The Journal Of Music

Masters of Tradition Announces 2024 Programme
West Cork festival in August to feature Martin Hayes, Caoimhe and Séamus Uí Fhlatharta, Brìghde Chaimbeul, Mick McAuley, Zoë Conway and John McIntyre, Ré Órga Ensemble, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Peadar Ó Riada, José Manuel Tejedor, Bill Whelan, Mícheál Ó Raghallaigh, Toner Quinn and more.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (25–31 March 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (19–24 March 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Irish Bands Cancel SXSW Concerts Over Arms Companies and US Army Sponsorship
Artists include Kneecap, Mick Flannery, Gavin James and Soda Blonde.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (11–17 March 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Bray Jazz Festival Announces 2024 Programme
Festival takes place from 3 to 5 May; Orchestra Baobab, Zoe Rahman, Meilana Gillard, Ethan Iverson, Dave Douglas, Carole Nelson Trio, Collider, the Scott Flanigan trio and more to perform.
Lyric FM to Broadcast New Programme on Irish Composers and the Climate Crisis
Two-part series to feature Sebastian Adams, Natalia Beylis, Judith Ring, Nick Roth, Jennifer Walshe and climate scientist Hannah Daly.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (4–10 March 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Winners Announced for 6th RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards
Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin, Aoife Ní Bhriain, Lankum, Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta, and Bláth na hÓige among recipients; Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill presented with Lifetime Achievement Award.
Music Generation Announces Programme for National Conference
Conference on Tuesday 5 March will feature contributions from Minister for Education Norma Foley, Martin Drury, Rosaleen Molloy, Dr Méabh Ní Fhuartháin, Dr Patricia Flynn and more.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (26 February–3 March 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
New Books on Irish Music (February 2024)
A round-up of new and recent music books including a collection of poems and stories by singer Cara Dillon, a new volume on the harp, essays on Irish music education, the James Whiteside traditional music collection, a guidebook to self-releasing music, What Ireland Can Teach the World About Music, and Gabriela Mayer's study of Classical and Romantic piano repertoire.
West Cork Chamber Music Festival Announces 2024 Programme Featuring Signum, Dudok, Nightingale, Sonoro and Chiaroscuro Quartets
10-day festival from 28 June to 7 July will feature new works by Sam Perkin and Roxanna Panufnik.
Cellissimo Festival 2024 to Focus on 'Burning Issues' with World Premieres and Keynote Talks
Nine-day festival in Galway will include a keynote from Mary Robinson on climate justice.
'We don't just host a festival; we create a space where the new, the unknown and the unheard can flourish': New Music Dublin 2024 Programme Announced
This year's iteration of the contemporary music festival features US ambient duo A Winged Victory for the Sullen, Laura Bowler's 'ADVERT', a new work by Linda Buckley for Iarla Ó Lionáird and orchestra, a Diatribe stage with Barry Guy, Kirkos ensemble's 'Beginner’s Guide To Slow Travel' and more.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (19–25 February 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Finding a Voice Festival Announces 2024 Programme
Eight concerts to take place from 7 to 10 March, including new works by Judith Ring and Jane O’Leary.
Contemporary Music Centre and Chamber Choir Ireland Seeking Composers for ‘Choral Sketches’ Project
Professional development programme begins this spring; deadline for applications is 7 March.
Ireland Music Week 2024 Open for Applications
Conference and showcase event takes place on 1–4 October; deadline for applications is 25 March.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (12–18 February 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (6–11 February 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Toner Quinn’s New Book Launched by Martin Hayes at the Irish Traditional Music Archive
‘What Ireland Can Teach the World About Music’, a collection of writing on music in Ireland, is available now.
Music Current Contemporary Music Festival Announces 2024 Programme
Festival takes place in Dublin from 2 to 6 April; commission opportunity for composers open for submissions.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (29 January–4 February 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Éimhear Flannery Wins Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal 2024
Fifteen musicians participated in the final, which took place on Friday 26 January in Cork.
15 Finalists Announced for Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal Competition
Final will be broadcast live from Cork on Friday 26 January.
NCH Announces Metronome Concert Series Focusing on Emerging Artists and New Groups
Line-up includes Olan Monk, Elaine Malone, Róis, I Dreamed I Dream, and Sudden Wells.
RTÉ Radio 1 Announces Folk Awards Shortlist
Lankum, Síle Denvir, Bláth na hÓige, Sorcha Costello and Lisa O'Neill among nominees.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (22–28 January 2024)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
RTÉ Seeking Applications for 14 Paid Internships
Deadline for applying is 5 February; online seminars take place on 17, 18 and 19 January.