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2017 Photo & Video Competition

Want to be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to every headline event in the 2018 Jazz festival????? Of course you do – so send us your photographs and videos of this years festival to be in with a chance to win. Just send us your files with your details and some details of where and …

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Community Spirit at Ballydehob Jazz Festival

This years festival is gearing up to the biggest and the BEST festival we have ever dared to put on and we wanted to take the time to say a BIG MASSIVE thank you to everyone in this great community of Ballydehob  who are helping to keep the show going (and without whom it probably wouldn’t really get started at all!). …

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Boggle Entertainment Circus Skills workshop

On Sunday afternoon between 2.30 and 3.30 come and try your hands at Circus Skills , suitable for any age at all. Have a go at juggling, stilt walking, spinning a plate or even riding a unicycle. You will also come across some curious characters on a penny farthing… you have been warned! Outside the Comunity Hall during the Sunday …

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Archery Tag – Sunday afternoon

Enter the Archery Games on the Sports field alongside Ballydehob Hall Sunday afternoon. Only €10 per person! Archery Tag the fast growing new combat sport, think Hunger Games meets Nerf or Paintball meets Dodgeball. It can be played indoors and outdoors and in most weather conditions. Perfect for teams / groups, Birthday parties from 8 years old and up (minimum …

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Late Night Moonshine Shindigs at The Festival Club

Saturday 10pm – Sunday 8pm  The Festival Club is where performers and punters will gravitate. The hottest tunes for music lovers and the fleet of foot, with an assembly of talent to keep blaze burning. Live Performances led by The Home Jazz Band. Guided by their band leader & international jazz dance instructor, Mindaugas Bikauskas, the musicians will perform old jazz songs spiced up …

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Jazz Funeral

New Orleans Funeral – Ornamental, cacophonous, mourning at its most fun. Rumour has it our beautiful Mexican Catrina will not be alone in the skies over Ballydehob this year. Check out the video from last year.

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Triple Treats

3 Vocals, 2 Guitars and 1 Sax – Prepare to be spellbound by this jazz femme trois reperoire. Triple Treats features Eve Clague from Clonakilty on guitar, vocals & sax, Skibbereen’s own Marybeth O’Mahony on vocals and Emily  O’Donoghue from Galway on guitar & vocals. This trio have been building up a loyal following around Cork and will trance you …

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Proteus

Proteus are a jazz sextet [Sax, Piano, Bass, Lead Guitar,Drums, Vocals ] who have been gigging in Dublin/Wicklow for the past 4 years. We are delighted to return to Ballydehob Jazz Festival for the second year running. We play music from the eras of Ellington and Armstrong, Parker and Miles Davis, Oliver Nelson, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock and Horace Silver. …