Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (8–14 April 2024)

Vicky Langan performs at Triskel Arts Centre in Cork on Saturday as part of the Music Network RESONATE residency.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (8–14 April 2024)

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

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10.4.24 – Lucien and Maura Tessier Award for Pianists 2024, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
10.4.24 – Irish Chamber Orchestra: Mozart, Bach & Tchaikovsky, Civic Theatre Tallaght
11.4.24 – Irish World Academy Lunchtime Concert – Chamber Music recital, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
11.4.24 – Justine Gormley - piano, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
11.4.24 – Irish Chamber Orchestra - Mozart, Bach & Tchaikovsky, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick
12.4.24 – Justine Gormley: Music of the Americas, First Church Belfast
12.4.24 – Con Brio Gala Night in Sligo with Claudia Boyle and Finghin Collins, The Hawk’s Well Theatre Sligo
12.4.24 – Irish Chamber Orchestra - Mozart, Bach & Tchaikovsky, St Patrick’s Church, Newport, Co. Mayo
13.4.24 – Second Saturday Soundscapes: Niamh O’Dea & AnneMarie McCormack, The Burren Trio and Kate Daly, Glór
13.4.24 – Irish Chamber Orchestra with Carolin Widmann @ Music for Wexford, St Iberius Church, Wexford
13.4.24 – Powerful Emotions Tour 2024, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
14.4.24 – Rising Stars 2024, University Concert Hall, Limerick
14.4.24 – Carl Henning Fredriksson cello & Donal McHugh piano, Thomastown Concert Hall, Co. Kilkenny
14.4.24 – GuitaRIAM and Guitar Plus in Concert, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM

10.4.24 – Bridget Cunningham Workshop @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024, Harty Room, Queen’s University Belfast
10.4.24 – Bridget Cunningham Seminar @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024, Harty Room, Queen’s University Belfast
10.4.24 – Orpheus Down, St Patrick’s campus, Dublin City University
10.4.24 – Jennifer Walshe, Panos Ghikas and Wobbly @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024, Sonic Lab (SARC) Queens University Belfast
11.4.24 – 20 Years of SARC – Talk @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024SARC Multi-Media Room (MMR)
11.4.24 – 20 Years of SARC @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024, Sonic Lab (SARC) Queens University Belfast
11.4.24 – Europe Here & Now: The Saviet/Houston Duo, The Studio National Concert Hall
12.4.24 – Orpheus Down, Curtis Auditorium MTU Cork School of Music
13.4.24 – Vicky Langan: A Music Network RESONATE Performance, Triskel Arts Centre
14.4.24 – Orpheus Down, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
14.4.24 – Sundays at Noon: Orpheus Down, The Hugh Lane Gallery
14.4.24 – Orpheus Down, Farpoint Recordings

12.4.24 – A Night of Country and Gospel Music, Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady

11.4.24 – Daithí, Róisín Dubh, Galway
12.4.24 – University of Limerick Electronic Music Studio Launch Concert, Digital Media and Arts Research Centre, University of Limerick.
12.4.24 – HousePlants (Paul Noonan & Daithí) | Galway, Róisín Dubh, Galway
12.4.24 – Disquiet Nights: Ar Ais ArísCommercial Boat Club, Galway

11.4.24 – Ryuichi Sakamoto | Opus [Japanese Film Festival], Triskel Arts Centre

Folk and Traditional
9.4.24 – Irish World Academy Lunchtime Concert – Derek Hickey and Liam Flanagan, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
9.4.24 – Will Finn and Rosie Calvert, Live to your Living Room (Online)
10.4.24 – The Songs and Poems of Percy French, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
11.4.24 – An Evening with Angie McLaughlin, Rathfarnham Castle
11.4.24 – Niall McCabe @ Cleeere’s Kilkenny, Cleere’s Bar & Theatre, KIlkenny
11.4.24 – Mary Gauthier, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
12.4.24 – Grá Mór Tour - Belfast, Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast
12.4.24 – Niall McCabe @ The Sugar Club, The Sugar Club Dublin
12.4.24 – Nuala Kennedy, Tara Breen and Tony Byrne, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk
12.4.24 – Sharon Shannon - Now and Then Tour, The Civic Theatre
12.4.24 – The Bridge, Wexford Arts Centre
12.4.24 – The Trials of Cato, Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre
12.4.24 – ITSC April Singing Session, The North Pole Bar, Drumfries
13.4.24 – Sharon Shannon - Now and Then Tour, Riverbank Arts Centre
13.4.24 – Damien Dempsey, Glór
13.4.24 – The Bridge – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martin, Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo
13.4.24 – Clancy’s Kitchen, The Source Arts Centre
14.4.24 – The Bridge: Ahmed Dickinson Cardenas and Eduardo Martin, The Portico of Ards
14.4.24 – Grá Mór Tour - Cavan, Cavan Townhall Theatre
14.4.24 – Mary Gauthier: with special guest Jaimee Harris, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

Hip Hop
14.4.24 – The Kid LAROI, 3Arena, Dublin

Jazz and Improvised
10.4.24 – Community Group for Women & Gender-Diverse Improvisers, The Cooler at The Complex
13.4.24 – The Tolka Hot Club and Ensemble Mosatrïc, Unitarian Church, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin
13.4.24 – De Ziah & Date in Sarah Walker Gallery, Sarah Walker Gallery
13.4.24 – Joel Frahm Trio, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club
14.4.24 – De Ziah & Date in Vandeleur Garden, Vandeleur Walled Garden

