffordshire
ST15 8AT

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

14th & 15th June 2024

Chicago Teddy Bears

Phil Shotton performs with the Chicago Teddy Bears at the 25th Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival.

For more information, and to book tickets, visit www.thejazzguide.co.uk

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

Thursday, 27th June 2024
8:00pm

Alsager Jazz Club

Phil Shotton performs at the Alsager Jazz Club with the Andrzej Baranek Trio.

Tickets £5, available on the door.

Alsager Jazz Club
Alsager Golf and Country Club
Audley Road
Alsager
Stoke-on-Trent
ST7 2UR

Saturday, 29th June 2024
7:30pm

Kaleidoscope Big Band

Phil Shotton directs the Kaleidoscope Big Band.

Tickets £12.50, available from Congleton Information Office.

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New Life Church
Danesford Community Centre
West Road
Congleton
CW12 4EY

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

Saturday, 6th June 2024
7:30pm

Ormskirk Music Society

Phil Shotton performs with the Ormskirk Music Society for a 'Last Night of the Proms' cocnert.

Tickets 12 (£5 students/u18) available on the door, or inadvance from ticketsource.co.uk/ormskirk-music-society.

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St John the Baptist Church
School Lane
Burscough
L40 4AE

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.

Tickets £12.50, available by emailing margaret-ray@uwclub.net, or by calling 01704 526308.

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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 at a performance as part of the Crosby Community Shoir Music Festival.

Tickets £5 (under 16s free).

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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

Sunday, 4th August 2024
2:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs Matt Lawton (double bass).

Cafe Saison Didsbury
236 Burton Road
West Didsbury
Manchester
M20 2LW

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

Sunday, 15th September 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs his Duo.

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

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, 5th October 2024

Phil Shotton Ten Piece Swing Band

Phil Shotton directs his ten-piece swing band for a charity concert on behalf of Christian Relief Uganda.

Family Worship
Sandwich Drive
Macclesfield
SK10 2UD

Wednesday, 9th October 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

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

Sunday, 13th October 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs his Duo.

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

Monday, 21st October 2024
8:00pm

Phil Shotton & His Big Band play Benny Goodman

Phil Shotton takes to the stage as clarinet soloist with a full set of brand new bespoke arrangements by Ronnie Bottomley. The programme will embrace many of Benny Goodman’s greatest hits.

Tickets £17 / £20, available from the The Liverpool Philharmonic website.

The Music Room
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Hope Street
Liverpool
L1 9BP
November 2024

Saturday, 2nd November 2024

Phil Shotton Big Band

Phil Shotton directs his Big Band to perform 100 years of big band music in 90 minutes.

Concert in aid of local charities.

For ticket and information, please contact Peter (07852390458), Damian (07507160004), or email widnesrotaryclub1937@gmail.

Widnes Rugby Club
Heath Road
Widnes
WA8 7NU

Sunday, 3rd November 2024
4:00pm

Phil Shotton Duo

Phil Shotton performs his Duo.

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

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, 3rd December 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, 8th December 2024

Christmas Concert

Phil Shotton directs the Maghull Wind Orchestras as they perform a Christmas concert full of carols and festive favourites.

Oak Theatre
Scarisbrick Hall
Southport Road
Scarisbrick
L40 9RU

Monday, 9th December 2024

U3A Jazz Society

Phil Shotton and the Christmas Big Band.

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
January 2025

Wednesday, 15th January 2025

Lowther Jazz Club

Phil Shotton performs with The Cafe Society.

www.lowtherpavilion.co.uk

The Lowther Pavilion
Lowther Terrace
Lytham Saint Annes
FY8 5QQ
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

Sunday, 2nd February 2025
8:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

The Falcon Hotel
Breakwater Road
Bude
EX23 8SD

Saturday, 15th February 2025
7:30pm

St Michael's Church

Phil Shotton directs the Maghull Wind Orchestra.

St Michael's Church
St Michael's Road
Crosby
L23 8SD

Wednesday, 19th February 2025
8:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

St. Lawrence's Parish Church
Congleton Road
Biddulph
Stoke-on-Trent
ST8 7RG

Thursday, 20th February 2025
8:00pm

Double Phil

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

£12, pay on the door

Stadium Leisure Snooker Club
Nottingham Road
New Basford
Nottingham
NG5 1EG
March 2025

Sunday, 2nd March 2025
12:30pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Willingham Social Club
Fen End
Willingham
Cambridge
CB24 5LH

Sunday, 16th March 2025
12:30pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

The Ansty Club
Grove Road
Ansty
Coventry
CV7 9JD

Sunday, 23rd March 2025
1:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Old Barn Hall
55 Church Road
Great Bookham
Surrey
KT23 3PQ
April 2025

Wednesday, 2nd April 2025

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Private Party

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

Friday, 25th April 2025
8:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Budworth Hall Ballroom
205 High Street
Chipping Ongar
CM5 9JG

Sunday, 27th April 2025
7:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

St Mary's Church
2 Elsworthy Road
London
NW3 3DU
May 2025

Sunday, 4th May 2025

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band at the Filey Folk Festival.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Filey Evron Centre
1a John Street
Filey
North Yorkshire
YO14 9DW

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

Sunday, 25th May 2025
1:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band at the Filey Folk Festival.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Old Barn Hall
55 Church Road
Great Bookham
Surrey
KT23 3PQ
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

Sunday, 28th September 2025
12:30pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band at the Filey Folk Festival.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Broomfields Hall
18 Union Road
Solihull
B91 3DH
October 2025

Sunday, 5th October 2025
1:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band at the Filey Folk Festival.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Old Barn Hall
55 Church Road
Great Bookham
Surrey
KT23 3PQ
November 2025

Saturday, 15th November 2025
8:00pm

Jake Leg Jug Band

Phil Shotton performs with the Jake Leg Jug Band at the Filey Folk Festival.

www.thejakelegjugband.com

Calstock Arts
The Old Chapel
Sand Lane
Calstock
PL18 9QX

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