Author: Danny Boy

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...

Chris Taplin Blues Band

Regulars at Belfast’s American Bar, the Chris Taplin Blues Band is a 4 piece band, inspired by the music of Muddy Waters to SRV, Howlin ‘ Wolf, Albert King, Hendrix...

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...

Antoinette McAllister Trio

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...

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...

Codetta Youth Choir

Both the Codetta Junior and Youth Choirs were launched in September 2017 to provide a choral pathway for singers from age 9 to adult within the Codetta family of choirs....

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 Hardchargers (feat. Lonesome Chris Todd)

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’...

The Catfish Blues Orchestra

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...

Kennie & Frankie

Join the one and only Kenny Peace & Frankie Robinson for some acoustic classics.  Local heroes the pair of them – craic will be mighty !!

Guinness Jazz Band

If you know what’s good for ya, get yourself our to Carrowmena Activity Centre on Sunday from 1 to 3, just a few miles from Limavady town, to catch the...

JazzLite

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 !

The Soul Doctors (with Maeve Dunphy)

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...

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 Armstrong Experience

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 Susan Tomelty Band

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,...