Concert Planner: 29 April–5 May 2019

Hen Ogledd – in Belfast this week.

Concert Planner: 29 April–5 May 2019

This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (6–12 May), please add it to our listings.

To add a concert, please see here. To receive the Concert Planner by email every week subscribe to our newsletter.

Classical
30.4.19 – Feis Ceoil Gala Performance, National Concert Hall
1.5.19 –  Cork International Choral Festival, Various venues, Cork
1.5.19 –  RTÉ lyric fm 20th Birthday Gala Concert, National Concert Hall
1.5.19 –  Opening Gala Concert @ Cork International Choral Festival, Cork City Hall
1.5.19 –  Kaleidoscope Night: Little Jerusalem, Bello Bar
2.5.19 –  Choirs at Vertigo @ Cork International Choral Festival, Cork County Hall
2.5.19 – Young Musician Series: Richard Thomas, violin / Gary Beecher, piano, National Concert Hall
2.5.19 –  Choirs at Christchurch @ Cork International Choral Festival, Triskel Christchurch
2.5.19 – BBC Philharmonic: James MacMillan/Britten/Tippett, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
2.5.19 –  Chamber Choir Ireland - Before Bach & After 3, St Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick
2.5.19 – PUST– A Breath From the North @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019, Cork City Hall
3.5.19 – Florence Chong (soprano) and Seho Lee (piano), Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
3.5.19 – Choirs at The Freemason’s Hall @ Cork International Choral Festival, The Freemason’s Hall
3.5.19 – Happy Birthday Audrey Hepburn: Emer Barry, Soprano; Teresa O’Donnell, Harp; Mary McCague, Violin, National Concert Hall
3.5.19 – Music at the Goldie Chapel @ Cork International Choral Festival, The Goldie Chapel
3.5.19 – Music at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral @ Cork International Festival, St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral
3.5.19 – Choirs at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church @ Cork International Choral Festival, St. Mary’s Collegiate Church
3.5.19 – BBC Singers: Singers at Six –  Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky, St Giles’ Cripplegate London
3.5.19 – Choirs at St James’s @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019, St. James’ Church
3.5.19 – Chamber Choir Ireland - Before Bach & After 3, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork
3.5.19 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, National Concert Hall
3.5.19 – BBC Symphony Orchestra: Sakari Oramo conducts Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring, Barbican
3.5.19 – Chamber Choir Ireland @ Cork International Choral Festival, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral
3.5.19 – Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, Sligo
3.5.19 – Opening Concert, Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, Drumcliffe Church
3.5.19 – BBC Concert Orchestra: Friday Night is Music Night –  Song of Soho, Cheltenham Jazz Festival Big Top
3.5.19 – Evocations –  Helene Stureborg’s Chamber Choir @ Cork International Choral Festival, Cathedral of St Mary & St Anne
4.5.19 – Music, poetry and art to honour Seán McSweeney @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, The Model Sligo
4.5.19 – Music at CIT School of Music @ Cork International Choral Festival, CIT School of Music
4.5.19 – Choirs at St Colman’s Cathedral @ Cork International Choral Festival, St Colman’s Cathedral
4.5.19 –  Choirs at the Methodist Church @ Cork International Choral Festival, The Methodist Church
4.5.19 – Fleischmann International Gala Concert @ Cork International Choral Festival, Cork City Hall
4.5.19 – Henrik Rabien / Vashti Hunter / Grieg Trio / Sharon Carty / Michael McHale @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, The Model, Sligo
4.5.19 – Fleischmann International Gala Concert @ Cork International Choral Festival, Cork City Hall
4.5.19 – May the Fourth Be With You –  A Celebration of Star Wars and Other Blockbusters, National Concert Hall
4.5.19 – Dermot Dunne, Vashti Hunter, Grieg Trio, Michael McHale, Eugene Mursky, Sharon Carty @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, Drumcliffe Church
5.5.19 – Ode to Audrey Hepburn, Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
5.5.19 – The Dawn Chorus, Carlow Town Park
5.5.19 – BBC Philharmonic: Sounds From the Other City, Islington Mill Salford
5.5.19 – Tuned In! @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, The Model Sligo
5.5.19 – Vogler Quartet, Frank Reinecke, Stefan Fehlandt, Stephan Forck, Vashti Hunter @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, The Model , Sligo
5.5.19 – Choirs at St Anne’s @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019, St. Annes
5.5.19 – Closing Gala Concert @ Cork International Choral Festival 2019, Cork City Hall
5.5.19 – Vogler Quartet, Grieg Trio, Henrik Rabien, Malachy Robinson @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, Drumcliffe Church

