Bobby Mc Releases Latest Single - Fire & Rain

Friday, July 23rd, 2021 - ‘Fire & Rain’ is the latest single release from Jazz singer Bobby Mc. Based in Drumcondra, Bobby Mc is a young, exciting Jazz artist on the Irish music scene. Bobby first appeared on the professional music scene in Dublin at just 16, guided by his parents who have been playing for 30 years, he started as the halftime act. As a young adult, he took his first steps on his own into the music world and would soon be seen on TV stations and Theatres alike. His musical influences include Gregory Porter, Jamie Cullum, Carole King and James Taylor. Bobby’s version of ‘Fire & Rain’ is a unique rendition that brings a jazz and swing style to the track.

Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra Launches Composer's Vision

Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra launches Composer’s Vision, an exciting new mentorship opportunity for young blind or vision impaired composers.

Dave Flynn’s Irish Memory Orchestra is searching for 3 talented young blind or vision impaired composers to work collaboratively on a new choral work that will be premiered by the IMO Youth Orchestra & Choir, alongside Dave Flynn’s The Vision Symphony, in Galway on Easter Saturday 2022.

Upcoming Release 'Murray's Law' by Murray Brothers

The debut album "Murrays Law" is a milestone in a remarkable journey for the Murray Brothers - Out July 9th 2021 on Lyte Records.

Born in Falcarragh, Co. Donegal, twin brothers Micheal and Conor Murray have been playing jazz since the age of twelve. Growing up around traditional music, they sparked the curiosity of leading Irish jazz musician David Lyttle at the age of 16, going on to study with him and, in more recent years, touring with him professionally. Now 24 and graduates of Glasgow's Royal Conservatoire of Scotland under Tommy Smith, their debut album Murrays Law cements their reputations as Irish jazz stars on the rise and young international voices to take note of.

Alfa Mist announces a headline show for Whelans, Dublin 8th December 2021

To celebrate the release of his brand-new album ‘Bring Backs’ due for release on Friday, 23rd April 2021, Alfa Mist has announced a headline show for Whelans, Dublin 8th December 2021.  Tickets will go on sale Friday, 16th April 2021 at 10AM from Tickets.ie and Ticketmaster.ie

First teaching himself to produce beats as a schoolkid in East Ham, London, Alfa then went on to discover jazz through the sampling of hip-hop of producers like Hi-tek, Madlib and J Dilla. Delving deeper, he taught himself the piano by ear as a means to dissect these formative records’ harmonic intricacies, gradually forming his own production style of head-nodding rhythms combined with the immediacy of jazz improvisation, all tied together with a pervasive sense of melody.

Ballydehob Announces the Annual Ballydehob Jazz Festival 2021

Ballydehob Jazz Festival has against all the odds this year rolled out another outstanding festival programme featuring some of Irelands finest contemporary Jazz artists.

May Bank Holiday Weekend ( 30th April – 3rd May)

While we will not be taking to the streets this May Bank Holiday Weekend or piling into venues to watch live music , Ballydehob Village have been working hard to plan events so we can celebrate the Community, the Art and the Music that makes this the best small festival in the West!

Last year BJF, which has been running since 2007, had to go online and like all of Ireland, the streets went quiet.  

“It’s been the strangest, toughest year in anyone’s living memory and we’re still not out of it yet, but the show must go on. We had to ask ourselves what we can do to keep musicians and artist going. Not to mention to bring a bit of life back to the streets, “

Joseph O’Leary, Ballydehob Jazz Festival Director.

Nigel Mooney "Mooney's Blues" Fund it Campaign Launched

Nigel Mooney is widely regarded as Ireland's leading jazz singer and guitarist. A charismatic figure on the Dublin jazz and blues scenes since the early 1980's, his Gripewater Blues Band spearheaded the blues movement in Ireland and drew many fans of both jazz and the blues. Mooney’s much-anticipated fourth album sees him collaborating with some well-known players in the recent history of jazz to create his finest work yet.

A fund it campaign has been launched to help the album come to fruition.

The Jones Way announces new EP “Self-Portrayed Stories”

On 26th March, the fusion jazz duo The Jones Way releases their debut EP “self-portrayed stories”

This is a small collection that includes covers and the original songs “Apartment 2”“Apartment 2 (Reprise)” and “Girotondo”

“self-portrayed stories” will be available for streaming and purchasing on all digital platforms.

“self-portrayed stories” is a journey to discover who they are and what brought they this far. 

Their story intertwines with other stories and sets the listeners imagination free, is a growth path full of human connections built step by step by Silvia Segatori and Annalia Bruschini

Listen/purchase “self-portrayed stories” via the platform of your choice