Saturday 25 July EVENTS

11am: Lyons Café FREE – Surprise Jazz Brunch – Come and start the day with some swinging standards with ….. ? You’ll have to wait and see, but its guaranteed to be great!

1pm THE MODEL – FREE – The Day of the DuoHugh Buckley and Nigel Clarke perform music from their exceptional new CD The Day of the Duo. The two Celtic jazz guitar virtuosi, natives of Dublin and Glasgow respectively, propel the guitar duo format to new heights of musicality, technique and imagination. Their musical rapport is tangible and there is joy and even occasional madness in the bravura of their
combined brilliance. “Buckley at his best…serene inspiration” Sunday Independent “fluent, lyrical, songlike guitar playing” Irish Times

3pm HAWKSWELL THEATRE – An Audience with Chuck Rainey –

Chuck Rainey
Chuck Rainey

One of the most recorded musicians in modern music history, Chuck Rainey has appeared on some of the most precious musical gems of the past five decades by Steely Dan, Aretha Franklin and Donny Hathaway to name but a few. Two modern music greats from SJP’s 2015 faculty, Steve Rodby and John Goldsby will host this one-off interview with a true recording legend, about his life and music.

3.30pm Sweet Beat Café FREE Hugh Buckley and Nigel Clarke. Fine food available.

6pm THE MODEL FREESligo Jazz Project Jam Session with a host of Irish and International Talent. Fine food available.

6pm Hargadons FREE – Hugh Buckley & guest. Fine food available.

8pm HAWKSWELL THEATRE -€18/15/9 Go See –  SJP ALL STARS 2015 -A stellar gathering of 18 musicians! See here for more

10pm 5th ON TEELING €10 – HAVANA CHÉ – Superb 10 piece Cuban music outfit lead by Conor Guilfoyle. NOT TO BE MISSED!  See here for more & video

PLUS Sligo Jazz Project Jam Session with a host of Irish and International Talent.