Category: Artist News

On this day…Rory Gallagher

On this day in 1995, the legendary Rory Gallagher passed away, aged just 47. This soft spoken Irishman, characterised by his flowing locks and trademark working man stage clothes, was...

Festival Friday Fundraiser

Don’t miss this one-off Festival Friday Fundraiser when the fabulous Villiers and the Villains will be ripping it up at the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre. All the way...

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...

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...

Harry Connolly Band

Now here’s a treat – Harry Connolly & Friends.  One of the original musicians of the Cork Jazz Festival, coming to Limavady with his hugely talented band for 2 highly...

The Windy City Rev Ups

Big shout out to Kevin McLeod and Martin Mullan of Air Cool Engineering for bringing the Rev Ups to Ireland. The lads were in Chicago for that now famous game...

Belfast Community Gospel Choir

As we strive to ensure the festival reaches the whole community, we are very proud to announce the appearance of the Belfast Community Gospel Choir this year, at Christ the...

Video : Errol & Ted @ the RVACC

We captured this track from Errol & Ted at our Festival Curtain Raiser on Wednesday night.  The guys were joined by special guests Pat Muldowney on guitar, Joe Murray on...

The Good News and the Bad News

We will go for the bad news first… Due to circumstances beyond our control, Rick Swann’s “The Jazz Story” planned for Saturday night in the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural...

It’s Braidner Time !!

Catch Mark Braidner at Festival 2016 !  Appearing in The Crown Bar on Saturday from 4 to 6pm, and again with his band in The Depot on Sunday from 8-10pm....

T minus 7 : KHB Ready for Take Off

The 20th Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Festival launches next Thursday at 7.30pm.  If you can’t wait a full 7 days, our Curtain Raiser gets things warmed up on Wednesday...

The Grand Camaros at the Thatch

Get your Saturday evening buzzin’ in The Thatch Bar, from 4-6pm, with The Grand Camaros ! The Grand Camaros are a well-seasoned four-piece playing a mix of Americana rock and...

Tamales In Town…and they’re HOT !

Don’t miss Festival Favourites, Hot Tamales, when they take to the stage in Douglas’ Bar on Friday night from 9.00pm. For those of you who are still Tamales Virgins, they...