Latest Listings

Ensemble in Process: Migration in Sounds
Concert
17 January Areté Venue and Gallery
Big Sleep
Concert
22 January Whelan's Dublin
Turin Brakes
Concert
24 January Empire Music Hall Belfast
Seth Lakeman
Concert
22 January Empire Music Hall Belfast
Blackbird & Crow
Concert
22 January The Black Gate

Latest Reader Reviews

Elsewhere
Opera
29 November St Meldoid's Church, Castleblayney
2manyDJs & The 2 Bears
Concert
20 December Jam Park
Earthgang – Mirrorland
Album
6 September Dreamville
Holly Herndon – PROTO
Album
10 May 4AD Ltd
Na Fir Bolg – Jack Talty & Cormac Begley
Album
4 July Raelach Records

News

New Music Dublin 2020 Programme Announced
Diatribe label stage, song cycle by Daniel Bjarnason, Gerald Barry’s Viola Concerto, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Úna Monaghan's work for traditional musicians and computer,...
'Youthful energy... utter mastery of form': Midwinter Festival in Galway this Weekend
This year’s festival celebrates the 250th anniversary of Beethoven’s birth and will feature early piano and chamber works.
Concert Planner: 13–19 January 2020
This week's concerts from Monday to Sunday. To have your concert included next week (20–26 January), please add it to our listings.

News – UK

Creative Summit to Explore the Role of Arts and Culture in Climate Emergency
We Make Tomorrow event will bring together cultural leaders, policy makers, funding bodies and scientists next month in London.
BBC 6 to Broadcast from Five Indie Music Venues
Steve Lamacq show will visit The Cluny, The Leadmill, Clwb Ifor Bach, The Cavern and the Windmill Brixton between 27 and 31 January.
Listen to the BAFTA Nominees for Original Score
Hildur Guđnadóttir, Thomas Newman, Michael Giacchino, Alexandre Desplat and John Williams receive nominations.

Reviews

The Freedom of Finality
In his latest review for our Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Jake Tiernan reviews the final concert by rock quartet Otherkin as part of their farewell tour.
Leave Fear at the Door
In her second review for our Galway City and County Music Writer Mentoring Scheme, Kerri Haberlin reviews a performance by songwriter David Keenan at the Róisín Dubh, ahead of the release of his debut album.
Crossing Distance
Four-piece Nava have just released their latest album blending Irish and Persian music. Massimo Cattaneo reviews.

Articles

It's Up to Us: How to Grow Your Indie Record Label in the 2020s
Gareth Murphy
There's a reason why some countries export more good music than everywhere else, and it’s down to the health of their indie label scene. But what are the secrets to starting and running a successful record label, and how can you avoid the classic mistakes? Gareth Murphy explains how to survive an unpredictable game.
Life on a Wing
Singer-songwriter Mike Hanrahan's new book, 'Beautiful Affair: A Journey in Music, Food and Friendship', mixes anecdotes from his musical career, including his time with Stockton's Wing and Ronnie Drew, with his life in cookery. Ian Bascombe reviews.
The Harp and Soul of Ireland
Irish harping has been given recognition by UNESCO. It is an important moment for Irish music, writes Toner Quinn.
What Now for RTÉ Lyric FM?
It is now over three weeks since RTÉ announced that it was closing the Lyric FM studios in Limerick and moving production of the national music and arts radio station to Cork and Dublin. What does this mean for the station's content and staff, and will the decision be reversed? The Journal of Music spoke to the Head of Lyric, Aodán Ó Dubhghaill.

Latest Events

Ensemble in Process: Migration in Sounds
Concert
17 January Areté Venue and Gallery
Big Sleep
Concert
22 January Whelan's Dublin
Turin Brakes
Concert
24 January Empire Music Hall Belfast
Seth Lakeman
Concert
22 January Empire Music Hall Belfast
Blackbird & Crow
Concert
22 January The Black Gate

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Programmes Administrator at Music Network
Job
7 February National Concert Hall Building
Apply to Play at Arcadian Field Festival
Call for Submissions
29 February Arcadian Field
Head of Publishing
Job
31 January Deezer, Paris
Part Time Support Worker
Job
17 January Sistema Scotland / Big Noise Douglas
Principal 1st Violin No.3
Job
14 February BBC Symphony Orchestra

Upcoming Events

Ficino Quartet - Beethoven Reflected I
Concert
18 January Triskel Christchurch, Cork
Francesco Cavalli's La Calisto presented by RIAM
Opera
18 January Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Cherish the Ladies 35th Anniversary Tour
Concert
18 January Bunratty Castle Hotel
Music Network present Anxo Lorenzo, Jim Murray, Dónal O'Connor & Jack Talty
Concert
18 January Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
Simon and Garfunkel Through the Years
Concert
18 January The Everyman, Cork
Dan Forrest - Requiem for the Living, Madrigallery Chamber Choir
Concert
18 January Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford
Sharon Shannon in Concert
Concert
18 January The Source Arts Centre, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
Sundays@Noon : Ficino Quartet
Concert
19 January Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Sundays@Noon : Ficino Quartet
Concert
19 January Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane
Robin Hood The Panto
Musical Theatre
19 January Draíocht, Blanchardstown

Upcoming Deadlines

Art Installation Application Form 2020
Call for Submissions
18 January Body & Soul
Art & Decor Bursaries 2020
Call for Submissions
18 January Body & Soul
Principal Horn
Job
20 January Aurora Orchestra
Senior Communications Manager
Job
20 January Soundcloud, New York
2020 Community Support Fund
Call for Submissions
20 January Kerry County Council
Editorial Director
Job
21 January Web Summit
Senior Composer – League of Legends
Job
21 January Riot Games
Senior Integrated Producer
Job
22 January BBC Studios

Funding

Opera bursary award 30 January The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Dance bursary award 30 January The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Theatre bursary award 30 January The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Literature bursary award – English language 30 January The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon
Architecture bursary award 30 January The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon