Peter Moc Group and Lage Lund recorded their first original album “Native Son” in New York City in 2017 and this band is touring and releasing their latest original album “Full Circle” recorded in Dublin in 2018. It is story-telling, cinematic imagination, pure excitement, extraordinary connection and virtuosity what makes “Full Circle” stand out on a map of world music.
Lead by Boye PapaGee, Colours Afrobeat is an 11-piece, original afrobeat band, made up of musicians based in Dublin from around the world. ‘Boye PapaGee & Colours Afrobeat has shared the stage with the Grammy Award-winning American Hip-hop trio ‘Naughty by Nature’, the legendary Ghanaian guitarist, composer, arranger, bandleader and producer Ebo-Taylor to mention a few.
12:05 | Ireland, Dublin - The National Concert Hall
Unforgettable is the thrilling story of golden-voiced Nat ‘King’ Cole’s fight against racial prejudice & his rise to international stardom. With a score & more of his best-loved songs like Mona Lisa, Too Young, Unforgettable & more.
The Dirty Jazz club have been a massive part of the Dublin Jazz scene for over a decade. Their focus is on the exploration and deconstruction of songs and an emphasis on creating a depth and textural soundscape on the melody, form and feel of the tunes.
The spontaneity of jazz is celebrated in the Salthouse Sessions. Bludgeoned, begged or bartered by the indomitable Aengus Hackett, visiting festival artists come together for some of the finest impromptu sessions to be heard over the weekend.
Featuring Johnny Taylor (piano) Damian Evans (bass) Dominic Mullan (drums). Jazz singer Cormac Kenevey returns to Arthur’s Blues ’n’ Jazz to perform selections from his critically acclaimed albums including last year's release; “Turning Skies.”