Derry City & Strabane - Summer of Jazz at the Alley




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Summer of Jazz at the Alley

19 July 2019

Jazz is in the air this summer at the Alley Theatre as renowned musicians ‘Jazz Gazette’ will be back for their ever popular summer residency with four dates throughout August. 

Enjoy evenings full of swing, rhythm and blues! ‘Jazz Gazette’ are a firm favourite with audiences and love performing in the relaxed Alley bar!

One of the longest and most established jazz bands in the North West they regularly perform all over Ireland at festivals such as City of Derry Jazz Festival & Sligo Jazz Festival, as well as at weddings, parties, functions and hotels. 

Created by Strabane’s very own Gerard Bradley in the early 1980’s the band have enjoyed over 30 years in the business and have performed with the very best vocalists and musicians over the years such as ‘The Rat Pack’ Orchestra, Joan Talbot, Triona Sweeney and Gary Cox to name but a few.   The band featuresMark Bradley trumpet/vocals, Gerard Bradley piano /vocals, Peter Doherty double bass and Aidan Dunphy on drums.

Summer Jazz evenings will take place on Friday 2nd, 16th, 23rd and 30th August at 8.30pm. The line-up of wonderful musicians with the smooth vocals of guest artists make these gigs not to be missed! Special guests confirmed are Jim McDermott on 2nd August and Joan Talbot on 30th August. So come along and enjoy a mix of classic swing numbers through to contemporary funk and soul!

Tickets for each evening are £5 and available from the Alley Theatre on or call 028 71884760.