Category: 2018

Artist Appeared at 2018 Festival

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hip Joint DC

Hip Joint DC is a seven-piece funk band with members from Tyrone, Derry and Donegal, that have known each other for many years. The Hip Joint DC line-up includes… Aidan...

Hooker

Guitarists Hugh Fearon and Peter Millar, drummer Dave Taylor and pianist Paul Evans, first played together in Hooker some 35 years ago. At that point their set moved from mellow...

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...

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 !

Joan Talbot & Jazz Gazette

Joan Talbot from Dublin joins up with the “Boys” who hail from Strabane & Omagh to perform in various Jazz festivals during the year – including Derry Jazz Festival, Doonbeg,...

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 !!

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...

Little Wilgar & The Crackpot Preachers

Rockin blues originals and classics – from high energy rock blues to moody deep down classics. Little Wilgar Mike Wilgar The Crackpots Speedo Wilson Phil Smith Ben Flavelle-Cobain

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...

Long Tower Folk Group

The Longtower Folk Group was established in 1980 by Richard and Rita Moore when they were just 18 years old.  Since then, the Folk Group has gone from strength to...

Mark Black Band

Mark Black Band are a power trio unlike any other traditional blues based outfit.  Featuring amplified 12 string acoustic guitars, lap steel, didjireedoo, pumping driving roots rhythms grooves that make this act...