A Scottish double bill introducing Georgia Cécile is a feature of the Limerick jazz festival on the 24th

The Swiss Vein trio appearing with saxophonist Domenic Landolf and Scotland's Fergus McCreadie trio are in this month's Limerick Jazz Festival. As too is Irish mainstreamer the jazz and blues guitar colossus Nigel Mooney. Also in the spirit of …

Published: 9 Sep 2021. Updated: 9 days.

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The Swiss Vein trio appearing with saxophonist Domenic Landolf and Scotland's Fergus McCreadie trio are in this month's Limerick Jazz Festival. As too is Irish mainstreamer the jazz and blues guitar colossus Nigel Mooney. Also in the spirit of Éirinn go Brách the Conor Guilfoyle octet are also heading Shannonside. Singer Georgia Cécile (top) who releases Only the Lover Sings just ahead of Limerick, an album that marks the Scottish artist's debut, appears with McCreadie as part of a Scottish double bill at the Belltable on the 24th. On the initial single 'He Knew How To Love' Cécile, think the timbre of Jessie Ware a little, is considered and poised. Limerick dates are 20-26 September. Here's the full line-up

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Boost for Irish jazz scene as Cork jazz festival is to return

News that the Cork jazz festival is to return is a boost for the stricken Irish jazz scene. Cork paper the Irish Examiner quotes Rory Sheridan, head of partnerships at Diageo Ireland, who own Guinness, sponsor of the long running event: “This will …

Published: 8 Sep 2021. Updated: 9 days.

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News that the Cork jazz festival is to return is a boost for the stricken Irish jazz scene. Cork paper the Irish Examiner quotes Rory Sheridan, head of partnerships at Diageo Ireland, who own Guinness, sponsor of the long running event: “This will be the first major festival in Ireland since the pandemic to take place, which is a significant milestone not only for musicians and the events industry who have been one of the hardest hit industries, but also for festival-goers who have been waiting for some good news.” Dates are 22-25 October.