FESTIVAL FRINGE

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 fiona@corkjazzfestival.org.

Live at the Library Events

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Location

Cork City Library, Grand Parade

Time

Thurs Oct 22 @ 11:00 & Fri 23th Oct @ 14:00

Price

Free Admission

Colouring Competition


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.
                                           

Lecture by Dr. Ian Darrington, MBE, Thurs Oct 22nd @11am

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.
 

Fri Oct 23rd @2pm - The New York Brass Band


Lunchtime Concert at the City Library with the superb New York Brass Band.

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Live at the Library Events

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Location

Cork City Library, Grand Parade

Time

Thurs Oct 22 @ 11:00 & Fri 23th Oct @ 14:00

Price

Free Admission

INDIAN CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Location

Himalayan Yoga Centre, 2nd Floor, 19/20 Academy St., (off Patrick's St)

Time

Sat Oct 24th @ 2pm

Price

Pay by donation

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.

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INDIAN CLASSICAL & CONTEMPORARY MUSIC

Location

Himalayan Yoga Centre, 2nd Floor, 19/20 Academy St., (off Patrick's St)

Time

Sat Oct 24th @ 2pm

Price

Pay by donation

JAZZ GOSPEL SERVICE

St. John’s Gospel Choir & New York Brass Band

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Location

St. Anne’s Church, Shandon

Time

Sun 25th Oct @ 11:00

Price

Free Admission by ticket only

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!

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JAZZ GOSPEL SERVICE

St. John’s Gospel Choir & New York Brass Band

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Location

St. Anne’s Church, Shandon

Time

Sun 25th Oct @ 11:00

Price

Free Admission by ticket only

JAZZ CHARITY – RNLI

Location

Jazz Charity – RNLI @ The Metropole Hotel

Time

Sun Oct 25 @ 10 pm

Price

Ticket draw on Sunday night at the Festival Club

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.

JAZZ CHARITY – RNLI

Location

Jazz Charity – RNLI @ The Metropole Hotel

Time

Sun Oct 25 @ 10 pm

Price

Ticket draw on Sunday night at the Festival Club

JAZZ AT CORK CITY GAOL

The Art Crimes Band

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Location

Convent Avenue

Time

Sun 25th Oct @ 4pm

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

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JAZZ AT CORK CITY GAOL

The Art Crimes Band

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Location

Convent Avenue

Time

Sun 25th Oct @ 4pm

RECORD & CD FAIR

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Location

RECORD & CD FAIR

Time

Fri/Sat/Sun from 11am – 6pm

Visit this wide collection of jazz CD’s and albums at this central venue.

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RECORD & CD FAIR

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Location

RECORD & CD FAIR

Time

Fri/Sat/Sun from 11am – 6pm

JAZZ ON THE PLAZA

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Location

Opera House Plaza, Emmet Place

Time

Sat & Sun @ 2pm - 5pm

Price

Free Admission

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.

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JAZZ ON THE PLAZA

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Location

Opera House Plaza, Emmet Place

Time

Sat & Sun @ 2pm - 5pm

Price

Free Admission

A Touch Of Blarney

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Location

Daunt’s Square Plaza

Time

Sat 24th Oct from 3pm

Price

Free Admission

Enjoy a concert of light and popular music played by the award winning Blarney Concert Band.

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A Touch Of Blarney

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Location

Daunt’s Square Plaza

Time

Sat 24th Oct from 3pm

Price

Free Admission

Jazz by the Riverside

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Location

Riverside Bar of The River Lee

Time

Mon 26th Oct

Price

Free Admission

Enjoy Bank Holiday Monday Jazz in Riverside Bar of The River Lee with live music by New York Brass Band. Admission free.

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Jazz by the Riverside

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Location

Riverside Bar of The River Lee

Time

Mon 26th Oct

Price

Free Admission

Food Market

Location

Emmet Place, Cork

Time

Sat/Sun from 12 noon to 5pm

Price

Free Admission

Enjoy the special atmosphere of the Food Market with live music.

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Food Market

Location

Emmet Place, Cork

Time

Sat/Sun from 12 noon to 5pm

Price

Free Admission

JAZZ JAMBOREE

Location

Opera House Plaza, Emmet Place

Time

Sun 25th Oct @ 17:00

Price

Free Admission

Join our visiting European bands in a Farewell Gathering. All musicians welcome to join in and play some jazz favourites.

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JAZZ JAMBOREE

Location

Opera House Plaza, Emmet Place

Time

Sun 25th Oct @ 17:00

Price

Free Admission

BEST DRESSED JAZZ WINDOW COMPETITION

Location

Cork City Centre

Time

Throughout the Festival Weekend

Price

Free Admission

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 fiona@corkjazzfestival.org

BEST DRESSED JAZZ WINDOW COMPETITION

Location

Cork City Centre

Time

Throughout the Festival Weekend

Price

Free Admission

JAZZ BUS TOUR

Location

Cork City

Price

Free Admission

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.

JAZZ BUS TOUR

Location

Cork City

Price

Free Admission

JAZZ INFORMATION DESK

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Location

Cork Opera House, Emmet Place

Time

Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun from 11:00 to 18:00

For full Jazz Festival information and Festival brochures, visit the Jazz Information Desk in the foyer of Cork’s splendid Opera House.

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JAZZ INFORMATION DESK

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Location

Cork Opera House, Emmet Place

Time

Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun from 11:00 to 18:00

FESTIVAL PARTNERS

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.

 

FESTIVAL PARTNERS