Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (2–8 October 2023)

A celebration of Mel Mercier’s contribution to artistic life and education will take place at the Everyman in Cork this Friday.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (2–8 October 2023)

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

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Children and Young People
7.10.23 – Humans: A Robot Musical, Graffiti Theatre Company

7.10.23 – John Rutter Singing Day, Church of St Peter and St Paul

3.10.23 – Lunchtimes with ConTempo, October 3, St Nicholas Collegiate Church Galway
4.10.23 – Fionnuala Moynihan (piano), Kieran Moynihan (flute, piccolo)DCU Lunchtime Concerts Series
4.10.23 – Esposito Quartet in Listowel, St. John Theatre, Listowel
5.10.23 – Irish World Academy - Lunchtime Performance Series – Palimpsests of Isabella: Tracing Women in Music from Medieval to Modern, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
5.10.23 – Miguel Silva Macias - Tenor (Argentina), St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
5.10.23 – The Degani Piano Trio with Marian Ingoldby’s ‘Nocturne No.2’ World Premiere, The Large Room City Hall Waterford
5.10.23 – Echoes of Europe: David Tobin, Violin , Arthur Stockel, Clarinet Fiachra Garvey, Piano, Kevin Barry Room
5.10.23 – Esposito Quartet in Navan, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
6.10.23 – Leonard Elschenbroich and Alexei Grynyuk, The Model, Sligo
6.10.23 – Esposito Quartet in Thurles, The Source Arts Centre Thurles
6.10.23 – Chopin by Candlelight, Christ Church Gorey
7.10.23 – Esposito Quartet in Cork, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
8.10.23 – Music at Midday, Crawford Art Gallery
8.10.23 – Esposito Quartet in Dublin, Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall
8.10.23 – Organ recital: Wayne Marshall, The Portico of Ards
8.10.23 – Limerick Classical Concert Series – Michael McHale, University Concert Hall Limerick

4.10.23 – Kaleidoscope Night Live at Bello Bar, Bello Bar
4.10.23 – Europe Here & Now: Rakhi Singh, The Studio National Concert Hall
5.10.23 – Siomha in Concert, Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal
6.10.23 – Alice Robinson, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
6.10.23 – Siomha in Concert, Black Box Belfast
6.10.23 – Natalia Beylis | Presented by 33-45 in assoc with Droichead Arts Centre, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
7.10.23 – Oram Awards Series: Lou Barnell, Accidental Theatre, Belfast
8.10.23 – Oram Awards Series: Lou Barnell, Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin

3.10.23 – Tipperary Dance International Festival, The Source Arts Centre Thurles
 – APEX_the highest point as part of Tipperary Dance International Festival, Tipperary Excel Centre
3.10.23 – Double bill: Sirens and APEX_the highest point as part of Tipperary Dance International Festival, Tipperary Excel Centre

7.10.23 – Club Loosen Sober Rave, The Complex – The Depot

4.10.23 – Film Club - The Beasts, The Source Arts Centre Thurles Co.Tipperary

Folk and Traditional
3.10.23 – Irish World Academy - Lunchtime Performance Series – Louise Mulcahy, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
3.10.23 – Session with the Pipers - Na Píobairí Uilleann, The Cobblestone Pub, Dublin
5.10.23 – Voices of Hope Eimear Crehan & HSE Healthcare Harmonies Choir, The Moat Theatre
5.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, Gealach Gorm Theatre @ Kill Community Centre
5.10.23 – Brigid Mae Power, Whelan’s
6.10.23 – Tarren, Live to your Living Room (Online)
6.10.23 – Goitse, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart
6.10.23 – Guiding Bells: Mel Mercier, Irish Gamelan Orchestra and Special Guests, The Everyman, Cork
6.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, An Ionad Culturtha, Ballyvourney
6.10.23 – Martin Hayes (solo), DeBarra’s Folk Club, Clonakilty
7.10.23 – Camchuairt an Oireachtais: Máistir-Ranganna, Seisiúin Eolais, Seisiúin Airneáin, Múscraí
7.10.23 – Gustavo Ecclesia and friends, Lutheran Hall, 24 Adelaide Rd. Dublin 2
7.10.23 – Tradition Now: Ye Vagabonds, Strange Boy, Cathal McConnell’s Variations with Nuala Kennedy, Tara Breen and Tony Byrne The John Field Rooms Sessions, National Concert Hall
7.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, Old Chapel Rooms, Kilfinane, Co.Limerick
7.10.23 – GreenBirdFlying Album Launch tour, The Yeats Building Sligo
7.10.23 – Ireland 100: An Old Song Re-SungRDS
7.10.23 – Tradition Now 2023, National Concert Hall, Dublin
7.10.23 – Lisa O’Neill, The Everyman, Cork
7.10.23 – Sharon Shannon & Band, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
7.10.23 – The Remedy Club, The Cherrytree, Dublin
8.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, Jim Of The Mills, Thurles
8.10.23 – Tradition Now: Cormac Begley, Doireann Ní Ghlacáin, Damien O’Kane & Ron Block, Brìghde Chaimbeul, Main Stage National Concert Hall

