Dave Martin & The Casino Cats Swing Band


One of the hottest Swing bands in Ireland, Dave Martin & Casino Cats are like no other. They’ve crafted their music over the last decade, consistently filling dance floors and festival fields across Ireland. They perform a high-energy blend of classic Swing, 50’s Rock & Roll & Jive, together with many modern Pop, Rock & Country in their own unique style – they know how to throw a party!

Their massive 8-piece Band includes piano, electric bass, electric guitar, saxophone, two trumpets and drums! Their line-up for the Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Festival includes some of the most well-known players on our music scene – each at the top of their game!

Piano – Stephen Barnett
Bass – Eamon Hanlon
Guitar – Iggy Ward
Saxophone – Dave Howell
Trumpet – Rick Swann
Trumpet – Nathan Simpson
Drums – Aide McIlDuff

From their massive repertoire of music, they’ve put together a special set of songs for the Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Festival. They’ll be performing hits from artists such as Chuck Berry, Elvis, BB King, Queen, Paolo Nutini, Louis Prima, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, Van Morrison & James Brown – the band promises to give a night that people are sure to remember!

They’ve become well respected on the local music scene, regularly performing at major venues and music festivals including Waterfront Hall, Grand Opera House, Cafe Vaudeville, Derry Jazz Festival, Empire Music Hall, with residency at Bert’s Jazz Bar, Merchant Hotel.

They’ve performed for many top corporate clients such as UTV, BBC, Aston Martin, Ferrari, IN! Magazine & Ulster Rugby Club. Dave has even been lucky enough to sing with Michael Bublé in his hotel bar!

Some of the band are members of the Ulster Orchestra, the Ulster University Big Band. During their time, they’ve supported, recorded and performed with artists such as Van Morrison, Ray Charles, Bob Dylan, Tom Jones, and Snow Patrol, to name a few..

For more info on the band, visit www.davemartinmusic.com