Jazz festival is back for a second outing

Limerick Jazz festival is back this September. Launching the festival recently were musicians Paul Breen, Emmett Ryan, Laura Ryan, Kieran Morrissy and Connor O'Brien. Picture: Alan Place
Limerick Jazz festival returns for a second year later this month, with a serious programme on offer for jazz lovers and music fans alike.

Limerick Jazz festival returns for a second year later this month, with a serious programme on offer for jazz lovers and music fans alike.

Run by the Limerick Jazz Society, who have been bringing top class music to the region for some 30 years, the festival picks up where last year let off, with a bustling line-up of acts booked for the city based festival, running from September 26-29.

Look out for performances from Louis Stewart and Jim Doherty - two of Ireland’s most prolific performers - and the Larry McKenna Quartet, featuring Tony Miceli on vibes alongside the world renowned jazz saxophone player.

Also look out for performances by Christine Tobin Trio and the Crisis Point Big Band, formed by festival organiser John Daly last year and boasting some top musicians, including guitar prodigy Andreas Varady, plus Larry McKenna and Tony Miceli.

See www.limerickjazzfestival.com for full details of the programme.