Category: 2016

Artist Appeared at 2016 Festival

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Errol Walsh & Ted Ponsonby

Gentlemen Of Leisure

Aka Errol & Ted ! 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...

High Heeled Converse

High Heeled Converse are an acoustic duo from North West Donegal. Pat Muldowney on guitar and vocals is surely one of the finest working guitar players in Ireland today. He...

Hot Tamales

Hot Tamales are an acoustic duo who mix diverse blues, country and americana influences and have earned a reputation throughout northwest Ireland for memorable live performances. Featuring fine guitar picking...

Jazztalk Trio

Jazztalk was created by Jim Meehan (Sligo) and Michael Watters (Derry) who are two jazz guitarists interested in playing jazz standards and keeping this wonderful music alive. They have played...

Joe Fury

Joe Fury, recognised by many as the ‘big vocalist’, expresses emotion from deep within his soul. Thrashing out a ‘Roots-a-Billy’ sound ranging from Rock ‘n’ Roll, Roots of Country, Rockabilly,...

Kaz Hawkins Band

Tickets available ONLINE ONLY – All Proceeds to Fund the Festival Having blown us all away in 2016 with our Festival Opener, who better to have back for our 21st...

Kick The Bucket Blues Band

Kick The Bucket Blues Band is a female fronted group from Omagh, Co.Tyrone. Formed in 2010, the band has enjoyed great success with an increasingly busy calendar of live shows,...

Limavady Big Band

With a fantastic repertoire of sophisticated jazz standards and swing favourites, The Limavady Big Band Sound brings you an unforgettable swing experience. Their programme includes music from the days of...

Lonesome Highway Blues Band

Based on the North Coast of Northern Ireland and displaying a deep passion for the blues, Lonesome Highway Blues Band are no strangers to the local music scene, each having...

Maeve Dunphy

Maeve’s performances throughout Ireland have not gone unnoticed and she has shared the stage with artists such as Eddi Reader, Paddy Casey, Declan O’Rourke, Roesy, Don Baker, Ronnie Drew, Finbar...

Manukahunney

Take three fine female voices, add the class of The Supremes, the funk of James Brown, the soul of Aretha, and a slice of now. Blend with brass and rhythm...

Mark Braidner

Mark Braidner specialises in finger style blues and slide playing and at his core he is a blues man through and through. It’s what he’s all about and when he plays...

Martello Jazz Band

The Martello Jazz Band was formed in the autumn of 1985 by a group of enthusiastic musicians who had played previously in other bands. Their aim was to produce a...