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Other Jazz Festivals and Events in Ireland
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. Dates: 3 May - 5 May
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.
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: October
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
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
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 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
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
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: May - June.
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: May.
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: September
Bottlenote Music present an annual festival of improvised music in Dublin. Bottlenote once again proudly present a selection of improvising musicians from Ireland alongside their international counterparts for three days and nights of bold, challenging and innovative new music. Dates: February
Falcarragh Winter Jazz Festival
Falcarragh Winter Jazz Festival in Donegal debuted in 2018 with a programme, which featured internationally renowned guitarist Jesse Van Ruller, and MOBO-nominated jazz artist David Lyttle. Falcarragh Winter Jazz Festival, described as a “boutique festival of singular identity” in All About Jazz,