Festivals

Other Jazz Festivals and Events in Ireland

See our Scene Listings page for once-off events and gigs 

Bray Jazz Festival

Bray Jazz Festival

Bray Jazz Festival is Ireland's leading contemporary jazz and improvised music festival to be held within the Greater Dublin Area, each year, May Bank holiday weekend. 2018 Dates: 4-6th May.

Galway Jazz Festival

Galway Jazz Festival

Galway Jazz Festival is a weekend festival of leading local, national and international jazz artists with the aim to foster jazz as a contemporary art form in the West. Dates: Early October, 2018.

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival

Guinness Cork Jazz Festival is an annual music festival held in Cork City each October and has been running since 1978. Dates: Oct 19 - Oct 22, 2018.

Sligo International Summer School & Jazz Festival

Sligo International Summer School & Jazz Festival

Sligo International Summer School & Jazz Festival is a festival which aims to promote jazz and improvised music by hosting world-class, inclusive events that inspire, educate and entertain. Dates: July 24 - July 30, 2018.

Limerick Jazz Festival

Limerick Jazz Festival

Limerick Jazz Festival has been promoting music in the mid-west of Ireland for over 35 years. The festival features the best of live Irish and international contemporary Jazz. Dates: September, 2018. 

Moving On Music, Belfast

Moving On Music, Belfast

Moving on Music is the leading promoter of jazz, folk, roots, traditional, classical and ‘other’ music in Northern Ireland.

Brilliant Corners Festival

Brilliant Corners Festival

Brilliant Corners is a festival of jazz in Belfast, presented by Moving On Music, Northern Ireland's leading not-for-profit promoter of Jazz/Folk/Trad/Classical/Roots music. The week long festival takes place in March each year with a programme of live music, film and workshops. Dates: early March, 2019.

City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival

City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival

City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival is annual celebration of jazz and big bands which features artists from all over the world and welcome more than 60,000 revellers over one weekend. Dates: May 3 - May 7, 2018. 

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival

Doonbeg International Jazz Festival is a weekend festival which features bands from Europe, USA, and all over Ireland, including swing, dixie, and jazz music on their programme. Dates: June 1 - June 4, 2018. 

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

Ballydehob Jazz Festival

Ballydehob Jazz Festival is a small weekend festival which sees over 40 performances that range from big name concerts to small workshops; from lively pub gigs to intimate side shows and a healthy dose of fringe attractions to compliment. Dates: Fri 4th May - Mon 7th May, 2018. 

Django sur Lennon Gypsy Jazz Festival

Django sur Lennon Gypsy Jazz Festival

Django sur Lennon Gypsy Jazz Festival is a not-for-profit annual festival celebrating the music of the great Django Reinhardt in the picturesque village of Ramelton in Donegal. Dates: 27th - 29th September 2018