Archive: Artist Category: Performance

Niwel Tsumbu & Eamonn Cagney ft Camila Griehsel

  13th April 2021

Ballydehob Jazz Festival is delighted to welcome back Niwel Tsumbu & Eamonn Cagney with a very special guest. Built on 16 years of constant collaboration, Niwel and Éamonn are known for their incredible musical chemistry and exciting, joyous performances. Hailing from Congo and Donegal, 16 years ago they met in the south of Ireland and […]

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Cormac McCarthy Quartet

  26th March 2021

The Cormac McCarthy Quartet brings together some of Ireland’s finest musicians, from an eclectic mix of styles and musical backgrounds. Rooted in an improvisational approach, the band traverses the limitations of genre to bring a fresh and exciting new sound. Featuring Darren McCarthy (bass) and critically-acclaimed international fiddle duo, Lucia MacPartlin & Maria Ryan. This […]

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Cuar

  26th March 2021

Cuar is an Irish chamber music ensemble founded by Neil Ó Lochlainn. The project explores composition and improvisation within the framework of Irish traditional music, playing new music written especially for the group. Citing influences as varied as Tommy Potts, Tony MacMahon, sean-nós singing and uilleann pipe music, on the one hand; and the Karnatak […]

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ReDiviDeR

  26th March 2021

ReDiviDeR are a four-piece contemporary jazz ensemble based in Dublin, Ireland. The band consists of Matthew Jacobson (drums) and been called “one of the most dynamic forces in Irish jazz, on and off the stage” by the Irish Times, featuring Nick Roth (saxophone), Derek Whyte (bass guitar) and Colm O’Hara (trombone), the group will record […]

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Paul Dunlea’s Loch Trasna Suite

  26th March 2021

The world premiere performance of Loch Trasna (The Roaring Water Suite), an original piece of music commissioned by the Ballydehob Jazz Festival and written by Paul Dunlea, acclaimed Cork based trombonist and composer. A new suite in 4 movements inspired by the extraordinary efforts and courage of local men and women of West Cork during […]

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