Nils Kavanagh Trio

Sunday 24th September
Dolans Upstairs 2.30pm - 8.30pm

Tickets: €25 - admission to all 3 Sunday gigs

Nils Kavanagh Trio

live at Dolans Upstairs 24th September 2.30pm - 8.30pm

Nils Kavanagh


Nils Kavanagh - Piano
Eddie Lee - Bass
Sam Purcell- Drums

Nils Kavanagh is a jazz pianist originally from County Sligo. He has performed with prolific Irish band Those Nervous Animals, and co-leads the group Saffron, with whom he has performed with at Sligo Jazz Festival and Limerick Jazz Festival. Nils is the Young Artist in Residence at Sligo Jazz Project 2023, working alongside a star-studded faculty including Tony Kofi, Liane Carroll, and Liam Noble, to name a few.

Currently Nils lives in Cardiff, performing professionally on the UK scene and studying jazz performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama under world-renowned pianists Huw Warren, Elliot Galvin and Nick Weldon.

After winning the inaugural Young Irish Jazz Musician of the Year award in 2022, Nils is starting to gain recognition as a young talent and bandleader in his own right. Leading an energetic and explorative piano trio, the group presents original compositions and arrangements of some of their favourite music. A rising star on the Irish and UK jazz scene, this is a gig you won't want to miss.