Calendar

Jun 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Belfast Community Gospel Choir @ Christ the King | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
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...
Kaz Hawkins featuring Sam York @ Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
Jun 6 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Kaz Hawkins featuring Sam York @ Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
Multi award winning singer songwriter Kaz Hawkins, is launching her new solo career with an Irish Tour in 2018 with special guest Sam York on piano and as her support...
The Daylight Wobblies – Festival Fundraiser @ Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
Jun 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
The Daylight Wobblies - Festival Fundraiser @ Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:30 pm
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...
Ronnie Greer @ The Depot - Venue
Jun 7 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 8 @ 1:00 am
Ronnie Greer @ The Depot - Venue | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
Blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer returns to the festival this year with his blues band, featuring some of the finest musicians in the country, including Anthony Toner on guitar and...
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Antoinette McAllister Trio @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
Debuting at our festival this year is the Antoinette McAllister Trio.  An exponent of the revered School of Music at Univesity of Ulster Magee, Antoinette recently performed for Linley Hamilton’s...
JazzLite @ Limavady Recreation Club
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
JazzLite @ Limavady Recreation Club | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
JazzLite – great songs, smokey vocal – so if you’re lonesome, got the fever, getting sentimental or in the mood for love…it could be unforgettable !
Rose Room @ The Belmont
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Rose Room @ The Belmont | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
A huge hit at our Festival in 2016, Rose Room return to Limavady ! Scottish Jazz Awards finalists Rose Room have become one of Scotland’s leading ensembles influenced by the Gypsy...
Susan Tomelty Band @ Frank Owens- Yard
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Susan Tomelty Band @ Frank Owens- Yard | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
The Susan Tomelty Band cover material from KoKo Taylor, Ida Cox, Junior Wells, Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Riatt, B B King, Tony Joe White, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Peter Green,...
Espresso Jazz @ The Depot - Bar
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Espresso Jazz @ The Depot - Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
8:00 pm
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...
Lonesome Highway Blues Band @ Corner Bar - Front
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Lonesome Highway Blues Band @ Corner Bar - Front | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
8:00 pm
Based on the North Coast of Northern Ireland and displaying a deep passion for the blues, Lonesome Highway Blues Band are no strangers to the local music scene, each having...
The Palais Swing Band @ Limavady Cricket & Rugby Club
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Palais Swing Band @ Limavady Cricket & Rugby Club | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
8:00 pm
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...
Alan McKelvey Trio @ Alexander Arms
Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Alan McKelvey Trio @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
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...
Clara Rose Band @ Douglas' Bar
Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Clara Rose Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
A firm festival favourite, we are pleased to announce the return of the Clara Rose Band. Powerful, sassy & soulful, The Clara Rose Band is always a live experience not to...
Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Little Wilgar & The Crackpot Preachers @ Grannie Annies | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
Rockin blues originals and classics – from high energy rock blues to moody deep down classics. Little Wilgar Mike Wilgar The Crackpots Speedo Wilson Phil Smith Ben Flavelle-Cobain
Mark Braidner Band @ The Depot - Venue
Jun 8 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 1:00 am
Mark Braidner Band @ The Depot - Venue | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
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...
Portabello @ Corner Bar - Back
Jun 8 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 1:00 am
Portabello @ Corner Bar - Back | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
11:00 pm
Portabello are an 8-Piece band from Derry. Combining a set influenced by the best of rhythm & blues, pop, funk, soul and jazz, Portabello put their own touch to some...
Jun 8 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 9 @ 1:00 am
The Hardchargers feat. Lonesome Chris Todd @ The Belmont | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
11:00 pm
Led by Lonesome Chris Todd, The Hardchargers are steeped in inspiration from the greats of the country blues – Blind Willie McTell, Blind Willie Johnson, Bukka White, Willie Brown, Lightnin’...
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hooker (FAMILY JAZZ PICNIC) @ L.C.D.I. | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
Guitarists Hugh Fearon and Peter Millar, drummer Dave Taylor and pianist Paul Evans, first played together in Hooker some 35 years ago. At that point their set moved from mellow...
Limavady Big Band @ Alexander Arms
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Limavady Big Band @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
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...
