Our Editors' Picks of Love:Live Music
Over 300 events take place across Ireland on Thursday, 21 June, as part of love:live music, Ireland's National Music Day. We've selected the ten events that, given a helicopter and/or bilocation skills, we would be at. All events are free. For more about love:live music see here.
Launch of the All-Ireland Fleadh 2012The Imperial, Cavan, 8pm (doors 7pm) With live webcast on fleadhceoil.ie Featuring Eleanor Shanley, Gabriel Mc Ardle, Fintan Mc Manus, Willie Drennan, Kavan Donohoe, Cathal Lynch, Seamus Fay, Seán Owens, Mickey Mc Donnell, Darren Maloney, Philip Clarke, Adam Dyer and many more.
The Starling ProjectSkibbereen Community Hospital, Skibbereen, 1.30pm to 2.30pm A selection of new songs by the singer/songwriter Liz Clark, an artist on the Arts for Health programme.
Ceol Amhrán / Singers ClubTeach Hudaí Beag, Bunbeag, Gaoth Dobhair, 9.30pm Tony Rodgers and friends for singing from different genres. All welcome to participate.
Lá CeoilMeeting House Square, Temple Bar, 6pm Open air but with the grace of Meeting House Square's new rain-defeating canopy. With Buffalo in the Castle, We Banjo 3, The Unwanted, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Seán Mac Erlaine, Mick O'Brien, DIT Traditional Music Ensemble, Tarab and Koushik Chandrashekar. Also broadcast on RTE Lyric FM from 8pm.
Here Comes the FunkKelly's Bar, Bridge Street, Galway, 10pm With eight-piece funk bank the Getaway Gondola.
KerryCeol na nGallán / Music at the Megaliths Íochtar Cua Standing Stones, near Waterville, bus leaves Tech Amergin at 3pm A celebration of the solstice, with piper Alan MacDonald, harpist and singer Marina Cassidy and dancer Catherine Young.
Amalgamare ConcertGlenstal Abbey, Murroe, 7pm Solos and duets from Cyprian Love (organ) and Eoghan Neff (fiddle) from the 2009 album Algamare.
Solstice Shore SongsLough Lannagh, 7pm Lake-side singing of a diverse range of songs, including gospel songs and spirituals, organised by Music Generation Mayo. Perhaps a little like this?
Sligo Baroque OrchestraThe Model, The Mall, 6.30pm Movements from concerti, including the Mozart Bassoon Concerto, the Haydn Trumpet Concerto, Vivaldi's Cello Concerto in G Minor and more performed by the Sligo Baroque Orchestra (not with Wynton Marsalis).
Julie Feeney, Niwel Tsumbu, Cora Venus Lunny & Laoise KellyThe Main Guard, Sarsfield Street, Clonmel, 5pm A collaboration between Feeney, Tsumbu, Lunny and Kelly as part of the Clonmel Junctions Festival.
Published on 21 June 2012