Northern Ireland's Biggest and Best Jazz Festival

The Derry Jazz Festival 2018 featured artists from all over the world and welcomed more than 60,000 revellers over the bank holiday weekend.  Among the popular acts performing were Heavy Beat Brass Band, The Revolutionaires!, Kaz Hawkins & Sam York, Basork. and with festival headliner Van Morrison!

An exciting addition to the 2018 Festival was two Masterclasses by world renowned artists Darren Beckett and Meilana Gillard, which were a great success.

Check out our video of just some of the Jazz fun had over the five days!

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The City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival 2019 will return from 2nd – 6th May 2019!


Derry City and Strabane District Council,
98 Strand Road,
BT48 7NN

028 7126 4455