Malin Wättring (Sweden) Sunday, 30th April
Lionel Loueke Trio (USA/Benin) Friday, 28th April
Maarja Nuut (Estonia) Sunday, 30th April
Shantala Subramanyam Trio (India), Saturday, 29th April
The Necks (Australia), Sunday, 30th April
Roamer (Ireland), Saturday, 29th April


Tickets for the 18th edition of Bray Jazz Festival will take place on April 28th-30th next, and tickets are now on sale.

We have some great shows lined up, including headliners from four countries in Scandinavia, the United States and the UK. Elsewhere there will be visiting performers from Switzerland, India and Australia on the bill, together with some of the very best musicians working in improvised music in Ireland.

We will be offering early-bird discounted ticket packages, as well as a limited edition 'WEEKEND PASS' - which provides access to all ticketed shows over the bank holiday weekend for the discounted price of €80.  

We're delighted to be back for another year, and hope to see you on the May Bank Holiday Weekend!


Bray Jazz Festival is Ireland's leading contemporary jazz and improvised music festival to be held within the Greater Dublin Area, each year.  2017 will be our 18th year.

Tickets are now on sale for this year's May Bank Holiday weekend event, which will feature a host of great shows, including performances by Benin-born and US based guitarist Lionel Loueke, by one of Sweden's most exciting young stars Malin Wättring , and by the irrepressible and much acclaimed British big band, Beats & Pieces.  We return for a second year to the wonderful church concert venue at The Well on Main St with performances by Danish trio The Firebirds, Swiss quintet Pilgrim, Ireland's very own Roamer, and the revered Australian trio The Necks

Elsewhere, our popular early evening recitals at Bray Town Hall will present a series of captivating performances, with artists from Norway, India and Estonia featuring, while there will be lots happening at The Harbour Bar throughout the weekend, and a wide variety of other shows taking place on the Wicklow Wolf Jazz Trail.

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