Ariel Hernández (guitar, voice), Ioana Petcu-Colan (violin), Dermot Dunne (accordion), Malachy Robinson (double bass) & Frank Vidal (percussion)Triskel Arts Centre, Cork11 March 2008Outside, the March winds howled.
John Flanagan, Kevin Crawford, Steve Cooney, Martin Hayes, Brian McNamara, Seán Smyth, Oisín MacDiarmada, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dennis Cahill Bantry House, Bantry, Co Cork15-19 August 2007Now in its fifth year, the Masters...
The Hayes/Cahill brand has extended far beyond the conventional audience for traditional music, a fact that makes them natural candidates for crossover experiments such as the recent series of gigs with guitarist Bill Frisell.
Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, 28 March 2007We first knew Chris Wood in these parts as the fiddle-playing half of a musically rich and good-humoured partnership with the accordion player, Andy Cutting.
Cork Folk FestivalVarious venues, Cork City5-10 September 2006After last year’s lavish Capital of Culture edition, Cork Folk Festival 2006 presented a positively minimalist face to the world. Gone were the big concerts in the big venues.
Garry Walsh, Máire Breathnach, Dave Hennessy & Donal ClancyMusic Network Tour, Briery Gap, Macroom21 May 2006The traditional music repertoire consists of many parts.
St Brendan’s Church, Bantry, 17 March 2006Outside the confines of the Church of St Brendan the Navigator in Bantry, the populace celebrated the National Feast with the customary mixture of ballads and booze.
(Paddy in the Smoke – Irish traditional music from England; Iarla Ó Lionáird & Band; Donal Lunny & Friends)Various venues, Cork , 23–26 November 2005Irish Voices, the third and final instalment in the Musical Migrations series,...
Masters of Tradition Festival 2005.