Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Central Arts presents Ruairí de Leastar

This Sunday September 22 Central Artws presents a night with a unique talent on the Irish Music scene as Ruairí de Leastar and band stop by as part of their National Tour in support of their brand-new EP. For the past fifteen years Ruairí de Leastar has been honing his craft and enrapturing audiences with [...]

The Big Sing at the Sacred Heart Church

Choirs, choral groups, singing groups and any individual who likes to warble a tune are invited to register now for the Big Sing which takes place at the Sacred Heart Church on Friday, November 15th at 8pm. For further information or to register, email bigsingwaterford@gmail.com or contact Catherine on 087 2824996. Past experience of singing is [...]

Music of the highest calibre in New Ross

New Ross Piano Festival gives a unique opportunity to the audience in the South East to hear artists who normally play in the bigger cities and concert halls of the world. For example, this year one of its guest pianists is Matan Porat, who recently played in distinguished venues including Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall in London, [...]

White Horse Guitar Club play Central Arts

The White Horse Guitar Club play Central Arts on Saturday, September 14th
The renowned – and quite spectacular – White Horse Guitar Club are taking their show on the road around Ireland and hit Waterford on Saturday September 14 for an intimate gig at Central Arts. Selling out shows all around the country, White Horse Guitar Club are an eleven-piece band born in the Cork venue The [...]

Kilkenny Arts Week Rview

Martin Hayes
Martin Hayes quartet perform brilliantly at St. Canice’s Cathedral Martin Hayes is becoming recognised as one of the best traditional musicians in Ireland of his generation , from Clare he performed again for the sixth h year in a row at Kilkenny arts week. .Based now in Madrid wiht his wife [...]

An All Together Pleasant Experience

Patti Smith and her son Jackson on guitar
Kevin Walsh Reports What began as a sluggish start to the weekend caught in traffic transitioned in to a delightful festival experience brimming with musical discovery. Upon our arrival there was an incredulous buzz about the place. Though it was still early on a nice sunny Friday evening, sounds from all walks of music could be [...]

The 25th Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival – a picker’s paradise

If free banjo pickin’, foot tappin’ mandolin’ pluckin’, barnstormin’, step dancin’ fiddle playin’, double bass clawin’ sessions are for you, then the beautiful picturesque coastal village of Dunmore East, Co. Waterford is the only place to be from August 22nd to August 25th.Fans of bluegrass, Americana, blues, country, rhythm ‘n’ roots can expect the cream [...]

An All Together Pleasant Experience

by Kevin Walsh What began as a sluggish start to the weekend caught in traffic transitioned in to a delightful festival experience brimming with musical discovery. Upon our arrival there was an incredulous buzz about the place. Though it was still early on a nice sunny Friday evening, sounds from all walks of music could be [...]

Central Arts presents…

Bleeding Heart Pigeons play Central Arts on August 10th.
Bleeding Heart Pigeons and His Father’s Voice On Saturday, August 10th, Central Arts presents a double bill of two of the most unique emerging voices on the Irish music scene: alt-pop outfit Bleeding Heart Pigeons and post-punkers His Father’s Voice. Bleeding Heart Pigeons are a trio from West-Limerick who forge an enveloping sound with tempestuous guitars, atmospheric [...]

The Big Top Live!

: Keith Barry is one of the top acts set to entertain in the Big Top from August 19th to 26th.
WITH the magnificent Spraoi and All Together Now festivals in the rear-view mirror, all eyes are on the Big Top, which will bring a week of top-class entertainment to the Waterside, from Monday, August 19- Sunday, August 25.The Big Top is exactly what it says, a massive Circus tent, with capacity for over 3,500 people, [...]