Category: 2019

Sam Davidson’s “Taste”

Sam comes from a deep musical background, with his Grandfather playing piano for, among others, Rinty Monaghan – as did his Mum ! He started his playing career in 1968...

Shawn Jones & Stephen Inglis

We are officially trembling with excitement to announce that the fabulous Shawn Jones will be returning to Irish shores for this year’s festival (and other gigs!!). Joined this year by Stephen Inglis Music...

Soulseekers

Fresh from Derry Jazz Festival come the Soulseekers. Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind & Fire, Bad Manners – quite a mix, put your dancing shoes on !!

The Clara Rose Band

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...

The Daylight Wobblies

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...

The Grand Camaros

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...

The Jambons

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....

The Men Who Knew Too Much

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...

The Mindbenders

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...

The Willie Byrne Band

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...