Cathy Jordan changes tune for Sligo Jazz Festival

Well known traditional singer Cathy Jordan will headline an online performance on the opening night of the 2020 Sligo Summer School and Jazz Festival which opens today, Tuesday, July 21st Paul Clarvis and Liam Noble in a special online performance on the opening night (Tues) of the festival at 8pm.

The six-day event features workshops, masterclasses, jam sessions and performances with some of the world’s finest jazz educators and musicians.

Jordan, who’s best known for her work with traditional music group Dervish,

The entire festival, which is run by the Sligo Jazz Project, has moved online this year because of the Covid restrictions, as artistic director Edde Lee has been explaining.

All the events are free – and can be viewed online and on the Sligo Jazz Facebook page.

To see the full festival schedule this week, visit