Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (15–21 April 2024)

Oriel Traditonal Music Archive will host an evening dedicated to the life and music of John Doherty this Wednesday 17 April in Gaeláras Mhic Ardghail in Newry.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (15–21 April 2024)

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

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Children and Young People
20.4.24 – It’s Magic with Joe the Magician, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
23.4.24 – Whistleblast Quartet Composition Programme 2024: Turn it Around, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

19.4.24 – The Birds and the Bees | Chamber Choir Ireland Quartet, Island Arts Centre, Lisburn
20.4.24 – Verdi ‘Requiem’, University Concert Hall Limerick

16.4.24 – RIAM Asia Music Night, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
16.4.24 – UCD Symphony Orchestra: The Silver Chain of Sound, National Concert Hall
17.4.24 – Feis Ceoil Gala Concert 2024, National Concert Hall
17.4.24 – Yukine Kuroki - Piano Recital, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
18.4.24 – Chamber Philharmonic Europe: Kammerphilharmonie Europe - Afternoon Recital, The Source Arts Centre
18.4.24 – Órán Halligan - piano, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
18.4.24 – The Body That Breathes, Brick 15
18.4.24 – Kammer Philharmonie, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
18.4.24 – Vanbrugh & Friends in Carrick-on-Shannon, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
18.4.24 – Third Thursdays: Classical Strings Showcase, Glór
19.4.24 – Vanbrugh Quartet & Friends, St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
19.4.24 – Kammer Philharmonie Europa, The Portico of Ards
19.4.24 – The Luminosa String Orchestra - Bláthú (flourishing), St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
19.4.24 – Vanbrugh & Friends in Drogheda, St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
20.4.24 – 4 Nations: Music for Wind Band from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales, Curtis Auditorium, MTU Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork
20.4.24 – Disney Classics by Candlelight, Music in Waterford The Large Room
 – Matilda Lloyd & Alexandra Whittingham, The MAC, Belfast (Moving on Music)
20.4.24 – Vanbrugh & Friends in Bandon, Bandon Methodist Church
21.4.24 – ConTempo Countywide, Brampton Care Home, Oranmore, Co. Galway
21.4.24 – Kalle Peura and Natalia Jaworek - piano and violin Martinu violin sonata, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
21.4.24 – On the Move!, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
21.4.24 – The Vanbrugh & Friends, University Concert Hall, Limerick
21.4.24 – Vanbrugh & Friends in Limerick, University Concert Hall, Limerick
21.4.24 – Sophie Hutchings, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire

18.4.24 – The Lark Comedy Club with Deidre O’Kane, The Lark Concert Hall
20.4.24 – Sharon Mannion: Sharondipity, Whale Theatre Greystones

19.4.24 – UCD Composition Ensemble, Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall

18.4.24 – Bruised Orange - John Prine Tribute Band, Draíocht, Blanchardstown

21.4.24 – One Moment in Time, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

18.4.24 – Le Boom, Róisín Dubh, Galway

Folk and Traditional
15.4.24 – Ceol na Cathrach: An Ghig Mhór, Ivy Church in the North Strand
16.4.24 – Jon Doran & The Northern Assembly, Live to your Living Room (Online)
17.4.24 – John Doherty: The Life and Times of Donegal’s Extraordinary Traveller Fiddler Player, Oriel Traditional Music Archive, Newry
18.4.24 – TSEAC Singing Session (Online & in Person), Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre
18.4.24 – Grá Mór Tour - Dublin, The Sugar Club Dublin
18.4.24 – Notes & Narratives – Mick Mulvey: “You can be home with me: The Music & Mirth of Packie Duignan”, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Dublin
19.4.24 – Christina Alden & Alex Patterson + The Lost Trades, Live to your Living Room (Online)
19.4.24 – Con Murphy & Gráinne Murphy - Otherworld Acoustic Show, Linenhall Arts Centre
19.4.24 – Anne Randolph & Mick Hanly, Whale Theatre Greystones
19.4.24 – More Than Music with Rónan Browne & Special Guest: Steve Cooney, The Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre
20.4.24 – Film Screening: It’s a Fine Thing to Sing: Songs & Singers of the Inishowen Peninsula, Light House Cinema
20.4.24 – Mick Hanly @ The BOOKMARKet, Kells, The BOOKMARKet, Kells
20.4.24 – Sharon Shannon: Now and Then Tour, The Source Arts Centre
21.4.24 – The Lark in the Afternoon- Caitlin nic Gabhann & Ciaran Ó Maonaigh, The Lark Concert Hall
21.4.24 – Traditional Irish Music Slow Session with Paudie O’Connor (online and in-person), Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre
21.4.24 – Findlay Napier, Live to your Living Room (Online)

Jazz and Improvised
16.4.24 – Andrea Abbadia’s Gerry Mulligan & Cool Jazz Tribute, Whelan’s, Dublin
16.4.24 – Jazz @ The Roundy, The Roundy, Cork
19.4.24 – Stella Bass Quartet, Johnstown Castle Wexford
20.4.24 – Perspectives: Samara Joy, Main Stage National Concert Hall
20.4.24 – Dan Costa Trio, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club, Dublin

