Bray Jazz Festival is Ireland's leading contemporary jazz and improvised music festival to be held within the Greater Dublin Area, each year. 2017 will be our 18th year.
Tickets are now on sale for this year's May Bank Holiday weekend event, which will feature a host of great shows, including performances by Benin-born and US based guitarist Lionel Loueke, by one of Sweden's most exciting young stars Malin Wättring , and by the irrepressible and much acclaimed British big band, Beats & Pieces. We return for a second year to the wonderful church concert venue at The Well on Main St with performances by Danish trio The Firebirds, Swiss quintet Pilgrim, Ireland's very own Roamer, and the revered Australian trio The Necks.
Elsewhere, our popular early evening recitals at Bray Town Hall will present a series of captivating performances, with artists from Norway, India and Estonia featuring, while there will be lots happening at The Harbour Bar throughout the weekend, and a wide variety of other shows taking place on the Wicklow Wolf Jazz Trail.