€194k Awarded for Irish Music Concerts Abroad

Fontaines DC

€194k Awarded for Irish Music Concerts Abroad

Artists include David Keenan, Fontaines DC, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Kíla, Redneck Manifesto and the Fidelio Trio; plus a Galway 2020 showcase in the US.

In its latest round of funding, Culture Ireland has awarded a total of €194,150 to support performances abroad by Irish musicians, composers and groups.

Among the 59 recipients are Fontaines DC for their UK and European tour, David Keenan for a performance at Glastonbury, Redneck Manifesto for a tour of Japan, the Irish Baroque Orchestra for a concert at the Les Lumières festival in Helsinki, and a Galway 2020 showcase at Milwaukee Irish Fest.

Also supported is a performance of composer Ann Cleare’s Teeth of Light, Tongue of Waves at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, a performance of Fergal Dowling’s Lange Nacht der Musik in Bremen, a UK and European tour by the Pillow Queens, and a concert by the Fidelio Trio in Turkey.

For full details on all music recipients see below. 

In January, almost 320k was awarded for concerts of Irish music abroad. The deadline for the next round of funding is 13 June.

Culture Ireland also made awards in the areas of architecture, circus, dance, film, literature, theatre and visual arts. The total amount allocated was €692,000 for 145 projects. For more, visit www.cultureireland.ie.

Culture Ireland Awards – April 2019

Galway 2020 showcase at Milwaukee Irish Fest, 15–18 August 2019
€15,000

Irish Music Society of Oulu presenting 14th Irish Festival of Oulu in Finland, 2–6 October 2019
€9,000

Fontaines DC – UK, US and European tour, April, May and June 2019
€7,500

Tradfest Temple Bar at Milwaukee Irish Fest, 15–18 August 2019
€7,500

Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith, presenting Irish Master Musicians and Bands, various dates, 17 March–26 October 2019
€7,000

Beoga tour of USA and Canada, 8 May–6 June 2019
Canada, United States
€7,000

JigJam - Phoenix World Tour, 17 May–1 September 2019
€6,000

Wallis Bird North American Tour, 6 August–13 September 2019
€6,000

Irish Baroque Orchestra performing at Les Lumieres Festival, Helsinki, 13–16 June 2019
€5,000

Talos tour of USA and Canada, 29 April–9 May 2019
€5,000

Irish artists at the 25th Annual Catskills Irish Arts Week, New York, 14–21 July 2019
€5,000

Réalta tour of the USA, 28 July–18 August 2019
€5,000

Kíla at Rainforest World Music Festival, Borneo, Malaysia, 12–14 July 2019
€5,000

UK/European tour by Soak, 3–24 May 2019
€5,000

Conor Mallon and band Connla tour of USA, Denmark and Scotland, 1 May–15 September 2019
€5,000

The Redneck Manifesto tour of Japan, May 2019.
€5,000

Irish artists presented by Irish Newfoundland Traditional Foundation, 10th Annual Féile Seamus Creagh, St John’s, Canada, 4–8 September 2019
€4,000

Irish musicians performing at Celti’Cimes festival 2019 Albiez, Montrond, France, 20–26 July 2019
€4,000

I Draw Slow – US tour, 26 July–4 August 2019
€4,000

European Tour by David Keenan Trio, May 2019
€4,000

UK tour by Just Mustard, April–August 2019
€4,000

Recitals by Dr Cathal Breslin and Dr Sabrina Hu in five cities in Asia, 7–18 October 2019
€3,500

Altan US and Canada tour, 1–11 August 2019
€3,000

We Banjo 3 summer tour of folk, bluegrass and Irish festivals, USA and Canada, 19 July–19 August 2019
€3,000

BackWest–Heritage Hall Launch Tour, various venues, USA, 22 May–3 June 2019
€3,000

