The Guinness Jazz Festival has been on our social calendar since 1978. The festival has become Ireland’s biggest jazz event and has grown every year since its debut. The Guinness Jazz Festival draws hundreds of musicians to Cork city every year to perform for thousands of Jazz loving fans.
The festival will take place over the bank holiday weekend at the end of October from the 28th to the 31st. This year promises to be the biggest yet with around 1,000 talented musicians from over 30 different countries to play at over 80 different venues in Cork city. There will also be a host of FREE fringe events taking place around the city. The weekend surely promises to be one to remember.
There is always a selection of big names as part of the festivals headline acts. This years’ festival will include stars such as Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Brian Deady, Bel XI, Picture This, Booka Brass, Loudon Wainwright III, Jacob Collier and Justin Kauflin to name just a few.
There is around 40,000 music fans expected to descend onto Cork city for Jazz festival. The city of Cork will surely come alive over the bank holiday weekend. Events will be taking place around the city in theatres, pubs, concert halls, clubs and on the streets of Cork. The stretch of the festival is so vast that it will be almost impossible to get in every event.
The Guinness Jazz Festival promises to have something for everyone. Even if you are not a big Jazz fan you are guaranteed to enjoy yourself over the weekend.
You can get the full details and line up of the Guinness Jazz Festival at http://www.guinnessjazzfestival.com/
Travelling to the Guinness Jazz Festival
The Guinness Jazz Festival is the perfect excuse for you and the family to take a short 4-day campervan family break. Why not travel to Cork and take in the electric atmosphere that the Guinness Jazz festival has to offer. Also take in Corks local attractions including Blarney Castle & Fota Wildlife Park. You can travel the county of Cork in comfort without the need for any extra cost incurred for taxis or bus fares. Then simply park up and spend the night camping with the family to create those memories your kids will cherish forever.
So book your campervan now with our booking form located at the top left of your screen. Booking will only take 5 minutes. Booking early is essential to make sure you get the dates you require.
So go on and treat the family with a 4-day campervan holiday to experience the Guinness Jazz Festival 2016.