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2016 Raffle Prize Winners

Congratulations to all the prize winners of this years Raffle. There were amazing prizes up for grabs and a big thank you again to all the generous sponsors who donated the great prizes and thank you to everyone who supported the festival by buying tickets! Prize winners are as follows: 1st prize of 5 Day Weight Lioss & Detox Program …

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Jazz Community Art Workshops

Inviting all ages to…. The “Jazz Community Art Workshops” Which will take place in Ballydehob’s very own New Orleans Funeral Parlour…(next door to the funeral home)… This year’s theme for the New Orleans style Jazz Funeral is going a little Day of the Dead, and we’ll be making a larger than life puppet, and much more… 11 am to 1pm, …

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Jazz Festival Launch – The Woodford Thursday 31st of March

The Ballydehob Jazz Festival will be holding it’s official launch on Thursday the 31st of March in The Woodford in Cork city. A bus will be leaving Ballydehob at approximately 6pm to bring all party goers to (and from) the Woodford. Fun, nibbles, good times and swinging music by The Darktown Strutters Contact Joe in Levis Corner House if interested in coming …

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The East Coast Jazz Band

Yay – the brilliant East Coast Jazz band are coming back to play at the 2017 Ballydehob Jazz Festival Described as the “lively band with cool sounds from the sunny side”, the East Coast Jazz Band perform an eclectic mix of popular jazz styles ranging from Dixieland, Ragtime and Swing to Bossa Nova and Blues. Hailing from the sunny south …

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THE UNDERSCORE ORKESTRA

The Underscore Orkestra are coming back to Ballydehob after a great spell of gigs at last years festival. American Band, The Underscore Orkestra play a blend of balkan, klezmer, gypsy jazz and swing, with a repertoire of both original and traditional material. www.theunderscoreorkestra.com  

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Jack O’ Rourke & Marlene Enright

Jack O Rourke’s debut EP, “The Otherside of Now” shimmers in the hinterland between piano balladry, noir folk rock and midnight blues. Dramatic, string driven pocket symphonies are interspersed with biting honesty and reflections on a changing Ireland and wider world. Produced by Christian Best and featuring an array of Irish and international talent, this EP has Jack’s piano and …

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Sam Clague

Sam Clague is a unique kind of artist. Armed with the imagination of a Salvador Dalí and the musicality of a Jeff Buckley. He blends delicate fingerpickings with sultry jazz tones to create his very own brand of Kaleidoscopic Chamber Music. – exploring themes like Friendship, Death and Love with a reanimated outlook. His debut EP “Balloons” marks the culmination …

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Bean & Irene

Bean & Irene a healthy mix of originals and choice covers. they’re divils for the harmonies and like nothing more then the bita music. www.facebook.com/beanandirene

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Gary Baus

Gary Baus will Once again be joining us at the Ballydehob Jazz Festival, both DJing and blowing his sax about the village. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, as opposed to Baltimore, West Cork, Gary has graced many welcoming venues for the last 14 years as a saxophonist and dj in his adopted home of Ireland. He has a passion for American …