Guinness Sunday Afternoon Jazz & Swing Dance with Des Hopkins Dixieland Jazzband

Join us at 4pm on Sunday 14th April for  Afternoon Jazz & Swing Dance with Des Hopkins's Dixieland Jazz Band.

Regarded as Ireland’s foremost band in the traditional jazz style:

This great band has toured all the major jazz festivals of Europe. The band is in constant demand for festivals and corporate entertainment. This ultra-professional Dixieland Jazzband, led by the legendary jazz drummer Des Hopkins, features top musicians playing and singing the great music of the twenties, thirties, and forties, and all the hits of ‘The Jazz Age’ presenting an amazing and entertaining performance.

Des Hopkins and his band appeared on every Cork Guinness Jazz Festival for over 30 years, always one of the main and most popular attractions, proving through the years, their immense popularity for quality music and entertainment. They return for The October Bank Holiday Weekend with six concerts at The Clayton Hotel Cork City.

Following an amazing show to a packed Abbey Tavern Howth for the recent ‘Hop House 13’ Jazz and blues festival, the band return to this iconic venue for a series of Sunday afternoon Swing Dances commencing on


Date14 Apr 2019
Location The Abbey Tavern Howth - 28 Abbey Street, Howth, Co Dublin

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