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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. …

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Black Bean

After a bit of craic last year, they’re back…fair play to them. What they lack in blurb-writing abilities, they make up for in the moment with a saucy sax solo to make everything alright. Go to the show, it’s gonna be class

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Art Workshops

Inviting all ages to The “Jazz Community Art & Puppet Workshops” This year’s theme for the New Orleans style Jazz Funeral is going a little Day of the Dead meets Bealtaine, and we’ll be making a partner for Katriona, and a few surprises. Children’s workshops take place in the schools in the weeks leading up to the festival and the …