Category: Artists

Artists & Performers

Amanda St John Band

Amanda St John is a Soul/R&B/Pop singer from Belfast and is due to release her debut album ‘Grow’ in May 2016.  A mainstay on the Northern Ireland radio, festival and...

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...

Beekeepers Blues Band

The Beekeepers are a five piece blues band playing a heady mix of blues, rock, funk and soul with a drive and groove that is hard to beat. They are...

Belfast Community Gospel Choir

Hailed as ‘the soul of Belfast’ the Belfast Community Gospel Choir (BCGC) has literally taken Northern Ireland by storm. They are relentless ambassadors for the city of Belfast and the...

BiancoSporco

Born on the streets of Galway in 2012, BiancoSporco is a unique multi-cultural musical collective, which boasts an unusual formation of musicians. BiancoSporco specialises in creating and composing an eclectic...

Blackbird & Crow

Blackbird & Crow are a two piece act from Donegal and would be best described as a foot stomping, dynamic, blues outfit. Maighread Grace is this vocalist of this duo...

Bourbon Swing Band

If you’re in love with the sweet and soulful sounds of New Orleans then you can’t afford to miss The Bourbon Swing Jazz Band, one of the best Dixieland bands...

Café Jazz Project

Café Jazz Project is a locally based duo featuring clarinettist Roy Mitchell and guitarist Greg Payne. Their repertoire has a distinctly French flavour as they incorporate many tunes by the...

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...

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....

David King Blues

  David King is a Dublin folk and blues singer with an E.P entitled “Dig my Own Hole” (2013) and recently released debut album “Ruirteach Blues” (2015). David’s early influences...

Derry Jazz Quartet

The Derry Jazz Quartet does exactly what it says on the tin, belting out all the jazz favourites of the day with style and pinache. Once again this year the...

Eilidh Patterson

Eilidh (pronounced I-Lee) is a singer/songwriter from Derry, N. Ireland. In recent years, she has performed in the States, the UK and in Europe, captivating audiences with her voice and...

Electric Vultures

Electric Vultures have been playing together since 2011…..now a three piece – with Rik on guitar/vocals, Willie on bass, and Neil on drums. Although strongly rooted in the blues, Electric Vultures...

Ellyn Oliver

Ellyn Oliver is an Aberdeenshire born, Glasgow based singer/songwriter. Ellyn’s vocal versatility has been exercised through a variety of notable Scottish Christian music projects over the past few years. Her...

Errol Walsh

Errol Walsh is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist, born in the picturesque seaside village of Portstewart, Northern Ireland. His repertoire is filled with delightful stories of his travels...

Errol Walsh and Ted Ponsonby

Errol Walsh is a multi-award winning singer, songwriter, and guitarist, born in the picturesque seaside village of Portstewart, Northern Ireland. His repertoire is filled with delightful stories of his travels...

Espresso Jazz

Espresso Jazz play mainstream jazz, swing, ballads, bossa, blues and bop.  Attractive melodies, foot-tapping rhythms, well-tried hits from the 1920s onwards and newer latin, blues- and rock-tinged styles… We are...

Eunan McLaughlin Quartet

Eunan McLaughlin (Born August 1st 1986) is an established Jazz Drummer based in Belfast who originally hails from Limavady. He began playing his drumset as a teenager and through his...

Fat Lip

Brass heavy musical sensation Fat Lip, whose members have played and recorded with the likes of The Pogues, Bad Manners, Brian May and local talent David Lyttle to name but...

Fiona Scott Trotter Band

Fiona Trotter has performed at numerous Jazz and Blues Festivals throughout Ireland and Scotland with a 2 piece, 3/4 and 5 piece band called THE FIONA SCOTT TROTTER BAND and...

Frank Robinson

Frankie Robinson (A.K.A. Old and in the Way) Frank has played guitar with showbands, big bands and various sized groups since the sixties. He has also played dobro and mandolin...