“Hey Cool Cats, get a jump'n and a jive'n Autumn Jazz is back. Take down the date October 18th, Balbriggan gets its glad rags on, get yourself downtown for any or all of our live jazz sessions."
Now in its 5th year Autumn Jazz brings a feast of live music events to several Balbriggan Venues. Find out all the details on The Autumn Jazz Facebook Page
Cormac Kenevey & Greg Felton @ Molly's Coffee Gallery 11.30 Sharp
The Day gets off to a Brunch time start at Mollys Coffee Gallery at 11.30 sharp. There
you will be entertained by Cormac Kenevey & Greg Felton also a chance to savour the delights of Mollys Brunch menu. Enjoy a decadent tasty french toast, crispy bacon and a drizzling of fresh Maple Syrup. Freshly squeezed sun ripened orange juice and a delish gourmet coffee or loose leaf tea. Only €8.95
3DB @ The Harvest 4pm
Then it’s off to The Harvest for DB8, This is a local jazz trio playing some smooth Jazz. DB8 are Dave McCune on Drums, Baz Leahy on Guitar and Darren Rooney on Bass. This year we a pleased to have the addition of Edel Murray local Jazz Singer from Balbriggan.
Pat Collins @ The Central Lounge 6pm
Following this Patrick Collins, with his distinctive style as a gypsy jazz violinist and vocalist is well known to Irish audiences, through his work with Café Orchestra, Phantom Orchestra and his jazz trio Hotfoot.
This, his Solo show is a mixture of songs and music from jazz to classical, and it will provide a most enjoyable evening at The Central Lounge.
The Phil Ware Trio & The Hot House Swing Band @ The Bracken Court Hotel
Then it’s off to the Main Event, a Double Bill Featuring The Phil Ware Trio getting the night off to a swinging start followed by The Hothouse Swing Band.
Described by The Irish Times as a textbook example of the ongoing vitality of the
tradition, Phil Ware's trio has set a new benchmark for the piano trio here. Born in England but a Dubliner since 2000, Ware's contribution to the Irish jazz resurgence has been generous to a fault, his tasteful and always supportive playing a leitmotif of many leading groups.
The Hot House Swing Band set includes some of the best swing and jump tunes from the 30’s and 40’s as well as the rat pack era, but also includes tunes from the 60’s right up to the 00’s. Swing, pop, ballad and waltz.
Friday, October 23rd 2015 The Busquitos @ the Seamus Ennis Centre
This year we are particularly delighted to be associated with a gig in the Seamus Ennis Centre Friday 23rd From The Netherlands, The Busquitos play a very catchy mix of brilliantly played music, sung with an impressive Louis Armstrong-like voice and dazzling, funny entertainment that will put a smile on everyone’s face! When the time is right, they mingle with the audience and play a serenade, organize a limbo, or get the audience singing along to one of their catchy jazz tunes. Happy swingin’ music for all ages! Jelle van Tongeren, violin, and Thomas Streutgers, saxophone, are two brilliant instrumentalists who have been showing their skills on stages all around Europe and beyond. To round out this swinging quartet they invited guitarist, Daniel Versteegh and bassist/vocalist, Ronald de Jong to join them.