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Hi there 

We're still buzzing from Down with Jazz and our website launch. With Hotter than July confirmed for 31st of July and 12 Points right around the corner, it's a busy time.

This month we would like to invite you to two fantastic events;
 Roamer on Tuesday 5th July in Arthurs, Thomas St as well as the Ensemble Ériu album launch this Friday in the Sugar Club. We hope you can make it.

Yours in music making, 

Rob, Kenneth and Aoife

Thank you to everyone who came to the IMC website launch on Wednesday. Definitely check out the new website ( to see the database and have a look at the scene listings to find out what's going on around Dublin. Please contact if you notice anything out of place – the site is still a work in progress.

Please submit events for our scene listings! You can do so by
clicking here and filling out a short form.

We also encourage everyone to keep using the hashtag #jazzIRL to tag all social media posts!
Releases & News
With Brexit looking likely, Pitchfork has a must read article at the effect this will have on the music industry. Click here to read
The Guardian take a look inside the pressing to vinyl of classic Blue Note albums. Click here to read.
Dublin Duo Insufficient Funs, Irish representatives at 12 Points 2016, have a new promo video. Check it out!
IMC would like to invite you to the following events. For free tickets please email
Improvised Music Company, BlueMoods & Diatribe Records present:

July 4th & 5th- Arthur's, Thomas St

Roamer is an exciting new project that brings together four of Ireland’s most internationally active improvising musicians for a two-night run at Dublin's newest creative music hub, featuring Matthew Jacobson, Matt Halpin, Lauren Kinsella and Simon Jermyn
Ensemble Eriu "Imbas" Album Launch
Ensemble Eriu's second album 'Imbas' will be released on the 24th of June, on CD, Digital and Vinyl via Ensemble Music and Raelach Records. You can listen to the opener, Tempest, premiered by Nialler9 last week here.

They celebrate with a show in the Sugar Club on Friday.
Hugh Buckley & Nigel Clark
Autumn Leaves Tour 2016

Now Booking for September 9th – Oct 16th
a meditation on some of the grandest chestnuts of the standard repertoire’- The Irish Times

The two Celtic jazz guitar virtuosi, natives of Dublin and Glasgow respectively, propel the guitar duo format to new heights of musicality, technique and imagination. Their musical rapport is tangible and there is joy and even occasional madness in the bravura of their combined brilliance. 

Hugh Buckley is a Dublin born and based, self-taught guitarist, composer, arranger, educator and author. He has performed throughout Europe, the U.S., Argentina and China, working as a sideman and also leading his own groups. Guitarist Nigel Clark has performed around the world from Shanghai to Los Angeles and has worked with some of the biggest names in music. I
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Havana 'Che Summer Festival Dates
Now booking for Irish Summer Festivals 2016
 ‘Loaded with international talent...about as close to Havana as you'll get on this side of the Atlantic'– The Irish Times

Featuring the powerful, engaging voice of habanero Evelio Galan, lead vocalist with the Afro- Cuban All Stars, (click here to watch) the group features a diverse snapshot of Irish multiculturalism at work. Guilfoyle, who has lectured in many of the word’s music leading conservatories, has recruited some of the most talented musicians based in Ireland today, featuring members from Venezuela, South Africa, France, Czech Republic, Ukraine, and of course, Cuba. As Ireland’s leading exponents of authentic Cuban music, from timba and salsa to rumba and guaguanco, Havana ‘Che are a high-octane 10-piece who create pure unadulterated party music, guaranteed to get your audience grooving in 2016.
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For more information, or to book, contact or call +353 85 7211 465
Here at IMC we also want to hear from you. We're working with arts centres and venues throughout the country to programme quality, interesting and engaging music. We want you to let us know about what works best in your venue, or festival and what might be a best fit with your local audiences. Don't hesitate to give us a call on +35316703885 or +353857211465, or email
We want to hear from you!
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