Search

13 Aug 2022

Derry to host a jazz festival this year - but it's not the one we had all been hoping for

Council planning to host online version of the popular annual event

unnamed37

Derry will play host to a 'virtual' Jazz Festival this year.

Derry will host a jazz festival after all this year.

The annual popular festival over May Bank Holiday weekend was cancelled last month as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The announcement was a huge blow to the local economy as the festival's events attracted thousands of people each year.

However, while the 'real thing' will not happen this year, Derry City and Strabane District Council is planning an online version to keep local fans entertained.

A meeting of the council was today told that officers are at an 'advanced stage' of announcing details of a 'virtual Jazz Festival' in the coming days.

It is expected that the online festival will feature performances from many of the local area's best known musicians.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.