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FOR THE first time in 23 years, Mick Hanly, one of Ireland's greatest songwriters, plays An Spideál, with a show at the new upstairs venue os Tígh Giblin's on Thursday August 20 at 9pm.
DECLAN SINNOTT is best known as Christy Moore's side-kick, accompanying the great man at his concerts, as well as being a founding member of Moving Hearts, but he is also a superb singer-songwriter and guitarist in his own right.
THE TRAD lunchtime concerts have been a feature of the Galway International Arts Festival for more than 20 years, and this year boasts a superb line-up playing Monroe's Live - especially appealing for those who love trad fiddle - and it all kicks off on Thursday.
MARY BLACK describes Galway as “a particular favourite place of mine”, but it is no idle platitude. It was here, and more specifically during her tenure with De Dannan, where she came of age as both singer and performer, setting her on the path to her now unassailable position as Ireland’s leading contemporary folk artist.
Hot on the heels of the successes of Sean Keane, Mick Hanly, and Paddy Casey during the summer, this newly formed folk club is continuing to attract the best of Ireland’s singer/ songwriters to The Pillar House, Society Street, Ballinasloe. An intimate venue which holds just 80 patrons seated and 120 standing, this is surely the best opportunity to be had to experience this calibre of artist in an ‘up close and personal’ setting.
Every year Mayo County Council offers two bursary awards to artists born or living in Mayo, to enable them to spend two weeks at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig in Monaghan.
One of Ireland's foremost songwriters, Jimmy MacCarthy, will perform in the Royal Theatre, Castlebar, next month.
The Snug Bar, Athlone have another top weekend of live music lined up.
MARY BLACK and Dolores Keane, and an outstanding cast of trad/folk musicians, will be in concert at The Salthill Hotel on Sunday May 11 at 8pm.
JIMMY MCCARTHY, the man who has penned some of the most memorable songs in the Irish contemporary folk canon, is coming to the Town Hall Theatre.