May 2018 12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728293031 May 3rdThe City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival 2018 The City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival returns May 4thKaz Hawkins and Sam York Duo Multi award winning singer songwriter Kaz Hawkins launches her new solo career with an Irish & European Tour in 2018 with special guest Sam York on piano May 4thThe Playhouse FREAKeasy Feel the rhythm, check the rhyme , come on along and have a real good time… May 5thDavid Lyttle Trio David performs with his new trio featuring two of the UK’s jazz stars: Scottish pianist Steve Hamilton and U.S. bassist Michael Janisch. May 5thJazz Masterclass – Darren Beckett Drum Clinic Open to all musicians, this world renowned drummer will impart his experience and knowledge on how to play dynamically and musically in a jazz setting. May 6thPaul McIntyre & Special Guests Wonderfully creative and always entertaining Paul and his fellow musicians are sure to delight. May 6thDinosaur Dinosaur are back in action with some immensely colourful, new music - full of imagination and enticingly wonderful surprises. May 6thJazz Masterclass Meilana Gillard Ohio raised saxophonist and composer Meilana Gillard emerged as a rising star on the New York jazz scene whilst studying at the New School in the early 2000s. May 7thThe Ronnie Greer Organ Band Blues guitar legend Ronnie Greer presents the jazzier side of the blues on this date with his organ band May 16thThe Monk, The Bird, and the Priest The story of life, education, mercy and malice in a Catholic Boys’ College in Ireland in the 1950s May 17thBrowns at The Playhouse Award winning chef Patron Ian Orr from Browns Bonds Hill Group will bring their renowned fine dining experience to our audiences to accompany performances of ‘The Monk, The Bird, May 24thMacbeth by William Shakespeare The ruined aftermath of a bloody civil war. Ruthlessly fighting to survive, the Macbeths are propelled towards the crown by forces of elemental darkness.