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Kaz Hawkins Band - 21st Anniversary Party @ Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Having blown us all away in 2016 with our Festival Opener, who better to have back for our 21st Anniversary than the Kaz Hawkins Band ?!  Winners of the European...
Kaz Hawkins Band - Festival Launch SOLD OUT @ Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Having blown us all away in 2016 with our Festival Opener, who better to have back for our 21st Anniversary than the Kaz Hawkins Band ?!  Winners of the European...
Jun 8 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 1:00 am
Dave Martin & The Casino Cats Swing Band @ Frank Owens : Marquee | United Kingdom
One of the hottest Swing bands in Ireland, Dave Martin & Casino Cats are like no other. They’ve crafted their music over the last decade, consistently filling dance floors and...
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Men n Black @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The pick of local Jazz musicians, Men n Black are a highly-polished combo, who’s extensive repertoire draws from material from 1920s to the modern day. They play songs from the...
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Joan Talbot @ Frank Owens : Yard | United Kingdom
Joan Talbot from Dublin joins up with the “Boys” who hail from Strabane & Omagh to perform in various Jazz festivals during the year – including Derry Jazz Festival, Doonbeg,...
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Simon Kennedy Band @ Methodist Church | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
“Limavady Churches Together” proudly present, as part of the Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Festival, The Simon Kennedy Band. A guitar and organ driven blues trio, the band was formed in...
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Clara Rose Band @ The Depot | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
After a brief sabbatical in 2016, we are pleased to announce the return of Clara Rose to the beautiful North West for our 21st Festival. Powerful, sassy & soulful, The...
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Clandestinos @ Limavady Cricket & Rugby Club | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Clandestinos formed in 2014 in their hometown of Galway. Their intention was to celebrate and pay tribute to the much loved music of Reggae, Ska and Latin and to...
Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Mark Black Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Mark Black Band are a power trio unlike any other traditional blues based outfit.  Featuring amplified 12 string acoustic guitars, lap steel, didjireedoo, pumping driving roots rhythms grooves that make this act...
Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Shawn Jones @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
With a new blistering blues/rock trio album on the way, winning the SCBS Battle Of The Blues Bands, and several European tours gaining him thousands of new fans, it’s obvious...
Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
Windy City Rev Ups @ Frank Owens : Marquee | United Kingdom
Brought to Limavady by Air Cool Engineering for this exclusive Irish gig, all the way from Chicago, the Windy City Rev Ups will hit Frank Owens on Friday night, and the...
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Espresso Jazz @ Drumceatt Square | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Espresso Jazz play mainstream jazz, swing, ballads, bossa, blues and bop.  Attractive melodies, foot-tapping rhythms, well-tried hits from the 1920s onwards and newer latin, blues- and rock-tinged styles… We are...
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Martello Jazz Band @ Frank Owens : Yard | United Kingdom
The Martello Jazz Band was formed in the autumn of 1985 by a group of enthusiastic musicians who had played previously in other bands. Their aim was to produce a...
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Mindbenders @ L.C.D.I. | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Mindbenders are a four piece covers and originals band from Donegal & Derry. Playing all over Ireland, the band blends funk, soul, rock & pop into a cocktail of...
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Harry Connolly Band @ Masonic Hall | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Now here’s a treat – Harry Connolly & Friends.  One of the original musicians of the Cork Jazz Festival, coming to Limavady with his hugely talented band for 2 highly...
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Daylight Wobblies @ The Thatch | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
A high octane, mostly ‘unplugged’ jam session from some of the North West’s top musicians, featuring guitar, bass, drums, piano, organ, harmonica and mandolin from former and current members of...
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Hot Tamales @ Crown Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Hot Tamales are an acoustic duo who mix diverse blues, country and americana influences and have earned a reputation throughout northwest Ireland for memorable live performances. Featuring fine guitar picking...
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Palais Swing Band @ Frank Owens : Marquee | United Kingdom
A superb live 10 piece band performing hits from the swing era. From Glenn Miller to Jools Holland – from Ella Fitzgerald to Caro Emerald – from Rat Pack to...
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Blackbird & Crow @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Blackbird & Crow are a two piece act from Donegal and would be best described as a foot stomping, dynamic, blues outfit. Maighread Grace is this vocalist of this duo...
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Invisible Jug Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Invisible Jug Band are a rag-tag collective of some of Galway’s finest musicians. Inspired by music of the 20s & 30s, their music is a mix of jug-band meets...
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rab McCullough @ The Belmont | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Rab McCullough is an Irish blues legend having been an active contributor in the 60s and 70s when the blues baby came of age, sharing stages with his peers, who...
