Latest from Jazz & Blues HQ

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...

Our Sponsors 2016

The Danny Boy Jazz and Blues Festival has become a regular fixture of Limavady’s social calendar since 1997. Now in it’s landmark 20th year, as a non profit making organisation,...

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...

Boogie Woogie Wonderland

A huge hit at last year’s festival, Gavin Povey with the Fabulous Oke-She-Moke-She-Pops take to the stage again in Frank Owens Marquee on Thursday 9th June. There are still a...

G’wan….Push the boat out !

20 Years Young in 2016, and to allow ourselves to reach full Jazz’N’Blues tilt by the end of this year’s festival, we thought we needed a longer run up !...

Amanda St John Band

Previously appearing at Stendahl, but appearing at Jazz and Blues for the first time this year, Amanda St John is a Soul/R&B/Pop singer from Belfast.  She is due to release...

Roaring Forties Storm Into Town

The Roaring Forties are a top ten album charting swing rock band featuring some of the best players in Ireland.  They’ve played all over Europe and we are delighted to...

Festival Art Exhibition

Coming up next Friday, 13th May, at the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, the Danny Boy Jazz & Blues Festival presents our very own Art Exhibition. The exhibition will...

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...

The Grand Camaros

The Grand Camaros are a well-seasoned four-piece playing a mix of Americana rock and blues. A big sound with vocally driven harmonies, twin guitars, Hammond organ, keys and drums. They...

The Willie Byrne Band

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...

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...