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14 traditional music acts, 7 days, 1 winner.
He founded The Capitol Showband that scored a number of firsts for Irish bands at home and abroad. He discovered songwriting legend Phil Coulter, he set visionary trad band Planxty on the road to success, he is Des Kelly.
On Thursday renowned local musicians Jock and Dave are in The Snug from 9.30pm to play a wide range of songs to suit all musical tastes from the old classics to the current chart toppers.
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.
On January 30, 1984 it is said that the whole of Dublin grieved the early death of Dubliner legend Luke Kelly, whose music is widely regarded as one of Ireland’s cultural treasures.
It has been 20 years since Riverdance burst onto the stage as the interval act at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, prompting the whole world to sit up and take notice (and fall in love with) the power and beauty of Irish music and dance.
Roscommon Arts Centre has planned a packed programme of music to ring in the early new year with concerts from Johnny Carroll, Johnny McEvoy, The Fureys and Davey Arthur, My Brother Joe - The Story of Joe Dolan, and much more.
Rambling Irishman Frankie Gavin and De Dannan return to the Mullingar Arts Centre this Saturday November 30 with Jigs and Jazz II.
EARLY IRISH songs and music will be performed on the harp, Ireland’s national emblem and instrument, at a special concert in Galway city next week.
THE KILKENNYS, the modern Irish folk band who have shared the stage with Shane McGowan and Finbar Furey, play three shows at The Quays Music Hall.