City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival

Jazz and Big Band Festival

Jazz and Big Band Festival

Held annually, funded by the Derry City Council and supported by BBC Radio Foyle, the Derry-Londonderry Jazz & Big Band Festival is one of the leading events in Europe that takes the city by storm.

Now in its twelfth year, the festival incorporates 70 venues and over 200 musicians like the Jive Aces, Jools Holland and Washington, D.C’s Miranda Rosenberg that have drawn crowds of up to 35,000 music lovers.

Among the venues in the dedicated ‘Jazz Trail’ are the Strand Bar complex, Mason’s and the grand Corinthian Ballroom City Hotel’s; all shapes and sizes to accomodate large and small performances. In more recent year there has been a noticeabld increase in the number of outdoor performances in order to gather larger crowds that may not have been able to see the acts in licensed premises.

Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival

City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival

Derry Jazz Festival

City of Derry Jazz Festival

The City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival has become one of the highlights of the calender year for the city and this year will be no different. The Derry Jazz Festival 2014 will be helf from the 1st-5th of May and will once again see over 35,000 music lovers take to the streets for this wonderful event. The Derry Jazz Festival sees around 200 musicians perform in around 70 different venues so it is almost guaranteed that there will be something for everyone. The Derry Jazz Festival has a little something for everyone from party goers, families and Jazz enthusiasts, the one problem you might find is deciding where to go and who to see first.

This year the Derry Jazz Festival will welcome back musicians from previous years such as fan favorites the Jive Aces, Carmen Ghia and the Hotrods, and Greggi G. This year the festival will also be lining up some new artists such as the renowned English folk singer Kate Rusby as well as The Jersey Boys.

You can pre-book accommodation for the City of Derry Jazz Festival with Derry Self Catering Apartments and ensure that you are within walking distance to all the action.

Derry Jazz Festival

City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival

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