Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (26 February–3 March 2024)

The 2024 RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards take place on Tuesday in Vicar Street.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (26 February–3 March 2024)

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

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Children and Young People
28.2.24 – Irish World Academy Tower Seminar - Supporting Children Who Experience Trauma Through Music, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
28.2.24 – Bolero and Babies, Royal Irish Academy of Music Dublin
 – The Land of a Hundred Little Hills, The Studio National Concert Hall

27.2.24 – Kelli-Ann Masterson, Soprano recital, Kevin Barry Recital Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin
28.2.24 – Spring Lunchtime Series 2 - Royal Irish Academy of Music, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
28.2.24 – Camerata Ireland 25 at NCH, Main Stage National Concert Hall
29.2.24 – Lunchtime Concert: Aidan Chan, Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway
29.2.24 – Veneta Neynska - Piano (Bulgaria), St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
29.2.24 – Mozart by Candlelight, St Carthages Church of Ireland Lismore
1.3.24 – Jerry Creedon (guitar) Popular Guitar Classics, Aula Maxima UCC Cork
1.3.24 – RIAM Student Composer Concert, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
1.3.24 – Waterford Music Spring Chamber Concert, The Large Room City Hall Waterford
1.3.24 – Noa Wildschut, Pablo Barragán & Amadeus Wiesensee, The Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
1.3.24 – Irish Baroque Orchestra presents Bach’s ‘St Matthew Passion’, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin
1.3.24 – Mairéad Hickey, Ella van Poucke, Seán Morgan-Rooney, Kelley Petcu, Alex Petcu, Karolina Errera @ Ortús Chamber Music Festival 2024MTU Cork School of Music
1.3.24 – Mozart by Candlelight, St Augustine’s Catholic Church Limerick
2.3.24 – Kelley Petcu, Alex Petcu and Karolina Errera @ Ortús Chamber Music Festival 2024, My Place Midleton
2.3.24 – Mairéad Hickey, Ella van Poucke and Jérémie Moreau @ Ortús Chamber Music Festival 2024, St George’s Mitchelstown
2.3.24 – Bach’s St Matthew Passion - The Irish Baroque Orchestra, St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
2.3.24 – Noa Wildschut, Pablo Barragán & Amadeus Wiesensee, The Courthouse Arts Centre
2.3.24 – Mozart by Candlelight, St John’s Church of Ireland Ashe Street Tralee
3.3.24 – Marja Gaynor, Aoife Nic Athlaoich and Siobhán Armstrong @ Ortús Chamber Music Festival 2024, St. Peter’s Cork
3.3.24 – Music at Midday, Crawford Art Gallery
3.3.24 – Guitar Plus Guitar Orchestra, Crawford Art Gallery Cork
3.3.24 – Andrea Delaney sings Céline Dion, The Lark Concert Hall
3.3.24 – Mairéad Hickey, Ella van Poucke, Seán Morgan-Rooney, Jérémie Moreau, Kelley Petcu, Alex Petcu and Karolina Errera @ Ortús Chamber Music Festival 2024MTU Cork School of Music
3.3.24 – Noa Wildschut, Pablo Barragán & Amadeus Wiesensee, 1 Windmill Lane
3.3.24 – The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition, University Concert Hall, Limerick
3.3.24 – Irish Doctors Orchestra, The Ulster Hall Belfast
3.3.24 – Tenor Patrick Feeney, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
3.3.24 – Mozart by Candlelight, St John’s Knockainey

1.3.24 – Sparky Conversations #11: What is a Composer? with John Godfrey, Ellen King & Danny McCarthy, Contemporary Music Centre
1.3.24 – Feel Good Festival: Piano Peace with Ruth McGinley, The Portico of Ards
2.3.24 – Feel Good Festival: Choral Sanctuary with Christian Forshaw, The Portico of Ards
3.3.24 – Limerick New Music Ensemble presents The Dining Controversy, Limerick City Gallery of Art

3.3.24 – Cliona Hagan: The Dolly Songbook 2024, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

29.2.24 – Victor Lazzarini, Riverstown Hall, NUI Maynooth

Folk and Traditional
26.2.24 – Irish World Academy Special Event – Trad Café, Café Allegro, University Concert Hall
26.2.24 – The Hare by Clare Monnelly & Bob Kelly - music by Steve Wickham, The Factory Sligo
27.2.24 – RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2024Vicar Street
 – Irish World Academy Lunchtime Concert – The OARS: Brian Morissey and Eoin Coughlan, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
29.2.24 – Irish World Academy Lunchtime Concert – Tell Me The Story Again: Jenny Räisänen, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
29.2.24 – “Traditional Music and Arts Developments in Galway, 1971-1981.” Anna Falkenau, Centre for Irish Studies University of Galway
29.2.24 – SykesMartin, Live to your Living Room (Online)
29.2.24 – The Hare by Clare Monnelly & Bob Kelly - music by Steve Wickham, Mick Lally Theatre, Galway
1.3.24 – 32nd Belfast Piping Tionól, An Droichead, Belfast
1.3.24 – Dave Flynn - Celtic Guitar Journey (New Zealand Tour), Moons Cafe
1.3.24 – First Fridays: Old Flames with Brian Leyden & Seamie O’Dowd, Glór
1.3.24 – Clancy’s Kitchen, Wexford Arts Centre
2.3.24 – St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church 2024 Spring Season of Coffee Concerts – Úna Ní Fhlannagáin and guests, St Nicholas Collegiate Church Galway
2.3.24 – Dave Flynn - Celtic Guitar Journey (New Zealand Tour), Geraldine Folk Festival
2.3.24 – The Three Tenors, National Concert Hall
3.3.24 – Dave Flynn - Celtic Guitar Journey (New Zealand Tour), St. Peter’s Church, Akaroa
3.3.24 – The Legend of Luke Kelly, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire

