Search Results for 'Folk music'

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Jimmy’s Hall - The Abbey’s rollicking 'céilí play'

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A HIGHLIGHT of the Town Hall’s autumn programme is the September visit of the Abbey Theatre with its rollicking stage adaptation of Ken Loach's critically acclaimed film, Jimmy’s Hall.

Donal Clancy to appear at the Pillar House Ballinasloe

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Since 2014, the Pillar House in Ballinasloe has operated the Pillar House Folk Club, welcoming a veritable 'who’s who' of the Irish folk & trad scene.

Huun-Huur-Tu - Tuvan music @ Róisín Dubh

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IT PROMISES to be one of the most exciting, and utterly different, musical events to come to Galway in many years, when the extraordinary tradition of Tuvan/Mongolian throat singing will be heard on the stage of the Róisín Dubh.

The songs and stories of The Dubliners in Ballinasloe

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WILD HAIR, wilder beards; songs about sex, drink, and politics; and a much needed injection of a rebellious, anarchic spirit into Irish folk music of the 1960s - The Dubliners truly were trailblazers.

The Fureys to play the Town Hall

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IRISH FOLK music legends, The Fureys, best known for the songs ‘When You Were Sweet 16’, ‘The Green Fields Of France’, 'Red Rose Café’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, and ‘Steal Away’, return for their 14th visit to the Town Hall Theatre.

Mayo’s Atlantic Rhythm musicians and dancers to feature at Italian Folk Festival

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Some of Mayo’s finest traditional Irish musicians and dancers will enjoy a unique opportunity to represent their county and country abroad in early September, as seven members of the Atlantic Rhythm Productions group have been selected to travel to Blessano, Italy, to perform in the prestigious Danzerini Udinesi Folk Festival from September 1 to 4. 

Trad On The Prom

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TRAD ON The Prom, celebrating Irish music, dance, and song, begins the final leg of its 2017 run, starting Sunday, August 13, at Leisureland, Salthill, and continuing until September 28.

Leading Galway trad musicians to play Spirit Of The West

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SPIRIT OF The West - traditional music, songs, and dance, a new show produced and directed by folk singer Matt Keane, along with Colm Naughton, comes to The Claregalway Hotel this month.

French Blues and Folk artist Alex de Vree comes to Westport

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The beautiful Breton city of Nantes, at the mouth of the River Loire, is a hotbed of musical exploration. Just as the city itself has one foot in Brittany and the other in the Pays de Loire, its musicians and songsmiths draw on many influences; the Celtic beat of the Bretons, the jocular dances of the French countryside, folk songs from all over the world, jazz, and especially Blues. It’s only natural that noted performer Alex de Vree – himself a child of two traditions – should find his spiritual home here.

Album review: Laura Marling

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THE OPENING track 'Soothing' lives up to its name, but its languid, bass-led, rhythms, and Marling's sultry croon are something of a red herring. Unlike this song, wonderful though it is, the album will not be an indie-pop/jazz hybrid.

 

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