Celebrating the enormous success of the Festival, the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Committee, supported by local civic and business groups have organised THE FRINGE.
If you would like to volunteer or support The Fringe, please email email@example.com.
Come pick up a colouring sheet from your local city library. All completed entries must be returned before Wed, Oct 21st. Prize kindly sponsored by the Clarion Hotel.
Where the worlds of pop, rock and jazz meet…
An illustrated presentation about many of the songs and artists that helped to break down the barriers between pop, rock and jazz.
Lunchtime Concert at the City Library with the superb New York Brass Band.
Dara O’Brien (Ireland) and Debajyoti Sanyal (India) return to Cork for a mixture of Indian classical and contemporary music. They present the ancient, improvised classical tradition through raga (melody) and tala (rhythm). They also experiment with the sonic possibilities of the iconic instruments, sitar and tabla. No booking necessary, pay by donation.
Join this celebratory and spiritual Harvest Jazz service at Cork’s most historic church - a morning of jazz joy featuring the St. John’s Gospel Choir and New York Brass Band from U.K. Admission free by ticket only. Tickets will be available from St. Anne’s, Shandon from Mon Oct 12th. Be Early!
The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. In Ireland it operates 45 lifeboat stations and 58 lifeboats where 1,414 people were rescued in 2014.The RNLI relies on volunteers to provide its life-saving service. RNLI volunteers will be selling raffle tickets throughout the Festival weekend in order to raise money for these vital services. The ticket draw will take place on Sunday night at the Festival Club.
Following a global distribution deal with a USA based record label, The Art Crimes Band returns to the historic Cork City Gaol and Radio Museum for a much awaited festival concert. This show will also see the group officially launch their debut album entitled ‘Radio’. A festival favourite - not to be missed
Visit this wide collection of jazz CD’s and albums at this central venue.
Enjoy our special outdoor Jazz Stage on the Opera House Plaza. There’s hot jazz there through the weekend. Visit the bars and café of Cork Opera House in event of inclement weather.
Enjoy a concert of light and popular music played by the award winning Blarney Concert Band.
Enjoy Bank Holiday Monday Jazz in Riverside Bar of The River Lee with live music by New York Brass Band. Admission free.
Enjoy the special atmosphere of the Food Market with live music.
Join our visiting European bands in a Farewell Gathering. All musicians welcome to join in and play some jazz favourites.
The Guinness Cork Jazz Festival Committee in association with the Cork Business Association is pleased to organise a Best Jazz Window competition in Cork City Centre throughout the Festival Weekend. To register your business, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our open top jazz bus will be touring around the city of Cork with one of our top European marching bands. If you see us, please stop and say hello.
For full Jazz Festival information and Festival brochures, visit the Jazz Information Desk in the foyer of Cork’s splendid Opera House.
The organisers of the GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL are pleased to acknowledge the support and contribution of its Festival Partners to the event.
AGENCIES: Failte Ireland, Cork City Council
CHARITY PARTNER: RNLI
PATRONS: Cork Airport, University College Cork, CIT Cork School of Music, Cork Business Association, Montenotte Hotel, Jurys Inn, The Metropole Hotel, Ford, Cork Opera House, The River Lee, Clarion Hotel Cork, Ambassador Hotel, Cronin’s Coaches, Satellite Taxis, Goldiefish Events, Alliance Francais Cork, Music Network.