The Cork Guinness Jazz Festival 2016

Ireland’s biggest Jazz Event, the Guinness Jazz Festival in Cork kicks off this month from October 28th to 31st and this year promises to be one of the biggest ever!

The Cork Jazz Festival is celebrating in association with Guinness with around 1,000 musicians from over 30 countries playing at over 80 venues throughout the city, along with a host Fringe events, in a weekend to remember in Cork.

Around 40,000 music fans from around the world are expected in Cork for the Jazz Festival that feature some of the biggest names in Jazz. Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, Cleo Laine and Chick Corea have headlined the Cork Jazz Festival in the past. This year it’s the turn of more amazing jazz musicians to thrill the Cork audiences such as Brian Deady, Booka Brass, James Taylor QT and Bell X1.



Tickets are on sale now!

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Gig Listing:

From these sites you can find out more information and purchase tickets for the majority of this years Jazz Fest Gigs. Enjoy!