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“I have found my voice,” sings Maria Doyle Kennedy on ‘The Silence’, a track from her beguiling new album, Sing. And what a voice - sometimes melancholic, other times joyful, always passionate - elemental folk shot through with a potent soulful impulse.
THE GALWAY Sessions festival, a celebration of the music of Ireland, Scotland, and America, and the historical, cultural, and ethnic links between the three nations, returns next month.
Three music veterans, Jim Rooney, Arty McGlynn, and Mick Daly, will join forces for an evening of country, bluegrass, and traditional music not to be missed at the Bog Lane Theatre, Ballymahon, Co Longford, on Sunday November 6 at 8pm.
TONIGHT, THE Crane Bar welcomes a special performer who will be well known to many of us for varying reasons. While Maria Doyle Kennedy has starred in some of the most popular films and television series of the past two decades, tonight this multifaceted talent will bring her musical gifts to an enthralled Galway audience. Since breaking onto our screens playing Natalie in The Commitments in 1991, Maria has gone on to feature in The General as well as prominent roles in television series such as The Tudors and Dexter, not forgetting the “great honour” of appearing in an episode of Father Ted.
In ancient folklore three is a magic number, and you can expect the combined talents of Jackie Daly, Matt Cranitch, and John Faulkner to let loose the Sliabh Luachra genie from the bottle. Though Jackie and Matt are both steeped in the rich musical traditions of the Sliabh Luachra, this collaboration with singer John Faulkner is very much a celebration of the here and now, the living stream of Irish music.
SUPERB FOLKSINGER Chad Dughi returns to Galway for a much anticipated show at The Crane Bar on Thursday August 26th at 9pm.
HUNDREDS OF years ago the music played on Scottish and Irish fiddles combined with Spanish guitar, Italian mandolin, and West African banjo in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of America.
FOR MANY years Nanci Griffith has straddled the fine line between folk and country with a unique style of playing and singing she has christened ‘folkabilly’
AUSTRALIAN GUITAR virtuoso Bruce Mathiske first picked up the instrument at seven and since then has established himself as a true musical great.
TEXAN SONGWRITER Nanci Griffith released her debut album Lone Star State Of Mind in 1987 and made an immediate impact when it peaked at number 23 in the US charts.