Rose Room @ Frank Owens - Yard
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Rose Room @ Frank Owens - Yard | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
A huge hit at our Festival in 2016, Rose Room return to Limavady ! Scottish Jazz Awards finalists Rose Room have become one of Scotland’s leading ensembles influenced by the Gypsy...
Rab McCullough @ The Thatch
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Rab McCullough @ The Thatch | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
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...
The Soul Doctors @ Crown Bar
Jun 9 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Soul Doctors @ Crown Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
Soul, blues and jazz, with Maeve Dunphy on vocals and guitar, Jerome McGlynn on guitar, Caolan Hutchinson on piano, Peter Doherty on bass, and Aidan Dunphy on drums. Special pests...
Mark Black Band @ Grannie Annies
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mark Black Band @ Grannie Annies | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
5:00 pm
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...
Martello Jazz Band @ Alexander Arms
Jun 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Martello Jazz Band @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
5:00 pm
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...
Blackbird & Crow @ Douglas' Bar
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Blackbird & Crow @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
Blackbird and Crow are… Stephen Doohan Stephen listened to American country and Irish folk in his early childhood. Artists such as Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Hank Williams, Willie Nelson. Luke...
Hot Tamales @ Corner Bar - Front
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hot Tamales @ Corner Bar - Front | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
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...
Modern Swing Collective @ Frank Owens - Yard
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Modern Swing Collective @ Frank Owens - Yard | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
The Modern Swing Collective is keeping Gypsy Jazz alive in Belfast ! With Mathew Dowie on lead guitar, Les Bamber on rhythm guitar and vocals, James Cunningham on clarinet, Michael...
Grand Camaros @ The Belmont
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Grand Camaros @ The Belmont | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
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...
Kenny & Frankie @ Limavady Recreation Club
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kenny & Frankie @ Limavady Recreation Club
7:00 pm
Join the one and only Kenny Peace & Frankie Robinson for some acoustic classics.
Fiona Scott Trotter Band @ The Depot - Bar
Jun 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fiona Scott Trotter Band @ The Depot - Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
8:00 pm
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 9 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Susan Tomelty Band @ The Thatch | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
8:00 pm
The Susan Tomelty Band cover material from KoKo Taylor, Ida Cox, Junior Wells, Susan Tedeschi, Bonnie Riatt, B B King, Tony Joe White, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Peter Green,...
BeeKeepers Blues Band @ Grannie Annies
Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
BeeKeepers Blues Band @ Grannie Annies | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
The Beekeepers are a five piece blues band playing a heady mix of blues, rock, funk and soul with a drive and groove that is hard to beat. They are...
Hip Joint DC @ Limavady Cricket & Rugby Club
Jun 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Hip Joint DC @ Limavady Cricket & Rugby Club | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
Hip Joint DC is a seven-piece funk band with members from Tyrone, Derry and Donegal, that have known each other for many years. The Hip Joint DC line-up includes… Aidan...
Clandestinos @ Frank Owens - Yard
Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
Clandestinos @ Frank Owens - Yard | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
We couldn’t get enough of this bunch last year…so we brought them back ! The Clandestinos formed in 2014 in their hometown of Galway. Their intention was to celebrate and...
Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
The Armstrong Experience @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
Originally from Belfast, bass and drum duo ‘The Armstrong Experience’ have supported some of Northern Ireland’s finest performers for many years. They have laid down a steady drum and bass...
The Electric Vultures @ Corner Bar - Front
Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
The Electric Vultures @ Corner Bar - Front | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
Electric Vultures have been playing together since 2011…..now a three piece – with Rik on guitar/vocals, Willie on bass, and Neil on drums. Although strongly rooted in the blues, Electric Vultures...
Jun 9 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
The Willie Byrne Band @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
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...
Clara Rose Band @ The Belmont
Jun 9 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
Clara Rose Band @ The Belmont | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
11:00 pm
A firm festival favourite, we are pleased to announce the return of the Clara Rose Band. Powerful, sassy & soulful, The Clara Rose Band is always a live experience not to...
