in association with
DIEGO JOAQUIN RAMIREZ & FRIENDS
Upstairs@Whelan’s from Midnight.a
Doors: 11:45pm, Sign up for GUEST LIST
Whelanslive.com & O’Hara’s Craft Beers are proud to bring you The Midnight Hour. Showcasing the best new talent in Ireland & beyond.
New York City-based drummer Diego Joaquin Ramirez was born and raised in Cork and is a graduate of Berklee College Of Music in Boston, Betty Carter Jazz Ahead Program participant, a recipient of the Cork City Arts award, the ASCAP Herb Alpert Jazz Composition award, and a finalist of the 2017 DC Jazz Prix Competition.
He has performed with notable musicians such as Vijay Iyer, Oscar Stagnaro, Ralph Peterson Jr, Cyrille Aimee, Wayne Tucker, Michael League, Jazzmeia Horn, Alina Engibaryan, Grace Kelly, Greg Tardy, Walt Weiskopf, Niwel Tsumbu, Loah, Brian Deady, Ruth-Anne Cunningham, Liam O’Maonlai,
and has performed at many international venues and festivals including the Montreal Jazz Fest, Monterey Next Generation Jazz Fest, SXSW, The Kennedy Center, The DC Jazz Fest, Barranquilla Jazz Fest, Umbria Jazz Fest, Body & Soul, Cork Jazz Fest, Minton’s Playhouse, Smoke, Smalls, Fat Cat, and Zinc Bar.
This current project brings to the stage some of Irelands most exciting musicians, creating a unique energetic blend of Jazz, Neo-Soul, and Afrobeat.
Loah-Vocals, Niwel Tsumbu-Guitar/Vocals, Darragh O’Kelly-Keyboard, Eoin Walsh-Bass, Diego Joaquin Ramirez-Drums.
FREE ADMISSION ALL NIGHT
Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required.