Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (11–16 April 2023)

Natacha Diels performs at Music Current this week. The contemporary music festival takes place at the Project Arts Centre, Dublin, from 12 to 15 April.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (11–16 April 2023)

This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.

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14.4.23 – Sing with Sestina: Zadok the Priest, Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast
14.4.23 – Music of Celebration, Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast
15.4.23 – Sing with Sestina: Zadok the Priest, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
15.4.23 – Music of Celebration, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
16.4.23 – LCU present Romantic Classics & Brahm’s ‘Requiem’, University Concert Hall Limerick
16.4.23 – Gloria LGBT+ Choir - An Evening of Song, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
16.4.23 – Music of Celebration, Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin

12.4.23 – The Ayoub Sisters, Liberty Hall Theatre
13.4.23 – Claudia Boyle, Niall O’Sullivan & Conor Linehan, St. Barrahane’s Church Castletownsend County Cork
 – Messiah on the Street, Fishamble Street, Dublin
14.4.23 – Vyvienne Long, The Mermaid Arts Centre Bray
15.4.23 – Claudia Boyle, Niall O’Sullivan & Conor Linehan, Station House Theatre Clifden
16.4.23 – Claudia Boyle, Niall O’Sullivan & Conor Linehan, King House, Boyle16.4.23
 – Sylvia O’Brien and Isabelle O’Connell, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
16.4.23 – NCH Chamber Music Series: The Natural World Yurodny Ensemble, National Concert Hall

12.4.23 – Music Current 2023, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
12.4.23 – Composing with Synthesisers Workshop @ Music Current 2023Project Arts Centre
12.4.23 – Beyond Pitch: Perspectives On New Music Composition Methods – Panel Discussion @ Music Current 2023Project Arts Centre
 – Music Current 2023 - Dublin Sound Lab Concert, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
13.4.23 – Michael Maierhof – Composing with Video workshop, Contemporary Music Centre,
13.4.23 – Music Current 2023 - Natacha Diels Somewhere Beautiful (solo) concert, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
13.4.23 – Music Current 2023 - Shallfeld Ensemble, Chemical Edudes concert, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
14.4.23 – Composing in Real-time Workshop @ Music Current 2023Project Arts Centre
14.4.23 – Music Current 2023 – Michael Maierhof’s “Cold Sweat” (Chamber Opera), Contemporary Music Centre, Dublin
15.4.23 – Music Current 2023 - Nadar Ensemble, Doppelgänger, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
15.4.23 – Eduardo Martín & Ahmed Dickinson (Cuba), Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre
16.4.23 – Eduardo Martin and Ahmed Dickinson Cárdenas, The Portico of Ards
16.4.23 – Naomi Berrill, Saint Colman’s Church Inishbofin

11.4.23 – A Night with the Country Stars, National Opera House, Wexford
14.4.23 – Derek Ryan, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
15.4.23 – Cash Returns, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
15.4.23 – John Prine Celebration Show with Illegal Smile Ireland, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

Folk and Traditional
13.4.23 – Fiddle Hell Online, Fiddle Hell Online
13.4.23 – Clifden Traditional Music Festival, Clifden Co. Galway
13.4.23 – Karan Casey, The Duncairn, Belfast
14.4.23 – Andy Irvine, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
14.4.23 – Karan Casey, Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny
14.4.23 – ITSC Singing Session April 2023, McFeeley’s Bar Clonmany
15.4.23 – Karan Casey, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge

Jazz and Improvised
15.4.23 – The Scott Flanigan Organ Trio - Live at Arthurs Jazz Club, Arthurs Blues n’ Jazz Club

Musical theatre
12.4.23 – Ghost The Musical presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
13.4.23 – Ghost The Musical presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
14.4.23 – Ghost The Musical presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

15.4.23 – INO presents The Met: Live in HD transmission of Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier, Cinemas Nationwide

Rock and Pop
14.4.23 – Marie Keane & band, The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
 – Seán De Burca and Laura Bissett, Meet Me At The Altar
15.4.23 – Don Baker, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
15.4.23 – Jack Lukeman Echo On - 25 Years, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
16.4.23 – The Swinging Sixties presented by The Everyman Sunday Songbook, The Everyman, Cork
20.4.23 – Take It to the Limit - A Celebration of Eagles, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
20.4.23 – Tau & The Drones of Praise, The Grand Social, Dublin

13.4.23 – Bláth na hÓigeTG4


15.4.23 – Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman (Irish Harp & Guitar) in Concert, Ingham & Cammeringham Village Hall
16.4.23 – Tailleferre Ensemble, Conway Hall
16.4.23 – Hugh Cornwell, Live At St. Luke’s

16.4.23 – The Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Carnegie Hall


Upcoming Festivals 

12–15 April: Music Current – Contemporary Music Festival, Dublin
12–15 April: Cruinniú na bhFlúit
13–16 April: Fiddle Hell, Online
13–16 April: Consairtín – National Concertina Convention, Ennis, Co. Clare
14–16 April: Baltimore Irish Trad Fest, USA
14–16 April/21–23 April: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, California
15–18 April: Féile Ceoil Bhaile na nGall
18–23 April: Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway
20–23 April: New Music Dublin

26–30 April: Cork International Choral Festival
27 April–1 May: Birr Festival of Music  

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines

12 April
Head of Content
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

12 April
A2IM Indie Week: Call for Music Industry Professionals
Music From Ireland

13 April
Activate Residency 2023
Backstage Theatre, Longford

13 April
Next Generation Artists Award
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

13 April
Culture Night Late Fund
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

14 April
Music Projects and Marketing Coordinator
HMDT Music

14 April
Cork City Council Creative Communities Grant Scheme
Cork City Council

14 April
Emerging Artist Bursaries 2023
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

14 April
Ireland in Germany 2024: Calls for Expressions of Interest
Culture Ireland

14 April
Business Development Assistant
Irish Institute of Music and Song

14 April
Relationship Manager, Theatre
Arts Council England

15 April
Music Therapist (Full-Time)
Irish Institute of Music and Song

17 April
Classical Administrator & Projects Assistant
Sage Gateshead

17 April
The Women’s Prize for Playwriting 2023
The Women’s Prize for Playwriting


For all jobs and opportunities see here.

To add a concert to our listings, please see hereTo view concerts by day, visit Upcoming EventsTo advertise your upcoming events with the Journal of Music, see here.

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Published on 11 April 2023

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