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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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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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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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Antoni O’ Breskey & Consuelo Nerea

The Nomadic Piano Journey Trad meets the Blues “Pure sonic reverie” The Irish Echo Boston 2016 Antoni O’ Breskey is a composer, pianist, singer, trumpet player, writer and music educator. “He is a man for whom the notion of borders means very little, a genius whose music is without frontiers, and whose originality makes him one of the most innovative …

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Stephanie Nilles and Thomas Deakin Duo

Chicago-born jazz/punk/barrelhouse musician Stephanie Nilles blew audiences away when she played Ireland for the first time in 2016. Averaging 150 gigs a year through the US, Canada and Europe, Stephanie captivates listeners with a voice that would make Jelly Roll Morton look orthodox and Ma Rainey look sober. Having studied piano and cello since the age of six, Stephanie was …

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Jazz Festival Launch Party 2017

Join us for this years Ballydehob Jazz Festival launch party in The Woodford in Cork, on Thursday the 6th of April. There will be live music, nibbles, tunes and refreshments….what more could you want? Bus leaves Ballydehob at 6.30 with all of you revellers. Please contact Levis Cornerhouse or email ballydehobjazz@gmail.com for further information. See you there

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Fundraiser for the 2017 Jazz Festival

Come on down to join us for a fundraiser night for this years Jazz festival. Mark O’Mahony will be quizmaster for the 1st part of the evening and he will be followed by the hilarious Eileen and Marilyn Get the Blues. Levis’ Bar, Saturday the 25th of March!!!