EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum 7.30pm ¤7.50 macdarayeatespresents. eventsmart.com A collaboration of storytelling, music and song in celebration of Dublin’s former dock workers, presented by Macdara Yeates and the Dublin Dock Workers’ Preservation Society. Lisa
Arthurs,Dublin,9pm,¤10 arthurspub.ie The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, and there’s a reason why pianist Jim Doherty’s sons, Mark and David, are both successful comedians. Here’s a chance to experience the original Doherty in festive mood with his current trio and special guest saxophonist Richie Buckley, ushering in the festive season with music and banter. With Dave Fleming on bass and Myles Drennan on drums, the challenge, as always, will be to think of a song that the venerable pianist can’t recall in an instant.
SUNDAY 16 SOUNDINGSEAMS
IrishNationalHeritagePark,Wexford, 4pmAdmfree facebook.com/irishnationalheritagepark Wexford musical alchemist Laura Hyland is an explorer of the hidden paths and less-travelled byways that connect folk and traditional music with contemporary jazz and the avant-garde. Sounding Seams is an imaginative collaboration between Hyland’s excellent Clang Sayne quartet and French blacksmith and