Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (31 July–6 August 2023)

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann starts this Sunday (6 August) and runs until 14 August.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (31 July–6 August 2023)

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

To add a listing, please see hereFor all jobs and opportunities see here. To advertise your upcoming events with the Journal of Music, see here.

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6.8.23 – The Birds and the Bees Quartet | Chamber Choir Ireland, Carlingford Heritage Centre

2.8.23 – International Master Course Faculty Concert, John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
3.8.23 – Luke Lally Maguire, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
4.8.23 – Organ Recital - Arthur Greene, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork
5.8.23 – Bogdan Sofei and Thomas Charles Marshall Choir of St Ann’s Church Dawson St, Dublin, St Brigid’s Cathedral
5.8.23 – Irish Youth Wind Ensemble Summer Concert 2023MTU Cork School of Music
6.8.23 – Irish Youth Wind Ensemble Concert in Limerick, Redemptorists Church

Folk and Traditional
1.8.23 – Session with the Pipers - Na Píobairí Uilleann, The Cobblestone Pub, Dublin
2.8.23 – Trad@Lunch: Tiernan Courell, Rory Matheson and Craig Baxter, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
4.8.23 – Rhythms on the Rio Music Festival, Del Norte, Colorado
4.8.23 – Munnelly & McGowan, Triskel Arts Centre
4.8.23 – Lankum, Curraghmore House, Portlaw
4.8.23 – GreenBirdFlying Album Launch, The Dock

Jazz and Improvised
3.8.23 – Irish Meets the Blues - Antoni O’Breskey & Band, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club
5.8.23 – Jazz @The Glebe Paul McIntyre Quartet, The Glebe House and Gallery

31.7.23 – NI Opera: Tosca & a Tipple, The Black Box, Belfast

Rock and Pop
2.8.23 – Caoi De Barra, Dolans, Limerick
3.8.23 – Caoi De Barra, The Green Room, Dingle
3.8.23 – Pearse McGloughlin, Spirit Store, Dundalk
4.8.23 – All Together Now 2023, Curraghmore Estate, County Waterford
5.8.23 – The Bionic Rats, Spirit Store, Dundalk
5.8.23 – Pride 2023: Victoria Scone, Bailey J Mills, Just May, Mockie Ah, Cyprus Avenue, Cork
6.8.23 – Reggae On The Docks, Spirit Store, Dundalk
6.8.23 – Pride 2023: N-Trance, Booty Luv and Mockie Ah!, Cyprus Avenue, Cork


England, Scotland and Wales

3.8.23 – Prom 25: Relaxed Prom, Royal Albert Hall
3.8.23 – Prom 26: Sibelius’s First Symphony, Royal Albert Hall
4.8.23 – Prom 27: Yuja Wang plays Rachmaninov, Royal Albert Hall
4.8.23 – Edinburgh International Festival 2023, Various venues, Edinburgh
4.8.23 – London Improvisers Orchestra @ 25, Cafe OTO, London
5.8.23 – Prom 28: National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Royal Albert Hall
5.8.23 – Riccardo Sinigaglia + Kenichi Iwasa & Maxwell Sterling + Severin Black, Cafe OTO, London
6.8.23 – Prom 29: Mozart’s Mass in C minor, Royal Albert Hall
6.8.23 – Prom 30: Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto, Royal Albert Hall

Upcoming Festivals 

30 July–7 Aug: ConCorda Chamber Music Course for Strings, Newtown School, Waterford
3–6 Aug: Ballyshannon Folk and Traditional Music Festival, Co. Donegal
3–6 August: Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago
4–6 Aug: All Together Now, Curraghmore, Waterford
4–6 Aug: Spraoi International Street Arts Festival, Waterford
4–6 Aug: Rhythms on the Rio, Del Norte, Colorado
4–6 Aug: Dublin Irish Festival, Ohio
4–11 Aug: Sidmouth Folk Festival, Devon, England
4–27 Aug: Edinburgh International Festival
4–28 Aug: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
5 Aug: Fiesta del Sol, Carrickmacross
5–6 Aug: Loosefest, Town Moor, Newcastle, UK
6–14 Aug: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
9–14 Aug: Feakle Festival
19–26 Aug: Clandeboye Festival, Bangor
23–27 Aug: Masters of Tradition, Bantry, Co. Cork 

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines

1 August
Island City: Triskel Christchurch Public Art Commission
Cork City Council

2 August
Freelance Tutor
London Youth Folk Ensemble

2 August
Assistant, Cultural Property
Arts Council England

2 August
Senior Manager, Grant Management and Support
Arts Council England

2 August
Creative Schools Manager
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

2 August
Tutor: London Youth Folk Ensemble (LYFE)
English Folk Dance and Song Society

4 August
Box Office Specialist
Dublin Theatre Festival

4 August
Pavilion Studio 2023
Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire

4 August
Tourism Innovation Programme Manager
Dublin City Council Culture Company

7 August
Scholarship Administrative Assistant
Royal College of Music

7 August
Artist in Residence – Youth Arts
Kilkenny County Council Arts Office

7 August
WOMEX 2023 Bursaries
Arts Council of Northern Ireland

7 August
Membership Services Supervisor (Maternity Cover)

7 August
Events Coordinator
Royal Academy of Music

7 August
Your Academy Projects Officer
Royal Academy of Music

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 31 July 2023

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