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fiona Scott Trotter Band @ Frank Owens : Yard | United Kingdom
Fiona Trotter has performed at numerous Jazz and Blues Festivals throughout Ireland and Scotland with a 2 piece, 3/4 and 5 piece band called THE FIONA SCOTT TROTTER BAND and...
Jun 10 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Two Time Polka @ Masonic Hall | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
From Pana to Louisiana – Cajun 6-piece ! Two Time Polka formed in Cork in 1994 and have developed a distinctive sound that has its roots in Cajun, Zydeco, and...
Jun 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Windy City Rev Ups @ Limavady Cricket & Rugby Club | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Brought to Limavady by Air Cool Engineering for this exclusive Irish gig, all the way from Chicago, the Windy City Rev Ups will hit Frank Owens on Friday night, and the...
Jun 10 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am
Grand Camaros @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Grand Camaros are a well-seasoned four-piece playing a mix of Americana rock and blues. A big sound with vocally driven harmonies, twin guitars, Hammond organ, keys and drums. They...
Jun 10 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am
Manukahunney @ Frank Owens : Marquee | United Kingdom
Take three fine female voices, add the class of The Supremes, the funk of James Brown, the soul of Aretha, and a slice of now. Blend with brass and rhythm...
Jun 10 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am
The Willie Byrne Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Willie Byrne is recognised as one of Belfast’s hidden gems, legendary among Ireland’s guitar fraternity. He has been performing since the late seventies, steadily developing a reputation as a master...
Jun 10 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am
Lee Hedley Blues Band @ The Depot | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
A good auld mix of Blues and Rock with a little soul thrown in. Serious musicianship and a highly entertaining frontman. No set list required. Bring yer dancing shoes. Not...
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Swingtime Starlets @ Roe Park Resort | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Swingtime Starlets – aka Orla Mullan & Naomi Rocke ! Get your toes tapping, your sweetheart swaying, your jitterbug jiving and become entranced in the romance as this diverse,...
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Two Time Polka @ Frank Owens : Marquee | United Kingdom
From Pana to Louisiana – Cajun 6-piece ! Two Time Polka formed in Cork in 1994 and have developed a distinctive sound that has its roots in Cajun, Zydeco, and...
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Errol & Ted (Charity Event) @ Keady Clachan | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Errol Walsh is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist, born in the picturesque seaside village of Portstewart, Northern Ireland. His repertoire is filled with delightful stories of his travels...
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Harry Connolly Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Now here’s a treat – Harry Connolly & Friends.  One of the original musicians of the Cork Jazz Festival, coming to Limavady with his hugely talented band for 2 highly...
Jun 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
High Heel Converse @ Banters | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
High Heeled Converse are an acoustic duo from North West Donegal. Pat Muldowney on guitar and vocals is surely one of the finest working guitar players in Ireland today. He...
Jun 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Men Who Knew Too Much @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
These “well informed men” play a mixture of blues, alt country, cajun and folk with an odd Hawaian number thrown in for good measure! Featuring Percy Robinson (guitar,dobro,vocals), Egon Callery...
Jun 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Limavady Big Band @ Crown Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
With a fantastic repertoire of sophisticated jazz standards and swing favourites, The Limavady Big Band Sound brings you an unforgettable swing experience. Their programme includes music from the days of...
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Mark Braidner @ The Newton | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Mark Braidner specialises in finger style blues and slide playing and at his core he is a blues man through and through. It’s what he’s all about and when he plays...
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Belfast Community Gospel Choir @ Christ the King | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Hailed as ‘the soul of Belfast’ the Belfast Community Gospel Choir (BCGC) has literally taken Northern Ireland by storm. They are relentless ambassadors for the city of Belfast and the...
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Invisible Jug Band @ Banters | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Invisible Jug Band are a rag-tag collective of some of Galway’s finest musicians. Inspired by music of the 20s & 30s, their music is a mix of jug-band meets...
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Long Tower Folk Group @ Christ the King | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
The Longtower Folk Group was established in 1980 by Richard and Rita Moore when they were just 18 years old.  Since then, the Folk Group has gone from strength to...
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sabrejets @ The Depot | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Hard boiled, no holds barred, no punches pulled, lowdown, white-knuckle, rockin’ slop ! A rockin’ rollin’ riot of untamed sin, sex and savagery. This Belfast band return to the festival...
Jun 11 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Clara Rose Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
After a brief sabbatical in 2016, we are pleased to announce the return of Clara Rose to the beautiful North West for our 21st Festival. Powerful, sassy & soulful, The...
Jun 11 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 12 @ 1:00 am
Soul Diggers @ The Thatch | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
Fronted by Alan McKelvey on guitar and vocals , having shared the stage recently with such as Chris Farlow , the Norman Beaker Band, Eric Bell and the great Van...