MUIREANNNICAMHLAOIBH, SIOBHÁNMILLER,DAMIAN MULLANE AND ANNA MASSEY The Sugar Club, Leeson St, Dublin 8pm ¤21.79/¤11.24musicnetwork.ie;Also Thurs,TheDock,Carrick-on-Shannon, CoLeitrim;Fri,DroicheadArtsCentre, Drogheda, Co Louth Mighty west-Kerry singer Nic Amhlaoibh saddles up along with Scottish singer Miller, both of them winners of 2018 folk awards in Ireland and Scotland. They are joined for this Music Network tour by powerhouse accordion player Mullane and guitarist/banjo player Massey on the opening night of an extensive national tour.
The Clé Club, Cois Life bar, Liberty Hall, Dublin8pm¤5cleclub.wetpaint.com Fear an tí Terry Moylan corrals a fine gathering of singers for a night titled “Scotland the Brave, Burns, Brexit and the Border”. That’s an agenda that could serve them well for the whole year. This weekly singing club welcomes singers from the floor at its sessions.
THURSDAY 17 NUADÁN
Bewley’sCaféTheatre,GraftonSt, Dublin5.45pm¤15087-2547574 Gael-Linn’s hugely successful monthly teatime sessions reconvene for the new year with a session featuring this Waterford-based