Musical Theatre
8.4.24 – Irish Annie’s, The Everyman, Cork
9.4.24 – Sister Act​ – ​​A Divine Musical Comedy​, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
9.4.24 – Irish Annie’s, The Everyman, Cork
10.4.24 – Sister Act​ – ​​A Divine Musical Comedy​, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

8.4.24 – Blown off Course @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024, Brian Friel Theatre
8.4.24 – Elsewhere – A New Opera by Michael Gallen (National Tour)O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin
9.4.24 – Elsewhere – A New Opera by Michael Gallen (National Tour)O’Reilly Theatre, Dublin
10.4.24 – A Laugh to Cry Opera by Miguel Azguime @ Sonorities Festival Belfast 2024, Brian Friel Theatre
12.4.24 – Elsewhere – A New Opera by Michael Gallen (National Tour), Íontas Arts Centre, Castleblayney

Rock and Pop
9.4.24 – Dry Cleaning, Whelan’s, Dublin
9.4.24 – Eve Buckley, Taylor Nose, Lisa Mcgrath & All Thumbs, Whelan’s, Dublin
10.4.24 – Adwaith, Whelan’s, Dublin
10.4.24 – Dry Cleaning, Whelan’s, Dublin
11.4.24 – Adwaith, Róisín Dubh, Galway
12.4.24 – Rhob Cunningham, The Attic at Hotel Doolin
12.4.24 – Somebody’s Child, 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin
12.4.24 – Here Come the Girls, The Everyman, Cork
12.4.24 – Horse Lords & Ten Past Seven @ ClubHeadBangBang, The Greyhound Bar, Tralee
13.4.24 – SexyTadhg Presents- My Parade, Róisín Dubh, Galway
13.4.24 – Sophie Coyle & Band Album Launch, Spirit Store, Dundalk
13.4.24 – Beyond The Horizon, The Civic, Tallaght
13.4.24 – Beyond The Horizon - Irish Pink Floyd Tribute, The Civic Theatre
14.4.24 – Horse Lords, The Workman’s Club

11.4.24 – TU Dublin Conservatoire SymposiumTU Dublin Conservatoire East Quad, Grangegorman

England, Scotland and Wales
8.4.24 – Pictures of Kyoto At County Hall, County Hall’s Historic Council Chambers
8.4.24 – Monday Matinee with Zsombor Tóth-vajna, Handel Hendrix House
8.4.24 – Handel’s Salon with Ensemble Moliere, Handel Hendrix House
12.4.24 – Charlie Dore Trio with Katie Spencer, Conway Hall
12.4.24 – IMDL’s Sliabh Aughty London Weekend - Evening Concert, Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith
13.4.24 – An Evening with Brook Street Band, Handel Hendrix House
13.4.24 – IMDL’s Sliabh Aughty London Weekend - Evening Session, Brendan the Navigator
13.4.24 – Come & Sing with John Rutter, The Coton Centre
13.4.24 – World Première of Stabat Mater by Susannah Self, The Lady Chapel, Ely Cathedral
14.4.24 – Piatti Quartet, Conway Hall
14.4.24 – Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Woody Lissauer, with Laura Gillespie, Perry Hall United Methodist Church
14.4.24 – IMDL’s Sliabh Aughty London Weekend - Afternoon Céilí, London Irish Centre

14.4.24 – Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Woody Lissauer, with Laura Gillespie, Perry Hall United Methodist Church

Watch and Listen Back
7.4.24 – Classical Connections presented by John Toal: Interview with Toner Quinn about his new book What Ireland Can Teach the World About Music, 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
8–13 April: Sonorities Festival Belfast
11–13 April: 
Jazzahead!, Bremen, Germany
11–14 April: Fiddle Hell, Online
12–14 April: Baltimore Irish Trad FestUSA
12–14/19–21 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   

10 April
Join the Irish Writers Centre’ Board of Directors
Irish Writers Centre

10 April
Chair of the Board
The Glasshouse International Centre for Music

10 April
Mairtín Crawford Awards for Poetry and Short Story 2024
Belfast Book Festival

10 April
Band Grant 2024
Galway City Council

11 April
Director of Fundraising
Help Musicians UK

12 April
Auditions and Music Assistant
Opera North

12 April
Senior Production Manager
Barbican Centre, London

12 April
Fundraising + Development Manager
Temple Bar Gallery + Studios

12 April
Emerging Artist Bursaries 2024
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

12 April
Creative Ireland Bursaries 2024
Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council

12 April
Box Office and Front of House
The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre

14 April
Programmer (Classical Music)
Southbank Centre

14 April
Call for Scores
Riot Ensemble

14 April
National Symphony Orchestra: Tutti Cello
National Concert Hall

15 April
Open call: hcmf// shorts 2024
Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

15 April
Marketing & Communications Coordinator
The Ulster Orchestra

15 April
Head of Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

15 April
Provision of Research and Consultation Services on Artform and Arts Practices In Ireland
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

15 April
Senior Stage Manager
Barbican Centre, London

15 April
Viola Player
Manchester Camerata

15 April
Chair vacancy - Southwell Music Festival
Southwell Minster

For all jobs and opportunities see here.


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Published on 8 April 2024

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