17.4.24 – Elsewhere – A New Opera by Michael Gallen (National Tour), Cork Opera House 
20.4.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

Rock and Pop
15.4.24 – The Hives, 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin
17.4.24 – Alfie Hudson-Taylor, Dolan’s, Limerick
17.4.24 – Duncan Maitland, Upstairs At Whelan’s, Dublin
18.4.24 – Scustin, Dolan’s, Limerick
18.4.24 – Kenny Dread, Corinna Swara, AINM, Connolly’s of Leap
18.4.24 – Live N’ Gigging 2024, Triskel Arts Centre
18.4.24 – Sophie Coyle, Róisín Dubh, Galway
19.4.24 – Doll RiotSLO Vets Hall
19.4.24 – SexyTadhg Presents- My Parade, The Black Box, Belfast
19.4.24 – Jack Lukeman, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
20.4.24 – SexyTadhg Presents- My Parade, The Grand Social
20.4.24 – The Music of The Drifters featuring Richie Sampson, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
20.4.24 – Rhob Cunningham | Kerry, Tech Amergin
20.4.24 – Putting on The Ritz with Luke Thomas & The Swing Cats, The Everyman, Cork
20.4.24 – Sarah McQuaid, Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Dublin
21.4.24 – Anti Groupies, Big Rock Bar
21.4.24 – Gemma Hayes, Cyprus Avenue, Cork
21.4.24 – Niamh Bury, Róisín Dubh, Galway

16.4.24 – Ante-Beckett, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
16.4.24 – Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience, The Metropole Hotel, Cork
16.4.24 – Ante-Beckett, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
18.4.24 – The Mysterious Case of Kitsy Rainey By Mikel Murfi, The Everyman, Cork
19.4.24 – The Mysterious Case of Kitsy Rainey By Mikel Murfi, The Everyman, Cork
20.4.24 – The Lost Boy: Street Scenes and Soldiers’ Tales - A Salon Series Event, The Playhouse Theatre & Arts Centre, Derry
20.4.24 – Fred & Alice, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

20.4.24 – Sarah McQuaid Guitar Workshop, Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Dublin

England, Scotland and Wales
15.4.24 – The Ivors Academy Presents and Evening with John Rutter CBE, City of London School
16.4.24 – The Kid LAROI, Alexandra Palace, London
17.4.24 – The Kid LAROIO2 Apollo, Manchester
17.4.24 – Aoife Scott, Temperance, Leamington Spa
18.4.24 – John Rutter conducts Missa Brevis and other choral works, Memorial Chapel
18.4.24 – Aoife Scott, Square Chapel Arts Centre, Halifax
18.4.24 – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martin, Colchester Arts Centre
19.4.24 – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martín, Temperance, Leamington Spa
19.4.24 – Aoife Scott, The Pound Arts Centre
20.4.24 – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martin, The Georgian Theatre Royal
20.4.24 – Aoife Scott, The Bear Club, Luton
21.4.24 – Sunday Concerts: Engegård Quartet + Pre-Concert Talk, Conway Hall

Watch and Listen Back
14.4.24 – Slí na mBeaglaoich, TG4
14.4.24 – The Rolling Wave: Interview with Toner Quinn, RTÉ Radio 1 
7.4.24 – Classical Connections: Interview with Toner Quinn, BBC Radio Ulster
4.4.24 – Other Voices, Episode 6
31.3.24 – An Bothy BandTG4  
28.3.24 – Other Voices, Episode 5
24.3.24 – Geantraí, TG4
24.3.24 – We Only Want the Earth – Episode 2, The Lyric Feature, RTÉ Lyric FM
17.3.24 – We Only Want the Earth – Episode 1, The Lyric Feature, RTÉ Lyric FM

Upcoming Festivals 
9 April–25 May: Limerick Opera Festival
19–21 April: Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, California
19–21 April: Granard Booktown Festival, Co. Longford
21–24 April: The Bridge Festival, Glasgow
22 April–2 May: RIAM ChamberFest
23–28 April: Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway
25–28 April: New Music Dublin
1–5 May: Cork International Choral Festival
3–5 May: Bray Jazz Festival
18–26 May: Cellissimo, Galway

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.

Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines   

16 April
Marketing Executive
The MAC, Belfast

17 April
Assistant Orchestra Manager
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

19 April
Orchestra Manager
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

19 April
Choral Manager
Liverpool Philharmonic

19 April
Artists Care Exchange Facilitator
Age & Opportunity

19 April
Creative Ageing Writing Bursary
Age & Opportunity

19 April
Elevate Bursary
Galway International Arts Festival

20 April
Education Coordinator
Irish Film Institute

21 April
Education Producer/Chorus Manager (Content Producer) – BBC National Orchestra of Wales

21 April
Head of Artistic Planning (Producer) – BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

21 April
Call for Artist Facilitator
Leitrim County Council

22 April
Board Member
Wheelworks Arts

22 April
Guildhall Young Artists Taunton Music Tutors (various disciplines)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

22 April
Head of School – Music
BIMM Manchester

22 April
Creative Engagement Coordinator
Dublin City Council Culture Company

26 April
Music Development Officer with Music Generation Galway City
Galway and Roscommon Education & Training Board

For all jobs and opportunities see here.


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Published on 15 April 2024

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