• Howth Jazz & Blues Festival August 2018
  • Howth Jazz & Blues Festival August 2018
  • Howth Jazz & Blues Festival August 2018
  • Howth Jazz & Blues Festival August 2018

Howth Jazz & Blues Festival August 2018

Howth Jazz & Blues Festival. The Jazz and Blues event of the year!

Howth is once again hosting the amazing annual Howth Jazz & Blues Festival!

Howth Jazz & Blues Festival


This events continues to be highly successful gaining in popularity from previous years. The festival attracts many talented musicians with a wide variety of music lovers and all events on this jazz and blues festival are FREE.

Most importantly, here is the line-up for this years festival below.  We hope to see you all here in Howth because this free fun packed summer musical extravaganza is not to be missed..


Fridays 24th August 2018:

9pm. The Harbour Bar: Hugh Buckley and Nigel Clarke (jazz)
9pm. McNeills-The Top House: DD & The Delta Boys (blues R&B)
10pm: The Waterside: Susan Tomelty Band (blues & Jazz)
10.30pm. Findlaters: Southern Xpress (funky jazz & blues)
10.30pm. The Bloody Stream: Colm Skwirbat & Luke Howard (cigar box blues & jazz)



Saturday 25th August 2018:

4pm. The Abbey Tavern: Afternoon Swing Dance Event with
Des Hopkins Dixieland Jazz Band (Jazz)
6pm. McNeills The Top House: Leila Jane Band (Folk/Blues)
8.30pm. The Abbey Tavern: Festival Dance Event:
Gavin Povey & The Fabulous Oke She Moke
She Pops (Boogie Woogie)
9pm. The Harbour Bar: Square Pegs (Blues)
10pm. O’Connells: Blues HQ (Blues)
10pm. The Waterside: The Urban Mojo Blues Band (Blues)
10pm. The Summit Inn: Los Paradiso (Blues)
10.30pm. Wrights Findlaters: Raimonda Jazz Quartet (Jazz/swing)
10.30pm. The Bloody Stream: Jesse John Heffernan (Soul/Jazz)
11pm. McNeills The Top House: The Roadhouse Doors (tribute)


Sunday 26th August 2018:

2pm. The Harbour Bar: Hollywood Slim and The Fat Cats (Blues R&B)
3pm. Howth Promenade: Pop Up Blues Festival (anything goes)
4pm. The Bloody Stream: Colm Skwirbat (cigar box blues)
5pm. McNeills The Top House: Barry McGinley (blues)
7pm. Wrights Findlaters: Soul Foolishness (Jazz-Funk)
7.30pm. The House: The Hugh Buckley Quartet (see separate event for details)
8pm. The Harbour Bar: Acoustic Jam Session (blues/folk)
9pm. The Summit Inn: The Ben Prevo Trio (Blues/R&B)
10.30pm. The Bloody Stream: The Guilty Party (70s/80s Rock & Blues)