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The Galway Jazz Festival 2017

The Galway Jazz Festival

The Galway Jazz Festival will return this year to the West from October 5th – 8th. The festival has been described by the Irish Times are a “boutique festival with a big heart and growing international credibility”.

Every year the city of Galway becomes a popular destination for Jazz lovers from all over the country and also the world. Talented musicians from all over the world make the trip to Galway each year to showcase their amazing jazz talent. Each year the festival attracts musicians from America, Britain, Germany, Norway and of course some homegrown talent. Some of the amazing talent that have been on show at the festival include Andy Sheppard, Lauren Kinsella, Aerie, Cuar and Christian Wallumrød

This year sees a huge line-up of brilliant Jazz acts and artists including Arve Henriksen, Conor , Carl Corcoran, Aengus Hackett, Isungset Aoife Doyle, Brett Sroka, Simon Nabatov, Jimmy Cake, Anthony Collins, Mike Nielsen, Meilana Gillard Trio, Naomi Berrill, Neil Yates, Rauno Niemenen, Emil Brandqvist Trio, Ronan Guilfoyle, Skratchlords, Sam Comerford, Simone Graziano, Karen Egan, Le Rex, Matthew Barrell, Trondheim Voices, Terre Cello Ireland, Graham Dunne, Hazar Trio, Hugh Buckley, Ian Date Swing Combo, Irish Memory Orchestra Jazz Ensemble, John Conerly and Jazz Juice.

cover a wide range of jazz styles ranging from traditional jazz music to contemporary versions of classical pieces and well as a selection of modern hip hop. The festival will have a selection of events to enjoy including live performances and jamming sessions which will be taking place through Galway city.

Galway is a hub for jazz music with events happening all year round. Galway city is an amazing medieval city with centuries of heritage to explore. There are numerous attractions to visit in Galway city including the Spanish Arch, Eyre Square, Galway City Museum, James Mitchell Museum, Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland and the Galway Arts Centre. This gives you the opportunity to take in some amazing heritage along with some of the World’s best jazz musicians.

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The Galway Jazz Festival gives you the opportunity to travel to the West of Ireland to enjoy some excellent jazz music and take in some amazing scenery in Galway and along the Wild Atlantic Way. There is no better way to enjoy the West of Ireland than hiring a campervan for your journey. Hiring a campervan will slash accommodation costs and allow you the freedom to explore Galway and the Wild Atlantic Way and also give you the means to park up in the evening and enjoy some of the world’s best Jazz musicians.

So, go ahead and book your campervan now with the booking form on the top left of your screen and enjoy the Galway Jazz Festival with Celtic Campervans.