Jazz and Improvised
1.3.24 – ‘Here and Now’, Anseo
1.3.24 – David Duffy Quartet at The Cooler, The Cooler at The Complex

Musical Theatre
29.2.24 – Esmeray, the Girl from the Far Side of the Moon, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

26.2.24 – Kelli-Ann Masterson, Soprano recital, Kevin Barry Recital Room National Concert Hall
28.2.24 – 100 Years of Puccini presented by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, National Opera House Wexford
29.2.24 – DreamCatchr, an Opera - DIFF Screening, Light House Cinema
2.3.24 – Sea Wrack: A Salon Series Event, The Playhouse Theatre & Arts Centre, Derry
3.3.24 – Irish National Opera presents a concert performance of: Richard Strauss’ SALOME, National Opera House Wexford

Rock and Pop
28.2.24 – Metronome: I Dreamed I Dream; the next new low, The Studio National Concert Hall
29.2.24 – Absolute Eagles, The Civic Theatre
29.2.24 – Triangulo de Amor Bizarro, The Workman’s Club
1.3.24 – Bagatelle & Friends: Celebrating the Legacy of Liam Reilly, The Lark Concert Hall
1.3.24 – Kings Of Swing Tour, Whale Theatre Greystones
1.3.24 – The Bonk and Ultan Conlon, McHughs Bar, Drogheda
2.3.24 – Kings Of Swing Tour, Whale Theatre Greystones
3.3.24 – Singalong Songbook Does: Burt Bacharach, The Civic Theatre
3.3.24 – Imagining Ireland: Ye Vagabonds, Sorcha Richardson, Aby Coulibaly, Susan O’Neill, MOIO, Rachael Lavelle, National Concert Hall

England, Scotland and Wales
27.2.24 – Music Feeds Live – A Concert To Fight Food PovertyO2 Apollo Manchester
29.2.24 – Cerys Hafana, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
2.3.24 – Stargazing, Christ Church West Didsbury

26.2.24 – Fidelio Trio USA Tour, Hockett Family Recital Hall, Ithaca College
2.3.24 – Besame Mucho Festival, Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas 
3.3.24 – Blueprint Rockstar Class: Simon Wright and Robert “Vudu Man” Sarzo, Blueprint Studios


Watch and Listen Back

26.2.24 – Which Irish album will win the Choice Prize this year?, Nialler9
25.2.24 – A Living Voice, Episode 2: Donegal, The Lyric Feature, RTÉ Lyric FM
18.2.24 – A Living Voice, Episode 1: Connemara, The Lyric Feature, RTÉ Lyric FM
18.2.24 – Geantraí: Monk’s Lane, Tigh Molaige, TG4
16.2.24 – TRÚ on the Mountains of Mourne, Folk on Foot
11.2.24 – Ceolaireacht: Corcaigh, TG4
11.2.24 – Úna Monaghan: Aonaracht, BBC Two
23.1.24–7.2.24 – The Band, BBC One
5.2.24 – Na Conneries, Scéalta agus AmhráinRTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta
4.2.24 – Sundays at Noon Concert Catch-up : Kirkos
7.1.24–21.1.24 – Irish Classical – Hidden in Plain Sight, BBC Radio 3

Upcoming Festivals 

22 Feb–2 March: Dublin International Film Festival
25 Feb–3 Mar: Ortús Chamber Music Festival, Cork
27 Feb: RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2024
1–3 March: Ennis Bookclub Festival, Ennis
1–3 March: North Texas Irish Festival, Dallas, Texas
1–9 March: Brilliant Corners: A Festival of Jazz in Belfast
7–10 March: TedFest, Inis Mór, Aran Islands
8–17 March: Manchester Irish Festival

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines  

27 February
Head of Partnerships & Philanthropy (Maternity Contract)
National Concert Hall

27 February
Project Manager (Part-time)
Royal Academy of Music

28 February
Creative Communities Grant Scheme 2024
Cork City Council

28 February
Head of Artistic Management
Edinburgh International Festival

28 February
Head of Music Programme
Edinburgh International Festival

28 February
General Manager
Dublin City Council Culture Company

29 February
Opera Assistant
Royal College of Music

29 February
Viola Teacher
Royal College of Music

29 February
Young Ensembles Scheme
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

29 February
Press Officer

29 February
Cultural Spaces Coordinator
Dublin City Council Culture Company

29 February
Music Workshop Facilitator (Freelance)
Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

29 February
Opera Workshop seeks Instrumentalists
Belltable, Limerick

1 March
Individual Giving Manager
Royal Scottish National Orchestra

1 March
Senior Library Assistant
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

1 March
Artists Callout
The Playhouse Theatre & Arts Centre, Derry

1 March
Digital Content Marketing Executive
Royal Irish Academy of Music

1 March
Fingal Artists’ Support Scheme 2024
Fingal County Council

1 March
Head of Wind, Brass and Percussion
Royal Irish Academy of Music

1 March
Visitor Experience and Venue Manager at Richmond Barracks
Dublin City Council Culture Company

3 March
Project Manager (Music in Mind)
Manchester Camerata

3 March
Planning & Production Manager
Manchester Camerata

4 March
Non-Executive Director for Culture
United Kingdom National Commission for UNESCO (UKNC)

4 March
Administration Coordinator
Dublin City Council Culture Company

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 26 February 2024

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