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May 2014


-Down with Jazz returns to Dublin over the June bank holiday weekend with another with another 5 star lineup organised by the ever hard working team at The Improvised Music Company. Music Kicks off on Saturday evening at 7.30pm and again on Sunday evening at 6.00pm. This is a great event right in the heart of Temble Bar at Meeting House Square and it is well worth the €10 entry fee for a whole nights entertainment. Read More Below

 Ike Stubblefield will be coming to Dublin on July 4th to The Sugar Club for what is surely going to be the funkiest Jazziest show of the Summer. Those of you who were in the Sugar Club last July to see Jimmy Cobb will remember Ike as the electrifying Hammond organ player who Grainne Farren described as being “On Fire” that night.  He returns with his own trio who are in Europe to play some clubs and festivals. Ike has being involved in 8 Grammy winning projects over an illustrious career where he has played with George BensonB.B. KingIke and Tina TurnerCurtis MayfieldAl GreenEric ClaptonRod Stewart, The Jerry Garcia BandJohnny AdamsBobby CaldwellBoz ScaggsEsther Phillips and The Pointer Sisters, to name a few!

-Wayne Shorter makes a very welcome return to Dublin in June with his absolutely fabulous quartet of Brian Blade on drums, John Patitucci on bass and Danilo Peres on piano. This group have been together for 12 or 13 years now and the power and energy of their music is spell bounding. I was at their appearance in the Barbican last November and I was mesmerised by the whole event, miss this concert at your peril! Read More Below

-A big night is in store for Stella Bass on the 4th June in the Sugar Club as she launches her debut album Too Darn Hot. The album is produced by Phil Ware. It has been 18 months in the making but boosts a stellar line up that includes Phil Ware , Hugh Buckley and Danny Healy and many more. A wonderful night is in store for all those jazz fans who come along to support this rising star of the Dublin jazz scene.  





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