Search Results for 'Folk music'
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The Fureys to play the Town Hall
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Kris Drever and Julie Fowlis to play Clifden
TWO GIANTS of modern folk music, Kris Driver, called "a serious talent" by MOJO, and award winning Scots-Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis, play Clifden to kick-starting a programme of events to mark 40 years of the Clifden Arts Festival.
Black Bank Folk - tribute show to 1916
IRISH FOLK band Black Bank Folk - the musicians who make up Damien Dempsey's band - will perform their debut album, Rising, at Monroe’s Live on Friday May 20 at 9pm.
Gypsy-folk @ Monroe's Live
THE ESKIES' unique brand of folk noir/gypsy jazz will be heard when the German-Irish band play Monroe's Live on Friday February 19 at 9pm.
Orchid Collective's gypsy folk @ Monroe’s
ALTERNATIVE-FOLK band Orchid Collective return to Monroe’s Live to perform a free gig at The Backstage Bar on Thursday December 17 at midnight.