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There are regular mid-week jazz sessions in venues like The Roundy and Crane Lane Theatre as well as visiting jazz acts in Triskel Christchurch and the Half Moon Theatre. Click here for full gig listings (search for 'jazz')

The Cork Jazz festival, held on the bank holiday October weekend, has become one of Ireland's premier and most successful internationally renowned musical events since it was first held in 1978. Each year thousands of visitors come to Cork to enjoy the city & it’s festival.


The Cork Jazz Festival committee has engaged and built partnerships with a range of Cork businesses to extend the festival by establishing a weeklong series of community jazz events and street entertainment leading to the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival which is held over the October Bank Holiday Weekend. We invite you to come and join us for one of the greatest jazz parties in the world.