The Ballydehob Jazz festival 2016 has kicked off. Check facebook for updates and info on All things jazzy

Lake Street Dive | Saturday 30th April

LAKE STREET DIVE has evolved from an eclectic alt-country jazz group to a pop-soul juggernaut. This New York based quartet is powered by the clear and strong voice of vocalist Rachael Price. Their astounding vocals and virtuosic instrumentals, combined with the unstoppable joy of their live show, will knock your socks off!

Racking up millions of views for their online video creations, Lake Street Dive have also appeared in on many television shows ; The Colbert Report,  The Late Show with David Letterman, and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Lake Street Dive’s Nonesuch Records debut album, Side Pony, was  released on February 19. The four band members – drummer Michael Calabrese, bassist Bridget Kearney, singer Rachael Price, and guitarist/trumpeter Michael “McDuck” Olson – worked with Nashville-based producer Dave Cobb (Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton, Secret Sisters) on the record which is now available on iTunes and at

Lake Street Dive play two Irish dates as part of their European Tour, Whelans Dublin and Ballydehob Jazz Festival

MESCHIYA LAKE & THE Lil Big Horns | Sunday 1st May

MESCHIYA LAKE & THE LIL BIG HORNS will deliver the rhythms, sounds and of the Big Easy era all over this year’s Jazz Festival The ever evolving band dish up a gumbo of traditional jazz, blues, swing, speakeasy struts, ragtime, torch songs and stories about love, woe and the inherent magic of music itself.
Meschiya Lake’s voice casts a smoky, seductive sorcery over audiences. Ms Lake and her mischief makers take over the hall for the last night of the festivals. After a festival weekend of swing and jazz dance workshops, this party is not to be missed.