Jazz and Improvised
6.10.23 – Bergcrantz | Robson | Redmond | Del Val Quartet, The Clew Bay

Literary and Musical Event
8.10.23 – An Indie Afternoon with Lepus PrintHawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

Rock and Pop
4.10.23 – Kieran Quinn Theme Night #32, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
5.10.23 – Ireland Music Week Artist Showcases: Day One, Various venues in Dublin City Centre
5.10.23 – U2: UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere, Sphere at The Venetian, Las Vegas
5.10.23 – Kieran Quinn, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
6.10.23 – Ireland Music Week Artist Showcases: Day Two, Various venues in Dublin City Centre
6.10.23 – Turn Up The Stereo, Mute The TV, Whale Theatre Greystones
7.10.23 – U2: UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere, Sphere at The Venetian, Las Vegas
7.10.23 – Kieran Quinn Theme #32, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
7.10.23 – Amy Ellen Live @ Whelans (upstairs) 7th Oct, Whelans
8.10.23 – Slumberjet, The Wild Duck, Dublin 2
8.10.23 – U2: UV Achtung Baby Live at Sphere, Sphere at The Venetian, Las Vegas

4.10.23 – Irish World Academy – Tower Seminar Series - A World of Feeling: Music, Affect and Heightened States of Consciousness, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
6.10.23 – Sparky Conversations #7: Accessing the Concert Experience with Ailís Ní Ríain, The Contemporary Music Centre
– Charles Haughey & The Arts – a reassessmentFarmleigh House & Estate

Upcoming Festivals 

28 Sept–15 Oct: Dublin Theatre Festival
3–6 Oct: Ireland Music Week, Dublin
3–8 Oct: Féile Chois Fharraige, Conamara, Co. na Gaillimhe
3–15 Oct: Tipperary Dance International Festival
5–8 Oct: London Piano Festival
5–8 Oct: Éigse Michael Hartnett, Limerick
6–8 Oct: Marsden Jazz Festival, Yorkshire
7–8 Oct: Tradition NowNCH, Dublin
7–8 Oct: Féile Liam O’Flynn, Naas and Kill Village, Co. Kildare
12 Oct–5 Nov: Belfast International Arts Festival 
13–15 Oct: East Cork Early Music Festival

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines  

3 October
Development Operations Officer
Royal College of Music

3 October
Applications and Auditions 2024
The National Youth Orchestras of Scotland

3 October
Cruinniú na nÓg Commission: Early Childhood Arts 2024
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

3 October
PRS Foundation

3 October
Content Editor, Classical Music at BBC Audio North

4 October
Officer, Grant Management
Arts Council England

4 October
Programme Manager
Open Up Music

4 October
Creative Practitioners/Artists Survey
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

5 October
Partnership Funding
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

5 October
Relationship Manager, Music – Southwest
Arts Council England

5 October
Relationship Manager, Music – London
Arts Council England

5 October
Relationship Manager, Music – Midlands
Arts Council England

5 October
Relationship Manager, Music – North
Arts Council England

6 October
Junior Guildhall Violin/Viola Teacher
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

6 October
Festivals and Events Grants
Belfast City Council

6 October
Arts and Heritage Grants
Belfast City Council

6 October
Call for Submissions: Frank Maher Classical Music Awards 2023
Top Security Group

6 October
Marie Mullen Bursary
Druid Theatre, Galway

6 October
Specialist Technician in Music and Sound Technology at Edinburgh College of Art
The University of Edinburgh

9 October
Programming Assistant
Royal Northern College of Music

9 October
Relationship Manager, Museums
Arts Council England

9 October
Waterford Arts Practice Grant 2024
Waterford City and County Council

9 October
Council Arts Venue Grants
Waterford City and County Council

9 October
2024 Specialist Arts Grant Application
Waterford City and County Council

9 October
Soundhub: Open Call for Emerging Composers
London Symphony Orchestra

9 October
Westport Public Art Project 2023/24
Mayo Arts Service, Mayo County Council

9 October
Operations Officer (temporary cover)
Create Ireland, Dublin

9 October
Call-out For Violinists/fiddle Players Part-time
Music Promoter Ireland

9 October
Sound Designer/Engineer at MediaHuis Ireland
Mediahuis Ireland

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 2 October 2023

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