SIOBHÁNLONG SUNDAY 15 DOWNINTHECITY
The Sugar Club, Lee son Street 7.30 pm ¤25 thesugarclub.com Enticingly billed as an opportunity to reclaim your Sunday evenings, this newly-minted series of three monthly concerts offers “an alternative Sunday service” with some finely-tuned programming to match. Tonight’s guests are the ever young Scullion, The Gloaming’s sublime singer Iarla Ó Lionáird and poet Paula Meehan. Praise be.
WEDNESDAY18 BR Í DH AR PER, TONY O’ CONNELL AND CYRIL O’ DO NO G HUE
St John’ s Theatre, List ow el, Co Kerry 8 pm ¤12 st johns theatre list ow el. com The finer points of Donegal fiddle music couldn’t find a better exponent than Bríd Harper, whose playing is exemplified by a rich attention to detail. Tonight she’s joined by concertina player Tony O’Connell, a west Limerick musician now resident in Kerry, and guitarist/bouzouki player Cyril O’Donoghue.
Liberty Hall, Dublin 7.30 pm ¤5 cleclub.wetpaint.com Francis Devine delivers the Hugh Geraghty Memorial Illustrated Talk, the focus of which is Jim Connell: Songs of Hope & Struggle. Noel Pocock, fear a’ tí, will keep order on the evening’s proceedings.
THURSDAY 19 NOTES & NARRATIVES
NaPío ba iríUil le ann, Henrietta Street, Dublin8pm¤10/¤5pipers.ie This monthly lecture/recital series continues tonight with a lecture from Bernard Flaherty titled Irish dance music, rhythms of another generation? An intriguing interrogation of the context in which our traditional dance originated and of the space it occupies now.
FRIDAY20 PATRICK BERG IN, HANK WED EL TRIAD AND RONÁNÓS NOD AIGH
DC Music Club, Camden Row, Dublin 9pm¤16/¤14musiclee.ie American singer/songwriter, now resident in Cork, Hank Wedel resumes his collaboration with actor Patrick Bergin for a night of raucous
merrymaking, aided and abetted by Kíla’s Ronán Ó Snodaigh, whose presence will surely add further mischief to what was already a rapscallion’s delight of a night.