Jazz at Johnstown this weekend

The beautiful grounds of Johnstown Castle will host the biggest outdoor jazz festival in the South East this weekend.

By Dan Walsh

The biggest outdoor jazz festival in the South East will take place in the beautiful grounds of Johnstown Castle, near Wexford town, across three days this weekend, from Friday to Sunday, July 15th to 17th, inclusive.

Over 16 bands and 30 musicians from throughout the country are participating in the first outdoor musical festival to be hosted by Johnstown Castle.

Jazz at Johnstown begins on Friday evening and concludes on Sunday afternoon. The programme is as follows;

Promoted by Jazz at Johnstown, some of the biggest names in Irish jazz will bring star-studded bands to the Wexford venue.

A series of outdoor stages – the Castle Stage, the Sunken Garden, the Visitors Centre, the Courtyard – will host two full days of jazz on Saturday and Sunday. Admission to the festival is free for members and just €9 a day for non-members or €24 per day for a family of two adults and two children.

For full details contact the Johnstown Castle website…

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