The BiG Fringe 2022

About:

The most interesting things that happen often take place on The Fringe. It’s the variety and unpredictability that make them worth a look, and these acts are no different, so make sure to catch it for yourself. A series of FREE fringe event activity, all aimed at extending the Festival experience for locals and visitors alike.
If you would like to volunteer or support the Fringe, please let us know.  

Featuring
New York Brass
Hyde Park Brass Band
Code of Behaviour
TBL8 Brass
Brass Kings
Rebel Brass
Barack Street Brass Band
Blarney Brass Band

 

26 OCT

Live at the Library – Music Library

Getting more from listening to music… A presentation to help you appreciate the value that music can add to your daily life. Presented by Dr. Ian Darrington MBE

Cork City Library, Grand Parade – 1.00pm

27 OCT

Live at the Library – Music Library

How brass instruments work – an illustrated talk on how and why brass instruments work. This will involve an opportunity for a small number of pupils to ‘try-out’ a trumpet Suitable for ages 5 – 11 years. Presented by Dr. Ian Darrington MBE

Cork City Library, Grand Parade – 11.00am

28 OCT

Live at the Library – Music Library

Live Brass Music – Come and hear the wonderful brass sounds in the music library – the perfect way to kick off the afternoon.

Cork City Library, Grand Parade – 2.00pm

TBC

Beat on the Street – Cork City Centre

Getting more from listening to music… A presentation to help you appreciate the value that music can add to your daily life. Presented by Dr. Ian Darrington MBE

Cork City Centre – 1.00pm

TBC

Jazz on the Plaza

Visit our Super Dome Jazz Stage on the Opera House Plaza, Emmett Place, in the city centre on Saturday and Sunday Afternoon for live music throughout the afternoon.

TBC – 0.00pm

TBC​

Jazz Bus

Our open top jazz bus will be touring city centre on Fri., Sat., and Sun. with one of our many bands on board. Give them a wave and say hello.

TBC – 0.00pm

29 / 30 OCt

A Touch of Blarney – Daunts Square

Getting more from listening to music… A presentation to help you appreciate the value that music can add to your daily life. Presented by Dr. Ian Darrington MBE

Daunt’s Square, Plaza – 3.30pm

30 OCt

Jazz Gospel Service

Join St. Anne’s celebratory and spiritual Harvest Jazz Service at Cork’s iconic church. A morning of jazz joy featuring the Gospel Choir and the Lamarotte Brass Band. This is a free event, but tickets are required for entry. Tickets are available from St. Anne’s, Shandon and the Jazz Committee

St. Anne’s Church, Shandon – 10.45pm

29 OCt

Jazz Jamboree

Join our visiting European bands in a Farewell Gathering on Opera House Plaza. This great Jam Session will feature all the brass bands as they bid farewell to Cork and the Festival for this year.

Emmett Place – 5.00pm

TBC

Cork School of Music

Join our visiting European bands in a Farewell Gathering on Opera House Plaza. This great Jam Session will feature all the brass bands as they bid farewell to Cork and the Festival for this year.

TBC – 0.00pm

28 / 29 / 30 OCT

Jazz Festival Club

The home of the Jazz continues to entertain over the weekend….. .

Metropole Hotel, McCurtain Street 

28 / 29 / 30 OCT

Jazz by the Riverside

Enjoy Bank Holiday Monday Jazz in Riverside Bar of River Lee Hotel with live music by the New Brass Band

River Lee Hotel, Western Road