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The famous Festival Club at the Metropole Hotel is celebrating its 42nd edition and will once again play host to a top range of diverse artists and music on several stages throughout the Jazz Festival weekend.

Fans of swing, funk, groove, blues and dixieland will be well catered for, with an exciting mix of Irish and international acts. Patrons may move from stage to stage to enjoy the special atmosphere and excitement of the Festival Club in this special celebratory year.

The event kicks off on Saturday 26th of October. There will be live music from 1pm in The MET.

Attendance is free from 1pm-6pm. After this time# all festival attendees will require a paid ticket. 30pp. Available to purchase on Eventbrite.



1pm Paris Jazz with Ellen Birath & Paddy Sherlock

5pm GLG Greg Lloyd Duo (Ire) 7:30pm NC Grey (Ire) 10pm Bren O’Ruaidh Jazz Duo (Cork) 12:30am Bourbon Rebels (Canada)

THE METROPOLE BALLROOM 2pm Belleville Hot Club (UK) 4:30pm Bourbon Rebels (Canada)

8:30pm Ladies in the Blues Show (Ire)

10:30pm Alligator Gumbo

12:30am New York Brass


9:30pm Darren Beckett Trio (Ire) 12am After Midnight (UK)


4pm Tom Caraher Trio (Ire) 8:30pm Hot Club of Belleville(UK)

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