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FRANKIE GAVIN'S first taste of performing in front of an audience was in Corrandulla Town Hall, playing tin whistle, and standing beside him was the man who saw the potential in the youngster - the fiddler and flautist Eddie Moloney.
ALBERT EINSTEIN once said that “life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”, while HG Wells opined that “Whenever I see an adult on a bicycle, I have hope for the human race”.
MUSIC IS a major element in Druid’s forthcoming production of The Silver Tassie and the man entrusted with devising the score is noted British composer Elliot Davis. Davis started his musical career with the great Lionel Bart, creator of Oliver, and has worked on such West End musicals as Miss Saigon, Les Miserables and Blood Brothers.
For anyone, young or old, wishing to capture the magic of Christmas, The Christmas Collection, by Achill Island's James Kilbane, is a must-have this Christmas season.
THROUGHOUT THE 1980s Steve Earle was the poster boy of the Outlaw Country Music scene. Taking inspiration from Gram Parsons, Johnny Cash, Townes Van Zandt, and Waylon Jennings his music had a harder edge than the pop-oriented Nashville sound of the time.
For anyone young or old wishing to capture the magic of Christmas, the new album by Achill Island's James Kilbane is a must have this Christmas season.
WHEN HE was 10, pianist Neil Cowley performed a Shostakovich concerto to a packed auditorium at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. A few years later he turned his back on a place at the Royal Academy of Music to tour the world with The Brand New Heavies and Gabrielle.
The young Kilkenny band Pyrotechnix are bracing themselves for a nerve-racking performance before thousands of TV viewers and a live audience on Sunday night as they make their debut appearance on the All-Ireland Talent Show representing Ireland East.