Category: News

HardChargers Back in Town for 2016

Blues/Rock/Roots music delivered with passion and pride.  Not to be missed ! Described as the dirty blues band from Belfast, with raunchy, exciting, provocative and honest playing, ranging from down-home...

A very special treat for our 20th birthday…

Originally from Belfast, bass and drum duo ‘The Armstrong Brothers’ have supported some of Northern Ireland’s finest performers for many years. They have laid down a steady drum and bass...

2016 Gig Guide – Online Soon !

Stay tuned this weekend, as we announce our full programme, for this our 20th Festival, which runs from 8th to 12th June 2016, proudly sponsored by Macrete. We’ve already published...

For those about to rock…we present…

Willie Byrne is recognised as one of Belfast’s hidden gems, legendary among Ireland’s guitar fraternity. He has been performing since the late seventies, steadily developing a reputation as a master...

The legend returns…

Blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer returns to our 20th Festival – this year showcasing the jazzier side of his playing with his organ band, which recreates the sound of the...

Rose Room Back in 2016

Returning to our festival after a quick visit to the AA last year, anyone who missed this group of virtuosos has no excuse this year, as they will be gracing...

The Soundbites

The “Soundbites” from way back in the Monaghan Delta, are a four piece “Electric Blues Band”. Their passion for this music is obvious every time they take to the stage, with their...

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...

Main Sponsors Announced – MACRETE !

  We are delighted to confirm that our main sponsors for this, our 20th Festival, are Macrete Precast Concrete Engineers. Based on a 45 acre site in Toomebridge, Macrete supply pre...

Festival 2016 – The Launch!

Now that the dust has settled on our fabulously successful Valentines Ball (thanks again to all who helped and supported our fundraiser this year), we can turn our thoughts back...

Good Morning All You Valentines !!

We hope you all had a blast at our Valentine Ball last night, and your feet are not toooo sore from the dancing !  Thank you all so much for...

Valentines Ball Tickets now available!

Tickets for the Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Valentines Ball are now available from Frank Owens bar (more outlets to be announced) at a cost of £25. Numbers are limited...

Portabello headline this years Valentine Ball

Portabello are an 8-Piece band from Derry.  The Band have been together for 7 years and have gigged extensively. The went down a storm at last years festival filling the...

Daylight Wobblies at Crusoes

Come on down to Crusoes in Castlerock for Christmas Dinner and the very best of music at Crusoes featuring the fantastic Daylight Wobblies on Friday 11th December 2015 at 7.30pm A high...

Our 20th Anniversary Is Coming!

Detailed planning is off and running for Danny Boy Jazz & Blues 2016! Yes, the 20th Anniversary of our awesome local Jazz & Blues Festival is on its way and...

Singing Sensation comes to the Riverside Theatre

NI Live events presents Dana Masters live, with support from Jasmine Gardiner, Melody May, Toni Whitten, Claire Hill and Hollie Rose. 17th November, Riverside Theatre, Coleraine. Originally from the US,...

Blue Piano Learning

Blue Piano Learning specialises in delivering songwriting programs in schools and the community. The schools program is called, “Sing Your Own Song”. The program for adults and professionals is called...

Ding Ding…the 4th…and final round !

Sunday.  Traditionally the preserve of the hardcore Festival Goers, but recommended to all !!   We don’t like to let the Festival Peter out on Sunday – we like to...

Ding Ding – Round 3 !

Ding Ding – Round 3 !

Afternoon Campers !!  And we’re raring to go, with today’s entertainment kicking off at 1.00pm at the LCDI Family Fun Jazz Picnic.  Looks like the weather is going to stay...

Four Legged Jazz Lover !!

Even Maisie is looking forward to this years Festival ! Snap sent in by her owner Gerry ! How many likes can we get for this four legged ‘Danny Boy...