February 26th: Later... tonight at 10.00pm on BBC Two Later... with Jools Holland has returned, and
this week Jools welcomes jazz drummer, producer and broadcaster Moses Boyd, award-winning singer Rag'n'Bone Man,
and American folk musician Peggy Seeger to the show.
February 24th: Legendary Musician Nitin Sawhney joins Jools and Jim's Joyride for Episode 5
The award-winning musician and composer recalls his terrifying eight-legged encounters and travels in India, and the group
discusses Jim's elaborate heritage and the transport troubles behind Stonehenge.
February 18th: Later... with Jools Holland; Series 57, Episode 1 tomorrow at 10.00pm on BBC Two Later... with Jools Holland returns to BBC Two for a
special six-part winter series continuing in lockdown form, which sees Jools opening the doors to his unique south London recording
studio, chatting to musicians about their favourite pieces of archive footage and showcasing specially shot performances from a wide
variety of artists.
Kicking off the series, Jools welcomes one of this year's most hotly tipped artists: singer-songwriter Arlo Parks. The show also marks the
much-awaited return of Nashville rockers Kings of Leon with an exclusive performance from the band's studio, and of Nottingham's polemical
frontman Jason Williamson and dexterous producer Andrew Fearn, aka Sleaford Mod, with a specially shot performance.
February 17th: Jools and Jim's Joyride
In this week's episode 4, acclaimed actress and comedian Sally Phillips joins Jools Holland and Jim Moir as they
discuss the wonders and weirdness of travel. Sally Phillips co-created comedy sketch show Smack the Pony and is also known
for her appearances in I'm Alan Partridge, Miranda, and the Bridget Jones' franchise, amongst many.
February 12th: Rescheduled Tour Dates
With the COVID-19 pandemic yet unresolved, it is with great regret that Jools Holland, his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra,
the guests, the agent, management, all venues and promoters are forced for a second time to reschedule some 2021 live shows,
moving them to 2022.
All previously purchased tickets continue to be valid for the corresponding rescheduled shows. Ticket holders are to contact
their point of purchase for any refunds. Click here for the
updated list of postponed dates.
February 10th: Joyride; Episode 3 Chris Difford available to stream now Jools and Jim's Joyride, the hilarious travel themed podcast hosted by Jools Holland and Jim Moir
(aka comedian Vic Reeves), takes to the skies this week with Holland's long-time chum and Squeeze bandmate,
February 3rd: Joyride; Episode 2 Jane Horrocks available to stream now
The Olivier, BAFTA, and Golden Globe nominated actress and singer reminisces over singing on the hills of Lancashire
and flying on Concorde, and she tells Jim and Jools about her "slow but angry" approach to cycling. Jim recounts
hitchhiking to the Isle of Wight; plus, they discuss favourite train stations, being a nosey parker, and wanting to
be pushed around in a giant Silver Cross pram.
January 27th: Joyride; Episode 1 Bob Mortimer available to stream now
The three reminisce on the weird rules of their short-lived "Gentleman's Motorcycle Club", Bob's awkward run-in with Michael Jackson's entourage,
and the comedy duo's close shave when someone pulled a gun pulled on them during a doomed ride around Los Angeles. Click
here to stream today's episode.
January 26th: Joyride with Jools Holland and Jim Moir new podcast series from tomorrow
Put on your seatbelt, check your mirrors and join Jools Holland and Jim Moir for their new podcast Joyride. Be it by car,
train, plane or boat, each week they take a trip with a special showbiz guest: sharing stories, revelations and memories on this tribute
to transport. Check out the first Episode of Series 1, featuring the legendary Bob Mortimer. Click
here for streaming platform options.