UK and European tour by Pillow Queens, supporting SOAK, 4–24 May 2019
€3,000

Aoife Scott Band US tour, 25 July–17 September 2019
€3,000

One for the Foxes US tour, USA, 23 August–17 September 2019
€3,000

Socks in the Frying Pan summer tour, North America and Europe, 28 July–31 August 2019
€3,000

Red Cow Lane tour 2019: Rozhybkosti and Bratislava Culture Summer Festivals, Slovakia, 17–21 July 2019
€2,500

Irish musicians at Boxwood, Canada, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, 21–28 July 2019
€2,500

The Fidelio Trio at 16th International Gümüşlük Classical Music Festival, Bodrum, Turkey, 30 August 2019
€2,500

Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann at the All Britain Fleadh at Kirkby, Lonsdale, UK, 28–30 June 2019
€2,000

Wildflowers, A Feminine Genesis with accompanying events at The O’Shaughnessy, St Paul, Minnesota, 22–26 October 2019
€2,000

We Banjo 3 at US festival weekend, BottleRock, summer camp and Strawberry Music Fest, California and Illinois, 25–27 May 2019
€2,000

David Keenan Trio at Glastonbury Festival and O’Meara, London, June 2019
€2,000

European Tour by Los Paddys, France and Germany, 27 July–11 August, 2019
€2,000

Miceal Ó Rourke performing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 31 May–4 June 2019
€1,700

Ars Nova presenting Jennifer Walshe performing as part of Dreamweapons, Pennsylvania, 18 June 2019
€1,700

Maria Somerville performing All My People, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, London, Krakow and Stockholm, 9–25 May 2019
€1,600

Davy Kehoe Band – UK / European Tour 9–25 May 2019
€1,500

Tour of Russian Federation by Shane Hennessy, May 2019
€1,500

US Tour by Megan O’Neill, 24 May–15 June 2019
€1,500

Otherkin at Club Actung, Q Factory, Amsterdam, 3 May 2019
€1,500

US and Canada tour by David Power and Willie Kelly, 13–22 June 2019
€1,500

Presentation of Ann Cleare’s Teeth of Light, Tongue of Waves, The Walt Disney Concert Hall, LA, 1 June 2019
€1,500

Seamie O’Dowd, Leonard Barry and Aoife Granville at Catalunya Celta, Barcelona, Spain, 13 July 2019
€1,500

Polish Irish Educational Association in cooperation with local partners presenting Polska Éire Festival, Ruda Śląska, Poland, 5–7 July 2019
€1,500

The Steph Geremia Band touring USA, 10–19 May 2019
United States
€1,500

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Chrysoula Kechaiglou and Labrini Gioti performing at Irish Wings, Paxos, Greece, 23 July 2019
€1,000

David Keenan Trio at Haldern Pop Festival, Rees, Germany, August 2019
€1,000

Premiere Performance of Amanda Feery’s Percussion Quartet, Constellation, Chicago, USA, 30 June 2019
€1,000

Presentation by Association of Irish Composers at ISCM World Music Days Festival in Tallinn, Estonia, 2–7 May 2019
€1,000

UK tour by Le Boom, 3–5 May 2019
€1,000

Openair-Gergweis 2019, an outdoor music festival organised by Veranstaltungs GMBH Gergweis, being staged at Gergweis Football Club, Nieder Bayern, 20 July 2019.
€1,000

The Murphy Beds at The Roseville Sessions, Berlin, Germany, 18 May 2019
€800

Organ recital by Malcolm Proud, Unterstammheim and concert with Homburger/Guy/Proud Trio, Lavin, Switzerland, 29–31 May 2019
€750

Performance of Fergal Dowling’s Lange Nacht der Musik commission, Bremen, Germany, 1 June 2019
€600

Presentation by Irish artist at soundSCAPE 2019, Bruno Maderna Conservatory, Cesena, Italy, 8–20 July 2019
€500

For more, visit www.cultureireland.ie.

Published on 26 April 2019

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