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IN THE late eighties and early nineties, it was impossible to escape Scotland's Deacon Blue and songs like 'Real Gone Kid', 'Dignity', and 'Fergus Sings the Blues', and later this year, the man who wrote those songs - Ricky Ross - will be in Galway.
Two fantastic nights of music take place this January at Roscommon Arts Centre, kicking off with Maura O’Connell and Karan Casey taking to the stage on January 24. Witness the first collaboration of legendary singers Maura O’Connell and Karan Casey as they are joined by accordionist Martin Tourish and guitarist Ed Boyd this spring. With a Grammy nomination, TG4 Musician of the Year title, BBC Folk Award, and over one million album sales between them, this promises to be an incredible evening with some of the biggest talents in Irish music.
Phil Coulter embarks on a nationwide tour this October and November, followed by three Christmas shows in December, to celebrate the release of Echoes of Home his first solo piano album in 25 years.
ONE EVENING in 1951, in the Massachusetts town of Dedham, a young Irish-American teenager happened to tune in to the local radio station as a country band called The Confederate Mountaineers were playing.
KELLY’S BAR on Bridge Street has been putting on some fine gigs of late and there is another excellent one coming up on Friday March 9 when acclaimed US singer-songwriter Gretchen Peters takes to the stage.
NANCI GRIFFITH one of the best loved country singers in the world, who also enjoys a devoted fan-base in Ireland, plays the Town Hall Theatre on Friday March 2.
THE TOWN Hall Theatre will continue its high standards in presenting quality theatre, comedy, and music events to the public as a strong line-up of events has already been planned for the opening months of 2012.
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.
CHERISH THE Ladies, whose take on Irish trad The New York Times has described as “passionate, tender, and rambunctious” play Monroe’s Live on Wednesday.
Cleere’s Theatre is the venue of choice this Sunday for two highly acclaimed artists, who will be bringing their own unique sounds to Kilkenny’s music scene.