Ardú Live at The Irish International A Cappella Festival
As part of the 2018 Irish International A Cappella Festival, Ardú return to Dublin for their first performance in the capital of 2018!
This special evening will be held on Friday 22 June at The Sugar Club, Dublin. Tickets are available to buy now from https://www.irishacappella.com/tickets/
The concert will also feature the debut performance of Ardú A Cappella Chorus, a brand new initiative of young a cappella singers from throughout Ireland. Audience prizewinners from Ireland's A Cappella Competition 2017, Vocal Point, will also perform on the night.
The Irish International A Cappella Festival 2018 will be held at various venues in Dublin city from 22-24 June. This annual festival celebrates the genre of a cappella singing in Ireland, giving a platform for new and active groups to perform. Full programme details available from www.irishacappella.com
Ardú is Ireland’s premier a cappella vocal ensemble. This award-wining six-voice group is internationally recognised, having represented Ireland at the Tempere Vocal Festival in Finland, as well as being asked to perform on the Sky 1 a cappella show ‘Sing: Ultimate A Cappella’. 2017 also saw Ardú host the first ever Irish International A Cappella Competition, featuring Grammy Award winners The Swingles. The ensemble has a busy performing schedule with recent performances at Cork International Choral Festival, MusicTown, The Dún Laoghaire Organ Festival, London A Cappella Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in recent times, building their standing as Ireland’s ambassadors of contemporary a cappella.
Vocal Point is a four-piece jazz a cappella group based in Dublin. Established in 2013 with the aim of entertaining others and challenging themselves, their members are Paul Glennon (Bass), Colm Fewer (Tenor), Gwen Moore (Alto) and our newest member, Rachel Thomas (Soprano). Winners of their small ensemble category and awarded ‘Audience Favourite’ at the Irish International A Cappella Festival 2017, their unique repertoire consists of romantic and iconic jazz and pop songs, entertaining TV and movie theme-tunes and much-loved Christmas songs. Vocal Point have performed their own gigs as well as at various weddings and events. With their interesting and sometimes quirky arrangements, Vocal Point aims to entertain their audiences with warm jazz harmonies and a dash of fun.
Published on 11 May 2018