Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Ska Fest in Tramore over Easter Weekend

Olas Boss will return to Tramore for the 2019 Ska Festival, which will be held over the Easter Weekend.
This coming Easter Weekend, the annual Ska Festival will be held again in Tramore, drawing fans from Waterford, Kilkenny, Cork, Dublin, Belfast and further afield. DJ and MC Olas Boss will return to Tramore to perform over the three-day festival. Owen Kavanagh and Skazoo will play the Friday opener at Murphs as well as on Sunday, [...]

Raphaela Gromes & Julien Riem at the Large Room

Cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem will perform at the Large Room on Wednesday evening.
For their last concert of the season, Waterford Music is delighted to welcome the German duo, cellist Raphaela Gromes and pianist Julian Riem to the Large Room in City Hall tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7.30pm. They will perform a selection of music by Martucci, Rossini, Offenbach, Martinu and a specially commissioned piece by Kevin Volans. Raphaela [...]

Tommy Fleming live at the Theatre Royal

Tommy Fleming will perform at the Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 25th.
Tommy Fleming’s nationwide ‘Voice of Hope II’ tour touches down at Waterford’s Theatre Royal on Thursday, April 25th (8pm, Tickets: €31). In September 2018, Tommy recorded ‘Voice of Hope II’ in the beautiful setting of Galway Cathedral – following on from the phenomenal success of Voice of Hope (2005) which is one of the best-selling [...]

MACK FLEETWOOD AT PROJECT THIS SATURDAY

Mack Fleetwood are Europe’s premier tribute to one of the biggest acts in rock and pop history, the legendary Fleetwood Mac. Having put on a stunning show at Daytripper 2018, the band now make their debut at Project in the Applemarket this Saturday, April 6th (doors: 9pm). The six-piece tribute features three lead vocalists just like [...]

IN GOOD COMPANY

King Kong Company have become a firm festival favourite across the country in recent years.  					 			| Photo: Noel Browne
King Kong Company going from strength to strength King Kong Company, who have created one of the most original sounds in Irish music for many years, have just returned from a sell-out gig at the Camden Assembly (North London), months after their sold-out show at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre. Having played to their largest ever audience at [...]

QWEEN WILL ROCK YOU AT PROJECT!

Qween will play Project in Waterford this Saturday night from 9pm.
Qween ended last year with a sold out tour of the country’s best venues, including a brilliant debut at Project in Waterford just before Christmas. It’s fair to say it was one of the best shows hosted by the venue in its near 20-year history, with a full house singing the words of ‘Radio Ga [...]

RAZZLE DAZZLED!

Roxie (Louise Mulcahy) is about to send Fred Casley (Dennis Barry) in Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society's production of 'Chicago', which ran for eight nights at the Strand Theatre.  		| Photos: Joe Cashin
Carrick Musical Society strike gold with ‘Chicago’ Strand Theatre audiences were treated to a story of ‘murder, greed, corruption, violence, exploitation, adultery and treachery’ during Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society’s triumphant staging of ‘Chicago’ over eight sold-out nights. A thoroughly slick albeit slow burning opening act was the precursor to a riotously entertaining Act II, which superbly [...]

Wexford Festival Opera ‘19 comes with an Irish flavour

There is a distinctly Irish flavour to this year’s Wexford Festival Opera (October 22nd to November 3rd), the details of which were announced on Friday last. The programme will feature two Irish composers on the O’Reilly Theatre stage of the National Opera House, including the world-premiere of a newly-commissioned opera by Irish composer Andrew [...]

BE YOURSELF!

Quangodelic’s album cover art, the creation of Cork graffiti artist Lorraine McDonnell.
Quangodelic to perform at Central Arts Huge Cork funk collective Quangodelic’s new single, ‘Be Yourself’, promotes a political message of self-acceptance in a world of conformist social pressures.The song’s message is very much in keeping with the band’s ethos: Quangodelic is a vast, fluid outfit of animal-mask-wearing creative souls united by their love of funk, [...]

Chicago: It would be criminal to miss it!

The Six Merry Murderesses of the Cook County Jail, whose "Cell Block Tango" will light up the Dick Meany Auditorium between March 2nd and March 9th.
Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society prepares for its 117th production Back in November, Carrick-on-Suir Musical Society assembled its Production Team to hold auditions for its 2019 production, ‘Chicago’. Following hours of auditions and call-backs, the production team of Liam Butler (Director), Edel Quinlan (Choreographer), Eamon O’Malley (Chorus Master) and Fergal Carroll (Musical Director) finalised the cast [...]