Latest from Jazz & Blues HQ

Festival Opener with Clara Rose

Festival Opening Night with Clara Rose Band & Special Guests at @The Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Thursday 13th June, doors open 7.30pm. Here’s a wee taster of Clara getting...

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...

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...

Festival 2019 Dates

We are delighted to announce this year’s confirmed festival dates are Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June 2019. Thank you to all our loyal and values sponsors who make this...

A Schweet Thursday Night

Legend of blues guitar, Ronnie Greer graces our festival again this year, with a stellar line up accompanying him including Anthony Toner and Kyron Bourke, both widely known and talented...

Villiers and The Villains

Often pegged as a blues act, Tony Villiers and the Villains are actually much trickier to define than that. Sure they have a definite blues edge, but The Villains’ sound...

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....