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Sligo Jazz Festival

Double Bill: Sun Mi Hong Trio + Gareth Lockrane & Julian Siegel

with special guests including Phil Robson & Christine Tobin

Wed 24 July, 2024,
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Date Wed 24 July, 2024, 8pm
Location Hawk's Well Theatre
Price €25/20conc./12.50u18s
A collage of photographs of Sun Mi Hong, Gareth Lockrane, & Julian Siegel

Discounted tickets available via box-office at 0719161518 or

Born and raised in In-Cheon, Korea; Sun-Mi has a unique perspective of life after her last ten years in Amsterdam. With a signature of rooted groove in combination with well tempered outbursts, Sun-Mi has placed herself strongly in the Dutch jazz scene. By approaching the moment in a somewhat meditative fashion, she achieves the ability to bring something entirely original to the band stand.

Gareth Lockrane started playing at the age of 10 and after raiding his dad's record collection discovered jazz at 14. Early influences included Cannonball Adderley, Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Bill Evans and Stan Getz on the jazz side whilst also being transfixed by the great blues/rock guitarists of the 60s and 70s as a child - BB King, Jimi Hendrix, Albert King, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy. Learning blues guitar solos on the flute at the age of 15 was a formative experience!

Julian Siegal is an in-demand saxophonist on the UK and European Jazz scene who has worked with many of the top figures in the music. He was awarded the 2007 BBC Jazz Award for Best Instrumentalist.


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