Enjoy Excellent Music and Beer at 2019 Guangzhou Jazz Festival

By Sponsored, October 30, 2019

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Music lovers are in for a real treat next month as the Guangzhou Jazz Festival returns in true form, with exclusive beer brand Supra adding a new element to this year’s event.

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During the 10-day festival, you’ll see some of the genre’s best artists, including multiple Grammy award-winning jazz musicians taking the stage at Xinghai Concert Hall. But before you catch an earful of jazzy tunes, Guangzhou Pearl River Beer’s craft beer brand Supra will be out in full force to give attendees a taste of some of the best local craft brews you can find. 

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With heavy-hitters like oatmeal stout, American IPA, saison IPA, cranberry beer, plus a specially brewed cider, Supra’s extra fresh collection of suds are all the more reason to join this annual music event.

Starting from November 22 at 8pm, you can see three-time Grammy award winner and 16-time nominee Branford Marsalis kick off the festival. He is one of the most influential classical and jazz crossover saxophonists, composers and educators around. The Branford Marsalis quartet, formed by the man himself, is recognized as one of the best jazz orchestras in the world. 

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And much like Jazz’s rich history, dating back over 100 years ago, Supra’s inherited ‘castle brewing’ method dates back to 17th century Europe, making Supra beer a highly sought-after beverage with great taste.

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The Guangzhou Jazz Festival will continue on for 10 exhilarating and lively days of performances with musicians in town from around the world. On December 1, the festival will come to a close with a performance from Cecil McLorin Salvant – who’s won three Grammy awards in just four years. Salvant is a unique talent and holds extraordinary strength, which has enthralled the jazz world. At the age of 28, she was referred to as “the best jazz singer of the past decade” by the New York Times. Simply put, you won’t want to miss this show.

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The young and gifted jazz diva Cecile McLorin Salvant. Image via promoter

With these two great acts opening and closing the festival, along with numerous other talented musicians, this jazz fest is sure to be one to remember, especially after enjoying cool and refreshing craft beer by Supra, which is monitored by an international brewer certified by German VLB, and checked by a group led by the national wine tasting committee to ensure for quality beer and refined brewing. 

And, if you’re looking for more fun venues to drink Supra beer, here are three located in the heart of Guangzhou.

Jojo’s Riverside

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JoJo’s Riverside is a 500-seat casual drinking and dining establishment with spectacular views of the Pearl River, Canton Tower and CBD on their rooftop terrace as well as the first floor – a prime place for live entertainment. JoJo’s exceptional location in Guangzhou’s lively Party Pier, combined with a mouthwatering fusion menu made for sharing and a premium range of cocktails and beers, make it a must-visit F&B spot.

Qing Man Party Restaurant 

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Considered one of the more popular F&B spots in town, Qing Man prides itself on being the ultimate party venue. Going all out for any type of celebration, you’re sure to have a good time at this lively, modern Chinese eatery. 

Pearl River Craft Beer Restaurant


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Located next to the city’s local Zhujiang Brewery, which dates back to 1984, Pearl River Craft Beer Restaurant is a prime location for food, drinks and entertainment. From the moment you step inside, a glorious line of taps serving Supra’s finest craft IPA, stout, and cider beers, among other options await thirsty patrons. And with over 4,000 square meters of space to roam around, this venue is unlike anything you’ll find in Canton. 

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Fri-Sun Nov 22-Dec 1, various times and prices. Xinghai Concert HallSee event listingTickets.

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