Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (9–15 October 2023)

Loré Lixenberg performs a new work by Karen Power this Friday (13 October) at the Aula Maxima at University College Cork.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (9–15 October 2023)

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

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Children and Young People
10.10.23 – When The Moon Spun Round, Civic Theatre Tallaght
11.10.23 – When The Moon Spun Round, Civic Theatre Tallaght

13.10.23 – Dolce Healing Autumn Melodies, Church of St John the Baptist Clontarf
14.10.23 – Come & Sing The Creation by Haydn with John Rutter, Abbey Church

12.10.23 – The Art of Song with Catrina Scullion and Catriona Grimes, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
12.10.23 – Michael McHale 40th Birthday Concert, St Peter’s Church of Ireland, Drogheda
13.10.23 – Emily Anderson Concert, Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway
13.10.23 – Michael McHale, Greenacres Gallery Wexford
14.10.23 – The Spotlight Chamber Music Series II, Triskel Arts Centre
14.10.23 – Irish Freemasons Young Musician of the Year Competition, Freemasons’ Hall Molesworth Street
14.10.23 – International Concert Series: Europa Galante with Fabio Biondi (conductor) and Nardus Williams (soprano ), National Concert Hall
14.10.23 – Cassiopeia Winds Autumn Tour 2023, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
14.10.23 – Chopin by Candlelight, Christ Church Waterford
15.10.23 – The Fews Ensemble - Miniatures, Warrenpoint Town Hall
15.10.23 – Miniatures, Warrenpoint Town Hall

12.10.23 – Double bill: Vis Motrix & Atlas da Boca at Tipperary Dance International Festival, The Source Arts Centre Thurles
13.10.23 – language land sea by Karen Power, Aula Maxima UCC Cork
13.10.23 – National Dance Platform Ireland Showcase Event at Tipperary Dance International FestivalSTAC Chapel
14.10.23 – Works-in-progress from Liz Roche and by Jill Crovisier at Tipperary Dance International FestivalSTAC Chapel

11.10.23 – Junk Ensemble Announce the World Premiere Of ‘Powerful Trouble’ As Part of Dublin Theatre Festival, The Royal Hibernian Academy
 – Tipperary Dance presents Vis Motrix by CocoonDance / Atlas da Boca by Gaya de Medeiros, The Source Arts Centre Thurles Co.Tipperary
13.10.23 – APEX_the highest point @ Tipperary Dance International FestivalSTAC Chapel

Early Music
12.10.23 – Ensemble Musicantes perform music of medieval Europe, Rathfarnham Castle
13.10.23 – East Cork Early Music Festival 2023, Cork City and Kinsale

11.10.23 – Film Club - Carmen, The Source Arts Centre Thurles Co.Tipperary
13.10.23 – The Ennio Morricone Experience, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Kildare
13.10.23 – Greystones Film Club: Apocalypse Clown, Whale Theatre Greystones

Folk and Traditional
10.10.23 – Irish World Academy - Lunchtime Performance Series – Buíoch, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
10.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert (Presented by Clonmel World Music), Jerry Moynihans Pub & Music Venue
11.10.23 – The Unthanks, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
12.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert (Presented by Dungarvan Tunefest), Dungarvan Town Hall Theatre
12.10.23 – Filkin’s Drift, Live to your Living Room (Online)
12.10.23 – Niall McCabe Live @ Cleere’s, Kilkenny, Cleere’s Bar & Theatre, KIlkenny
13.10.23 – Ward Knútur Townes, Live to your Living Room (Online)
13.10.23 – The Fureys, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan
13.10.23 – Niall McCabe Upstairs @ Donlan’s, Limerick, Upstairs at Dolans
13.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, Burncourt Community Hall
13.10.23 – ITSC October Singing Session @Seamus Grant Weekend, McFeeley’s Bar Clonmany
14.10.23 – Lau + Special Guest Kathryn Joseph, Live to your Living Room (Online)
14.10.23 – Cherish the Ladies, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
14.10.23 – The Craic Pots, Wexford Arts Centre
14.10.23 – Lumiere, Linenhall Arts Centre
14.10.23 – Altan at Dún Uladh, Dún Uladh Cultural Centre, Omagh
14.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, Sea Church Ballycotton Co. Cork
14.10.23 – Niall McCabe @ Oh Folk, Browne’s Bar, Castleisland, Browne’s Bar
15.10.23 – Caoineadh Dúlra: An evening event exploring Caoineadh and Climate Grief, Aughakillymaude Centre
15.10.23 – Miscellany Of Folk in Concert, Colfer’s Pub