December 21st: Special Guests announced for 2021 Autumn/Winter Tour
Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra featuring Ruby Turner, Louise Marshall and Gilson Lavis have today announced the
special guests for their 33-date 2021 Autumn/Winter tour kicking off in Southend on Thursday 28th October 2021. Celebrating a massive
25th year, the 19-piece orchestra tour will be joined by music legend Leo Sayer, Britain's first great female rock and soul singer Lulu,
and original Squeeze chum Chris Difford. Also on tour is original Squeeze member and powerhouse drummer Gilson Lavis.
In addition, for the very first time (postponed from 2020), the tour will be joined by singer-songwriter Leo Sayer (17th 28th November
and 9th 17th December), Lulu (from 28th October to 14th November; 1st 8th December; 11th December; and 18th 21st December),
and Chris Difford (from 28th October to 27th November and 19th 21st December). All three special guests will take to the stage at London's
prestigious Royal Albert Hall.
Jools is currently recording his next album which will focus on his piano stylings, some duets and collaborations with other top artists. Produced
by Nitin Sawhney, the album will be released later in 2021.
Tickets are on sale now priced from £29.50 (+ booking fee), except the Royal Albert Hall concerts with tickets priced from £19.75
(+ booking fee) upwards. All tickets for the pandemic postponed October to December 2020 tour will be valid for their respective dates in 2021.
December 16th: Postponement of 2021 Spring European Dates
It is with great regret that due to the current spread of the Coronavirus and the uncertainty it brings for
the next few months, the shows in April 2021 22nd Turnhout, 23rd Brugge, 24th Amsterdam will be
postponed to April 2022:
Thursday 21st April 2022 Brugge, Stadsschouwburg
Friday 22nd April 2022 Turnhout, De Warande
Saturday 23rd April 2022 Amsterdam, Paradiso
Special Guest: Pauline Black and Arthur 'Gaps' Hendrickson from The
November 12th: Armistice Day Ceremony
Jools Holland and Ruby Turner paid a touching tribute to the Unknown Warrior during a special service held at Westminster Abbey yesterday
to commemorate the centenary of his burial and Armistice Day. Ruby, accompanied by Jools on piano, gave a wonderful rendition of
'Abide with Me', which was also sung at the burial 100 years ago.
Watch the Unknown Warrior 100 service on BBCiPlayer here to see the
performance in full (43.49 mins in).
October 17th: Turn Up Tonight
Jools Holland will be part of the stellar line up in Turn Up For Recovery's
#TurnUpFromHome 15th Episode. Tune in here at 7.00pm UK time.
October 1st: Three Little Words
Comedian John Bishop and writer, actor and director Tony Pitts have launched Three Little Words, a new podcast in which the two friends
talk to guests with an unforgettable story to share. Each guest must bring along the three words that mean something important to them,
plus the one word they never want to hear again. This week they were joined by Jools Holland.
September 30th: Turn Up Again
Jools Holland was part of the stellar line up in
Turn Up For Recovery's #TurnUpFromHome 13th Episode,
which went live on Saturday 26th September. For anyone who has missed it or wishes to re-watch it, please click
August 21st: Turn Up and Donate
Turn Up For Recovery, founded by Melia Clapton, have been
running a series of special YouTube shows #TurnUpFromHome with exclusive performances from some very special guests. Tomorrow they will be
going live with Episode 10, and Jools Holland will be part of the exciting line up. Tune in
The Turn Up For Recovery community organise fundraising gigs and events all over the world, bringing people together to talk about
abstinence-based recovery and raise funds to help provide treatment at
Crossroads Antigua Centre for those in need, so don't
forget to donate if you can at www.turnupforrecovery.org/donate.
July 2nd: Let The Music Play
In 2019 live music added £4.5bn to the British economy, supporting 210,000 jobs across the country, as well as having an impact on a global
scale. Up to 50% of the live music workforce is facing unemployment, leading to a catastrophic loss of skill, and 90% of grassroots
venues are under threat of closure. We need the government to address the importance of live musicand support it in order to ensure
its future once the pandemic has finally passed.
Show your support for live music and share a photo from the last gig you went to using #LetTheMusicPlay on your social networks. Thank you.