Other Voices to Present Livestream from London Embassy

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Other Voices to Present Livestream from London Embassy

Saint Sister, The Unthanks, Michael McGoldrick and Katie Melua to perform on 29 October; dates for annual festival in Dingle also announced.

Other Voices has announced that it will present a livestream event from the Irish Embassy in London on 29 October titled ‘London Calling’. The event aims to bring together musicians from Ireland and the UK and will be hosted by broadcaster and DJ Annie Mac. 

Performing on the night are English alt-folk duo The Unthanks, flute-player and piper from Manchester Michael McGoldrick, Irish singer-songwriter duo Saint Sister and Belfast-raised singer-songwriter Katie Melua.

Commenting on the event, Philip King, founder of Other Voices, said: 

We are so looking forward to filling the beautiful rooms at the Irish Embassy with wonderful music and song. For Other Voices London Calling we have gathered up some really remarkable musicians and singers that have echoes of the traditions out of which they come shot through their wonderful work. 

Other Voices reecently hosted an event at the US Embassy in Dublin to mark Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday, and events in Wales and at the Galway International Arts FestivalLondon Calling will be livestreamed on the Other Voices YouTube channel from 9pm. 

Other Voices in Dingle
Other Voices have also recently announced that their annual festival in Dingle will take place this year from 25 to 28 November as a live and online production. The festival is now in its twentieth year and is titled
Fiche Bliain ag Fás/Twenty Years A-Growing to mark the occasion. Further details of the festival including the line-up are still to be announced. 

The festival will also present its conference strand ‘Ireland’s Edge’ on 27 November at the Skellig Hotel in Dingle. It will include talks, presentations and performances from speakers and musicians including Guardian US editor John Mulholland, singer-songwriter Farah Elle, and author Séamas O’Reilly. 

For more, visit: www.othervoices.ie.

Published on 20 October 2021

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