That’s right folks not long now until the launch of the Guinness Cork Jazz Weekend.
This year we are celebrating 41 Years of Jazz in Cork ! The festival runs for 4 days from Thursday to Monday . Kicking off with a ‘Jazz Parade’
The Guinness Cork Jazz Parade will be unleashing its fantastic talents on the streets of Cork on the 25th of October. Working with Cork Community Artlink, this year’s Festival Parade will be in the theme of Dia De Los Muertos, celebrating the beauty of life and death! See Cork come to life with a powerful spectacle as the Parade weaves its way through the streets of Cork. A treat for the whole family!
Satisfy your musical appetite with a sound trail that spans over 40 Cork venues. With music as diverse as the venues, you’ll get everything from ska to swing, jazz to brass. Music takes you places and this trail is no different, leading you to every corner of a city alive with music. Many of the bars and restaurants in the Victorian Quarter have fantastic line ups this long weekend , stay tuned to our social media platforms for details.
The famous Festival Club at the Metropole Hotel is celebrating its 41st edition and will once again play host to a top range of diverse artists and music on several stages throughout the Jazz Festival weekend. Fans of swing, funk, groove, blues and dixieland will be well catered for, with an exciting mix of Irish and international acts.
Patrons may move from stage to stage to enjoy the special atmosphere and excitement of the Festival Club.
The Everyman will once again play host to some of the finest jazz musicians over the course of the weekend, including Billy Cobham, Nnenna Freelon, T.S. Monk, Billy Childs, Fred Hersch, Pablo Ziegler, Donny McCaslin and more.
Need we say any more? For full details and tickets see www.guinnessjazzfestival.com