Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh with Donal O’Connor & Gerry O’Beirne in Kilkee Co Clare
“One of the earthiest and most distinctive voices, not just in traditional circles, but anywhere” – The Irish Times
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh is an award-winning traditional singer and musician from Corca Dhuibhne, West Kerry. A leading exponent of the sean nós style, her repertoire also includes songs from a wide variety of folk and contemporary sources. Her childhood in West Kerry saw her immersed in a rich cultural environment and vital living tradition, which was to be hugely influential on the foundation of her distinctive vocal and instrumental sound.
She has enjoyed a successful career as a touring artist, with over thirteen years experience as lead singer and flute player with the Irish traditional supergroup Danú, as well as a performing as a solo artist. Muireann is also a popular television presenter, having hosted a range of programmes for Irish and Scottish TV over the past decade including the celebrated traditional music series “Port”. Most recently, she has also turned her attention to a collaborative Irish language electronic music project entitled Aeons. Joining her on the night is Donal O’ Connor who is a multi-instrumentalist, musician and composer and Gerry O’ Connor a self taught master of the six and twelve string, slide guitar and ukulele and other stringed instruments.
Phone: 065 9060769
Seniors and students can attend this event for €18.
Published on 30 November 2017