Hip Hop
14.10.23 – Wizkid, 3Arena, Dublin

Jazz and Improvised
11.10.23 – Rodrigo Almonte TrioDCU Lunchtime Concerts Series
15.10.23 – Jazzabelles with support from SuMal Nori Trio, The Wild Duck, Dublin 2

Musical Theatre
10.10.23 – That’s Entertainment Variety Show – Presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
11.10.23 – That’s Entertainment Variety Show – Presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
13.10.23 – That’s Entertainment Variety Show – Presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
14.10.23 – That’s Entertainment Variety Show – Presented by Tralee Musical Society, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
14.10.23 – An Intimate Evening with Paul Byrom, The Whale Theatre Greystones

19.10.23 – La Voix Humaine: A Salon Series Event, The MAC, Belfast

Rock and Pop
10.10.23 – Larry Kirwan, Wexford Arts Centre
11.10.23 – Bridge of Song featuring Ger O’Donnell & Trevor Sexton, The Linenhall Arts Centre
12.10.23 – Ira goes Green Ireland/UK Acoustic Tour, The Soundhouse, Dublin
12.10.23 – Mick Flannery, Empire, Belfast
12.10.23 – Songs That Shaped The World, The Civic, Tallaght
13.10.23 – Vibes – Disco night with DJ Ronan Buggy, Wexford Arts Centre
13.10.23 – Ira Green, Toales Tavern, Dundalk
13.10.23 – In Tua Nua 40th Anniversary, Opium Dublin
13.10.23 – The Simple Truth Band, Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
13.10.23 – Essentially Cher - The Ultimate Cher Tribute, The Civic, Tallaght
14.10.23 – Common Threads: Paul Noonan, Daithi, AE Mak, Nealo, Niamh Regan, Junior Brother and more, The Burren
14.10.23 – Ira Goes Green Ireland/UK Acoustic Tour - Belfast (Ira Green, The Voodoo Kitchen & Voodoo Chief), Oh Yeah Music Centre
15.10.23 – Arctic Monkeys, 3Arena, Dublin

England, Scotland and Wales

10.10.23 – Open Rehearsal: The Piano and How It Goes, Levinsky Hall
12.10.23 – The Details in the Devil: Words and Music, Levinsky Hall
13.10.23 – Martin Hayes & The Common Ground Ensemble, EartH Theatre, London
13.10.23 – Matthew Halsall, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
14.10.23 – Piano Passions, Levinsky Hall
14.10.23 – Ligeti 100, Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall
14.10.23 – Art of Believing - Flamenco, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

14.10.23 – The Texas LoopFest and Art Market, King William Park, San Antonio, Texas

Upcoming Festivals 

28 Sept–15 Oct: Dublin Theatre Festival
3–15 Oct: Tipperary Dance International Festival
12 Oct–5 Nov: Belfast International Arts Festival 
13–15 Oct: East Cork Early Music Festival
13–22 Oct: Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, Galway
13–22 Oct: Bloomsbury Festival, London
13–28 Oct: Oxford Lieder: Oxford International Song Festival, Oxford
14 Oct: Live at Leeds
18–22 Oct: City of Derry International Choir Festival 
18–22 Oct: Amsterdam Dance Event, Amsterdam
19–22 Oct: 
English Folk Expo, Manchester’s Northern Quarter
21 Oct: Lá na Cruite / Harp Day 

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines  

 10 October
Arts and Disability Connect
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

10 October
Creative Ireland South Dublin Schools Cultural Award 2023
South Dublin County Council

11 October
Development Administrator (Gifts & Events)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

13 October
Crash Works: Open Call for Music Creators of Any Genre
Crash Ensemble

13 October
2024 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards
Europa Nostra

13 October
Film Artist in Residence at UCC in 2024
University College Cork

13 October
Northern Opera Group Auditions for Singers
Northern Opera Group

14 October
Acadamh na gCláirseach—Academy of Early Irish Autumn Courses
Historical Harp Society of Ireland Online

15 October
Guildhall Young Artists King’s Cross Instrumental & Vocal Tutor
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

15 October
Contemporary Programme Manager
Kings Place, London

15 October
Student Adviser (Music)
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

15 October
Nominations Open for the 21st MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards
Hands Up for Trad

16 October
Learning & Engagement Officer
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)

16 October
Emerging Curators Group 2024
British Art Network

16 October
Assistant Platform Manager
Liverpool Philharmonic

16 October
Drogheda Digital Innovation Hub Programme Manager
Louth County Council

20 October
Development Officer
Irish Baroque Orchestra

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 9 October 2023

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