Soulseekers @ The Depot - Venue
Jun 9 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
Soulseekers @ The Depot - Venue | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
11:00 pm
Fresh from Derry Jazz Festival come the Soulseekers. Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Bad Manners – quite a mix, put your dancing shoes on !!
The Catfish Blues Orchestra @ Corner Bar - Back
Jun 9 @ 11:00 pm – Jun 10 @ 1:00 am
The Catfish Blues Orchestra @ Corner Bar - Back | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
11:00 pm
Introducing Ireland’s definitive Blues Big Band “The Catfish Blues Orchestra”. Comprised of some of the finest blues talents based in Ireland today, “The Catfish Blues Orchestra” is a truly unique...
The Guinness Jazz Band (FAMILY FUN DAY) @ Carrowmena Activity Centre
Jun 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Guinness Jazz Band (FAMILY FUN DAY) @ Carrowmena Activity Centre | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
1:00 pm
Visit Facebook Event Page HERE If you know what’s good for ya, get yourself our to Carrowmena Activity Centre, just a few miles from Limavady town, to catch the one...
High Heeled Converse @ Corner Bar - Front
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
High Heeled Converse @ Corner Bar - Front | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
A Donegal based duo featuring vocals and acoustic guitar for a lovely blend of sweet Blues, Jazz, Old time country and folk. Pat on guitar and Caroline on vocal. Festival...
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Joan Talbot & Jazz Gazette (SUNDAY LUNCH) @ Roe Park Resort | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
Joan Talbot and the band Jazz Gazette with Gerard Bradley piano, Peter Doherty Bass, Mark Bradley Trumpet, Paul Maguire Guitar and Aidan Dunphy Drums, have played together for the past 7 years and have a...
Men n Black @ Frank Owens - Yard
Jun 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Men n Black @ Frank Owens - Yard | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
2:00 pm
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...
Eilidh Patterson @ Keady Clachan
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Eilidh Patterson @ Keady Clachan
3:00 pm
Eilidh (pronounced I-Lee) is a singer/songwriter from Derry, N. Ireland. In recent years, she has performed in the States, the UK and in Europe, captivating audiences with her voice and...
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Modern Swing Collective @ Banters | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
3:00 pm
The Modern Swing Collective is keeping Gypsy Jazz alive in Belfast ! With Mathew Dowie on lead guitar, Les Bamber on rhythm guitar and vocals, James Cunningham on clarinet, Michael...
The Jambons @ Douglas' Bar
Jun 10 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Jambons @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
3:00 pm
Yvonne Holmes is a superb jazz vocalist and as so has been lead vocalist with a number of big bands in the North West, including Nightheat and The Soul Seekers....
Kenny & Friends @ Alexander Arms
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Kenny & Friends @ Alexander Arms | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
Join the one and only Kenny Peace for some acoustic classics.  Cameo appearances a plenty !
Limavady Big Band @ Grannie Annies
Jun 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Limavady Big Band @ Grannie Annies | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
4:00 pm
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...
Tony Villiers & The Villains @ The Depot - Venue
Jun 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tony Villiers & The Villains @ The Depot - Venue | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
5:00 pm
First appearance in Limavady (as part of the festival at least) but I’m sure many of you will already be familiar with Tony Villiers and the Villains.  A real treat...
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Daylight Wobblies @ Crown Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
6:00 pm
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...
Mark Braidner @ Banters
Jun 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Mark Braidner @ Banters | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
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 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Willie Byrne Band @ The Newton | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
7:00 pm
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...
Grand Camaros @ Douglas' Bar
Jun 10 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Grand Camaros @ Douglas' Bar | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
9:00 pm
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...
Clandestinos @ Corner Bar - Back
Jun 10 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am
Clandestinos @ Corner Bar - Back | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
We couldn’t get enough of this bunch last year…so we brought them back ! The Clandestinos formed in 2014 in their hometown of Galway. Their intention was to celebrate and...
The Souldiggers @ The Thatch
Jun 10 @ 10:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 1:00 am
The Souldiggers @ The Thatch | Northern Ireland | United Kingdom
10:00 pm
A regular on the Belfast music scene since the 1980’s, Alan McKelvey has been entertaining us for decades. His world class vocals and inspired guitar playing provide a unique blues...