The Journal Of Music

Arts Council Funding Remains at €130m for 2023
Culture Ireland funding increased by €2m in government's 2023 budget; tax relief introduced for uilleann pipes makers and harp makers.
New Members Appointed to Board of National Concert Hall
Soprano Niamh Murray and Peter McKenna of the GAA will each serve on the board for five years.
Recent and Forthcoming Music Books (September 2022)
A round-up of recent and forthcoming music books including a collection of music for the uilleann pipes from Na Píobairí Uilleann, a new edition of The Irish Harper from Máire Ní Chathasaigh, Beauty an Oileáin: Music & Song of the Blasket Islands from Claddagh Records, The Jackie Daly Collection, Crazy Dreams by Paul Brady, The Road to Riverdance by Bill Whelan, and Bono's Surrender: 40 Songs, One Story.
Recent Releases (27 September)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Local Boy, Alfi, Bára Gísladóttir and Skúli Sverrisson, Sorcha Richardson, Susan O'Neill, Trick Mist, The Quiet Club and crOw, John Smith and Lisa Hannigan, Farah Elle, Patrick Stefan, Ardú, Joshua Burnside, Kellie Lewis, Anna Mieke, Overhead the Albatross, and Rachel Mae Hannon.
Concert & Festival Planner (26 September–2 October 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
€4.5m EU Scheme Seeking Proposals to Develop New Live Music Fund
Music Moves Europe seeking consortium to run an EU-wide scheme to support live-streaming, music venue cooperation and music exports.
Concert & Festival Planner (19–25 September 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Gavin Maloney Appointed Associate Principal Conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra
Upcoming performances include Culture Night in Offaly on 23 September, RTÉ Concert Orchestra Presents in October, and the Sunday Miscellany concert in December.
Programme for 43rd Cork Folk Festival Announced
Over fifty events will take place this year including concerts by Frankie Gavin, Mary Black, Seán Keane, Matt Molloy, Caitlín Nic Gabhann, Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh, Clare Sands and Emma Langford.
Stiúideo Cuan to Premiere 'Cosán na Naomh' by Máire Breatnach
Five concerts to take place in An Spidéal from 27 September to 1 October.
Concert & Festival Planner (12–18 September 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
2,000 Artists and Arts Workers Awarded Basic Income
Recipients will receive €325 per week for three years as part of pilot scheme.
Recent Releases (8 September)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Orla Gartland, Junior Brother, Aoife Nessa Frances, Moving Statues, Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin, Susan O'Neill and Mick Flannery, Liz and Yvonne Kane, The Chieftains, Derek Copley, Aria Cuntata, Joshua Burnside, Sibéal Ní Chasaide, Selló, Jackie Beverly, Katie Kim, and Daithí.
Music for Galway Announces New Season
Featured artists include Rosanne Philippens, Zoltán Fejérvari, Liverpool Quartet, Lenneke Ruiten, Finghin Collins, Olga Scheps, Natalie Clein, Maya Homburger, Malcolm Proud and Jochen Kupfer.
Arts Council and Dublin Port Company Planning Artists' Campus and Workspace
5,000 square metre site on Alexandra Road would provide sound-proofed rehearsal rooms and experimental performance and exhibition spaces.
Irish Traditional Music Archive 'Drawing from the Well' Tour to Visit Dublin, Magherafelt, Castlebar, Inis Oírr, Listowel and Birr
Featured artists include Laoise Kelly, Edwina Guckian, Cormac Begley and Brían MacGloinn.
Concert & Festival Planner (5–11 September 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (September 2022)
A round-up of recent appointments and awards in music with news from the Meininger Staatstheater, Wexford Festival Opera, Irish Traditional Music Archive, Galway Music Residency, Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair, The Guinness Choir, Gramophone Classical Music Awards, PRS for Music, and Help Musicians.
Grisha Martirosyan Wins 10th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition
Irish mezzo-soprano Aebh Kelly awarded second prize.
Paddy Keenan, The Unthanks, Luka Bloom and Ceara Conway Announced for Tradition Now
Autumn edition of traditional music concert series at the NCH takes place on 26–30 October.
Owen Lucas Wins NI Opera Young Opera Voice of 2022
Singer from County Tyrone is named winner of the overall prize of the Glenarm Festival of Voice competition.
Concert & Festival Planner (29 August–4 September 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Recent Releases (25 August)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Anna Mularkey, Roamer, Junior Brother, the Mary Wallopers, Sean Carpio, Lōwli, Irish Baroque Orchestra, Breda and Claire Keville, and more. To submit your music, email [email protected]
Irish Chamber Orchestra Announces Autumn/Winter Season
Guest artists include Fiachra Garvey, Colm Byrne, Florian Donderer, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Desmond Earley, Tristan Russcher and Tim Collins.
Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin to be Posthumously Awarded the NCH Lifetime Achievement Award
Tribute concerts to take place in Dublin and Limerick on 2 and 3 September.
Concert & Festival Planner (22–28 August 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
NUI Galway and Galway International Arts Festival Launch New Postgraduate Course
The Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Arts Management will provide modules in design thinking, curation, production, fundraising, and business management.
International Speakers Announced for Ireland Music Week
Showcase and conference taking place from 4 to 7 October; speakers include representatives from Rough Trade, SXSW, Primavera Pro, Universal Music UK, Domino and Partisan Records.
Concert & Festival Planner (15–21 August 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
National Campaign for the Arts Seeking €150m for Arts Council in Budget 2023
Call for Ministers and Government departments to 'stand by the arts'.