Contemporary
1.5.19 –  RTÉ lyric fm 20th Birthday Gala Concert, National Concert Hall
1.5.19 –  Kaleidoscope Night: Little Jerusalem, Bello Bar
2.5.19 –  Jessica Hyun Jin Kim and Li Yilei, Café OTO
3.5.19 – Insomnia Poems, Café OTO
4.5.19 – Nicole Lizee’s Spielberg Études, St Peter’s Church of Ireland Drogheda
5.5.19 – Flutter Echo Festival –  A Celebration of David Toop, Café OTO
5.5.19 – Hannah Peel & Will Burns @ Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Black Box Theatre, Belfast

Dance
4.5.19 – Bláthú, Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne

Electronic
3.5.19 – An Taobh Tuathail 20th Anniversary, Róisín Dubh, Galway
5.5.19 – RISE with Le Galaxie​ DJS + guests, Lost Lane

Film
3.5.19 – RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, National Concert Hall

Folk and Traditional
30.4.19 – The Kíla Sessions, Whelan’s, Dublin
30.4.19 – Folk And Devotional Soundscapes – Mikko Joensuu + Grimm Grimm + Dee Sada + Doodcast Djs, Café OTO
1.5.19 – From Here Records Present English Folk Field Recordings Volume 2 Launch: Sandra & Nancy Kerr / Frankie Armstrong / Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp / C Joynes / Belinda Kempster & Fran Foote, Café OTO
2.5.19 – Dyad Album Launch Concert, Irish Traditional Music Archive
2.5.19 – Karan Casey & Band, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
2.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
2.5.19 – Mick Comerford and Friends, Presentation Arts Centre, Enniscorthy
2.5.19 – Karan Casey & Band, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
3.5.19 – Kadialy Kouyate | Indré Jurgeleviciute (Senegal/Lithuania) @ Bray Jazz Festival, Bray Town Hall, Bray, Co. Wicklow
3.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, Station House Theatre Clifden
4.5.19 – Skipper’s Alley / The Young Folk / Let’s Set Sail, Lost Lane
4.5.19 – Bláthú, Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne
4.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Kildare
4.5.19 – Freddie White, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
4.5.19 – Kadialy Kouyate | Indré Jurgeleviciute (Senegal/Lithuania), Russborough House, Blessington
5.5.19 – Music Network Presents: De Temps Antan, St. James’ Church

Hip Hop
4.5.19 – Jafaris, Róisín Dubh, Galway

Indie
1.5.19 –  In The Round, Lost Lane
2.5.19 – Ships + Katie Kim + Margie Jean Lewis, Lost Lane
2.5.19 – Hen Ogledd @ Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Voodoo Lounge
3.5.19 – Dowry @ Bray Jazz Festival, Calary Church Roundwood
3.5.19 – An Taobh Tuathail 20th Anniversary, Róisín Dubh, Galway
3.5.19 – The House Presents, Annesley House Dublin 3
4.5.19 – Paj @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray

Jazz
29.4.19 – Pat Thomas Plays Duke Ellington, Café OTO
30.4.19 – Signal Series April - ReDiviDeR | The Aoife Doyle Band, The Wild Duck
2.5.19 – Linley Hamilton Quartet, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart
2.5.19 – Darren Beckett Trio with George Colligan and David Redmond, Arthur’s Blues and Jazz Club
2.5.19 – Hugh Buckley and Dave Whyte Guitar Duo, Neary’s Bar
2.5.19 – Shookrah @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
3.5.19 – Insomnia Poems, Café OTO
3.5.19 – The Linley Hamilton Quartet, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
3.5.19 – Bray Jazz Festival 2019, Various venues Bray and Wicklow
3.5.19 – Fred Hersch @ Bray Jazz Festival, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
3.5.19 – ReDiviDeR @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
3.5.19 – Fire! (Sweden) @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Well, Main St, Bray
3.5.19 – Conor Guilfoyle Octet @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
4.5.19 – Greg Felton Trio @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
4.5.19 – Paj @ Bray Jazz Festival 2019, The Harbour Bar, Bray
4.5.19 – No Tongues (France) @ Bray Jazz Festival, Bray Town Hall
4.5.19 – The Linley Hamilton Quartet, The Portico of Ards
4.5.19 – John Scofield Combo 66 @ Bray Jazz Festival, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
4.5.19 – The Soro Quartet @ Bray Jazz Festival 2019, The Harbour Bar, Bray
4.5.19 – Lucia Cadotsch Speak Low (Sweden/Switzerland) @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Well, Main St, Bray
4.5.19 – Yankari @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
4.5.19 – Kenosha Kid @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Martello Bray
5.5.19 – Maya Goldblum/Queen Bonobo @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
5.5.19 – Norma Winstone and Tommy Halferty @ Bray Jazz Festival, Bray Town Hall
5.5.19 – Anja Lechner and François Couturier @ Bray Jazz Festival, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
5.5.19 – Shy Mascot @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
5.5.19 – No Tongues –  ‘On the Road’ Series @ Bray Jazz Festival, Tinahely Courthouse Arts Centre
5.5.19 – Tin Men and the Telephone (Holland) @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Well (formerly St. Paul’s Church), Main St, 
5.5.19 – Cooks But We’re Chefs @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray
5.5.19 – Scott Flanigan Quartet featuring Meilana Gillard @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Martello Bray
5.5.19 – Aleka Potinga Quartet @ Bray Jazz Festival, The Harbour Bar, Bray

Klezmer
1.5.19 –  Kaleidoscope Night: Little Jerusalem, Bello Bar

Literary
2.5.19 – Poetry Day Ireland - Truth or Dare?- An Open Mic evening with MC Kevin Higgins, Linenhall Arts Centre
3.5.19 – Insomnia Poems, Café OTO
4.5.19 – Music, poetry and art to honour Seán McSweeney @ Sligo International Chamber Music Festival, The Model Sligo
5.5.19 – Hannah Peel & Will Burns @ Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Black Box Theatre, Belfast

Musical
29.4.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
30.4.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
1.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
2.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
3.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum
4.5.19 – Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum

Open mic
5.5.19 – Open Mic Night, Róisín Dubh, Galway
2.5.19 – Poetry Day Ireland – Truth or Dare? An Open Mic evening with MC Kevin Higgins, Linenhall Arts Centre

Opera
30.4.19 –  English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
2.5.19 –  English Touring Opera presents: Elizabeth I, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
3.5.19 – Abandoned, Sailors Home, O’Curry Street, Limerick
3.5.19 – English Touring Opera presents: Verdi’s Macbeth, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
4.5.19 – Scottish Opera presents: The Magic Flute, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Pop and Rock
29.4.19 – Gin ‘N’ Juice, Lost Lane
30.4.19 – Josh Rouse & Grant-lee Phillips, Whelan’s, Dublin
30.4.19 – Con Murphy, Whelan’s, Dublin
30.4.19 – Plaza Real : The Music of Weather Report, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club
1.5.19 – Declan Greene, Whelan’s, Dublin
2.5.19 – Felonies, Whelan’s, Dublin
3.5.19 – Ryan Mack, Whelan’s, Dublin
3.5.19 – V98, Whelan’s, Dublin
3.5.19 – PointBreak, Lost Lane
4.5.19 – This is Dublin Ska Festival, Whelan’s, Dublin
4.5.19 – The Felonies, Róisín Dubh, Galway

Workshop
4.5.19 – QLAB with Association of Irish Stage Technicians, NUI Galway
5.5.19 – Festival Commission Workshop with Nick Roth, The Model, Sligo

To have your concert included next week (6–12 May), please add it to our listings. To receive the Concert Planner by email every week subscribe to our newsletter.


Festivals this week

30 April–6 May: Drogheda Arts Festival
1-3 May: Festival of Classical Improvisation, London
1–5 May: GAIA Festival, Oberhofen am Thunersee, Thun, Switzerland
1–5 May: Cork International Choral Festival
2–5 May: Annie Mac Presents Lost and Found, Malta
2–5 May: Shetland Folk Festival
2–6 May: City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival
2–6 May: Fleadh by the Feale, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick
2–6 May: Féile na Bealtaine, Dingle, Co. Kerry
2–12 May: Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast
3–4 May: 37d03d Festival, Brooklyn, New York
3–5 May: Liverpool Sound City
3–5 May: Bray Jazz Festival, Bray, Co. Wicklow
3–6 May: Féile Joe Éinniú, Carna, Co. Galway
3–6 May: Sligo International Chamber Music Festival
3–6 May: The Cup of Tae Festival, Ardara, Co. Donegal
3–6 May: Féile Chois Cuain, Louisburgh, Co. Mayo
3–6 May: Fleadh na gCuach, Kinvara, Co. Galway
3–6 May: Kilkenny Roots Festival
3–6 May: Birr Festival of Music, Co. Offaly
4 May: Live at Leeds
4–5 May: This is Dublin Ska Festival, Whelan’s, Dublin
4–6 May: Flutter Echo Festival –  A Celebration of David Toop, Café OTO, London
5 May: Hit the North, Newcastle

For more upcoming festivals, see our Festival Calendar.

Published on 29 April 2019

Sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to receive our latest news, UK newsreviews, articles, jobs and events.

To add a listing see here. For advertising visit this link.