Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (8–13 August 2023)

Cormac McCarthy, Iarla Ó Lionáird and Matthew Berrill perform this Sunday (13 August) at Kilkenny Arts Festival.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (8–13 August 2023)

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

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11.8.23 – Howth Roots and Blues Festival 2023, Howth
12.8.23 – Howth Roots and Blues Festival 2023, Howth
12.8.23 – Dom Martin and Band, Abbey Tavern, Howth

12.8.23 – O Radiant Dawn | Chamber Choir IrelandLIVE from London Online Festival

10.8.23 – Singing and Teaching Singing - Janice Chapman Course, Irish Institute of Music and Song
10.8.23 – John O’Conor & Ailbhe McDonagh, St. Nathy’s Cathedral, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon
11.8.23 – Camerata Kilkenny @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, St John’s Priory, Kilkenny
11.8.23 – Lunchtime Organ Recital - David Grealy, St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork
11.8.23 – V International Operetta Festival In Ikskile, Ikšķile Open-air Stage
11.8.23 – RTÉ Concert Orchestra Summer Concerts, National Concert Hall
12.8.23 – Camerata Kilkenny @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, St John’s Priory, Kilkenny
12.8.23 – Simon Harden, St Brigid’s Cathedral
13.8.23 – Carducci Quartet @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, St John’s Priory, Kilkenny

12.8.23 – TIME:SPANS Festival 2023: A Contemporary Music Celebration in New York City, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Manhattan

12.8.23 – Daniel O’Donnell Summer Tour 2023, National Opera House, Wexford

11.8.23 – Migration Sonata @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
12.8.23 – Migration Sonata @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny

11.8.23 – Dónal Dineen’s Backstory @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Set Theatre, Kilkenny

11.8.23 – Boyne Valley International Film Festival, Droichead Arts Centre

Folk and Traditional
9.8.23 – Trad@Lunch: Declan Folan, Brian McGrath and Michael Holmes, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
9.8.23 – Natalie McMaster and Donnell Leahy with Tim Edey (Fleadh Ceoil na hEireann), St Pauls Church Mullingar
11.8.23 – Maija Sofia, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
12.8.23 – Cormac Begley & Friends @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
13.8.23 – Dublin City Council Luke Kelly Festival, Smithfield Square, Dublin
13.8.23 – Iarla Ó Lionáird, Cormac McCarthy & Matthew Berrill @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Set Theatre, Kilkenny
13.8.23 – Marble City Sessions at Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Various venues, Kilkenny

Jazz and Improvised
10.8.23 – The Good Life: A Tribute to Tony Bennett, John Field Room @ The National Concert Hall
10.8.23 – Adam Parrish, St Ann’s Church
10.8.23 – A Ballad For Brazil, International Bar, Dublin
12.8.23 – Monk’s Music - Live at Arthurs Jazz Club, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club

Rock and Pop
10.8.23 – Kilkenny Arts Festival, Kilkenny
10.8.23 – Oumou Sangaré @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
11.8.23 – Kodaline, Custom House Square, Belfast
11.8.23 – Philip Selway with Irish Chamber Orchestra @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, St Canice’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
11.8.23 – A Candlelit Concert with Jack O’Rourke, St Mary’s Church, Howth
12.8.23 – Secret Garden Music @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Various venues
12.8.23 – Secret Garden Music at Lyrath Estate Hotel @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Lyrath Estate Hotel
12.8.23 – Rollercoaster Back2Back DJs @ Kilkenny Arts Festival 2023, Smithwick’s Barrel Yard, Kilkenny
12.8.23 – Siamsa Sessions Live in the Courtyard Presents Queenless Kings & Questionable Plays, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee


England, Scotland and Wales
11.8.23 – Prom 36: A Space Odyssey, Royal Albert Hall
12.8.23 – Prom 37: Budapest Festival Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall
13.8.23 – Prom 39: Ligeti, Bartók and Beethoven, Royal Albert Hall

Upcoming Festivals 

4–11 Aug: Sidmouth Folk Festival, Devon, England
4–27 Aug: Edinburgh International Festival
4–28 Aug: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe
6–14 Aug: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
9–14 Aug: Feakle Festival
9–30 Aug: Open House Festival, Bangor
10–20 Aug: 
Kilkenny Arts Festival
10–13 Aug: New Ross Guitar Festival
11–13 Aug: 
Howth Roots and Blues Festival
11–13 Aug: Flow Festival, Helsinki 
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

9 August
Label and Marketing Manager
Nonclassical, London

9 August
Alto position & deputies in all voice parts
Chamber Choir Ireland

10 August
The Singing and Teaching Singing Course
Irish Institute of Music & Song, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin

10 August
Tutti 1st Violin – BBC Philharmonic

10 August
Touring of Work Scheme
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

11 August
Creative Communities Engagement Officer
Longford County Council

11 August
2FM Music & Audio Production Diploma Scholarship

11 August
Assistant Education Officer
The National Museum of Ireland

13 August
Philanthropy Administration Officer
Royal Academy of Music

14 August
Esker Festival Orchestra 2023 | Rehearsal & Performance Tour Applications
University of Galway

14 August
Philanthropy Manager
Bristol Beacon

14 August
Nonclassical AiR (Artist In Residence) 2024/25
Nonclassical, London

14 August
Resident Music Artist

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 8 August 2023

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