TRA­DI­TIONAL

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - THETAKE CRITICS’ CHOICE -

SIOBHÁNLONG SATURDAY20

ARTY MCG­LYNN AND NOLLAIG CASEY TheDock,Car­rick­onShan­non8.30pm ¤16the­dock.ie McG­lynn is the go-to ac­com­pa­nist for ev­ery­one from Van Mor­ri­son to Andy Irvine (in their Pa­trick Street guise), and so many oth­ers. He’s a master of un­der­state­ment on gui­tar: at­ten­tive to ev­ery last de­tail and ut­terly self-ef­fac­ing on stage. Tonight he joins his wife, fid­dle player and River­dance vet­eran, Nollaig Casey for an in­ti­mate per­for­mance in a wel­com­ing venue.

SATURDAY20 THEDESCARTYSESSIONS

Rath­coole Inn 9pm Adm free al­tents.ie Fid­dle player Kevin Glackin and piper Seán óg Potts come to­gether for the fi­nal con­cert of this year’s Des Carty Ses­sions, now an an­nual sta­ple event in Rath­coole. The pair are a pow­er­ful ex­am­ple of the rude state of health of tra­di­tional mu­sic in Dublin.

THURS­DAY 25 RTÉRADIO1FOLKAWARDS

Vi­carStreet,Dublin7.30pm¤22.90 tick­et­mas­ter.ie This in­au­gu­ral event sees a grand gather­ing of the great and the good in our world of folk mu­sic. Andy Irvine is the fit­ting re­cip­i­ent of the Life­time Achieve­ment Award, and nom­i­nees in­clude Muire­ann NicAmh­laoibh, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Lankum, Land­less, The While­aways and more. Christy Moore will also per­form tonight, along with The Lost Broth­ers, Slow Mov­ing Clouds and Daoirí Far­rell.

FRIDAY26 BACK WEST

Ion­adCultúrtha,Bal­lyvour­ney8.30pm

¤15 ion ad cult ur th a.ie Two mu­si­cal sib­lings on fid­dle and ac­cor­dion, Mau­reen and Bren­dan Browne join bodhrán player and Ir­ish step dancer Peter Vick­ers, lead gui­tar/vo­cal­ist Fabian Joyce and sec­ond gui­tarist Shane McGowan for an even­ing of mu­sic, song and dance. Their Gal­way/Sligo roots will colour and shade their cho­sen reper­toire strongly.

FRI­DAY 26

E IL Í SK EN NEDY,MÁIRENÍ CHRÓINÍN, JERRY O’REILLY, FER­GUS RUS­SELL, FRANK NU­GENT, MICK KEE­LEY& AN TAINE Ó FAR A CH Á IN

The Teach­ers Club ,36, Par­nell Square, Dublin 9pm ¤3 goilin.com

West Kerry singer Kennedy joins this stal­wart gather­ing of singers to cel­e­brate and re­flect on the win­ners in this year’s in­au­gu­ral RTÉ Folk Awards.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Ireland

© PressReader. All rights reserved.