Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Toucan to Touch Down at the Royal

TOUCAN are the explosive 10-piece funk-pop band blasting out a blend of feel-good, contagiously funky hits. Leading the group is Tramore native Conor Clancy and with a team of top performers from brass to keys behind him, their sold-out shows have proven them to be an absolute must-see thus far. Since releasing their debut EP, they’ve already [...]

UHW Theatre Group’s “A Christmas Carol on Craggy Island”

Eddie O'Donnell (Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at UHW) will star in UHE Theatre Group's 'A Christmas Carol in Craggy Island' as Bishop Brennan.
University Hospital Waterford Theatre Group, the only group of its kind in the country, is to stage ‘A Christmas Carol on Craggy Island’ at the Theatre Royal on Friday and Saturday, November 23rd and 24th (8pm). Its eighth production, written and directed by Bridie Hodge with Ann Cody as Musical Director, this will be the [...]

Little Shop of Horrors to Spook Garter Lane

Brian Flynn (Seymour), Emma Walsh (Audrey) and the plant (Audrey II, voiced by Jamie Murphy), who will feature in Jack Cunningham's 'Little Shop of Horrors' at Garter Lane from this (Tuesday) evening at Garter Lane Arts Centre.
Jack Cunningham Productions is presenting cult musical ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at Garter Lane Arts Centre from tonight, Tuesday, October 30th, through to Saturday, November 3rd. Performances begin at 8pm nightly with a wine reception at 7.30pm.This is a fantastic show that will have you laughing, rocking and rolling. It will feature all of the [...]

Gavin James: Gigging it Up!

Gavin James will perform at the official re-opening of Electric Avenue on Waterford's John Street this Saturday night.
Gavin James is having a ball. The 27-year-old Dublin native, who will launch his second album, ‘Only Ticket Home’ at the official re-opening of Waterford’s Electric Avenue this Saturday night (in association with Beat), is embracing his promotional obligations, but not without some assistance. “Coffee is an amazing thing,” he jokes with The Munster Express [...]

De la Salle College Music Society’s “The Addams Family”

Getting ready for De La Salle College Musical Society's forthcoming production of 'The Addams Family' were from left: Emma Walsh as 'Grandma Addams', Niamh Hennessy as 'Wednesday', Jack McGrath as 'Gomez', Peter Rafter as 'Lurch', Dirin Brett Lennon as 'Morticia', Dean Hayes as 'Pugsley' and  Ben Tynan Dunphy as 'Fester'.  		| Photos: Aileen Drohan
De La Salle College Musical Society is celebrate its 40th anniversary with an exciting production of the hilarious comedy ‘The Addams Family’. DLS MS under the wise guidance of Fr Sean Melody and Brendan Drohan, gave their first production, ‘Joseph and His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’ back in 1979. Thirty nine shows later and having given a stage [...]

Music Magic on the Folly

The Waterford Massed Bands Concert takes place this Friday night as part of the 1848 Tricolour Celebration.
Massed Band Concert part of 1848 Tricolour Weekend The annual Waterford City Massed Band Concert takes place at the Sacred Heart Church, The Folly, this Friday evening, October 12th (8pm) and promises to be another special night of top class entertainment in our City of Music. The brainchild of Ger O’Brien, the event has [...]

The Bounty To Release New Single for World Mental Health Day

'The Bounty' is composed of Deise and Corkonian talent.
Combining members from Waterford and Cork, The Bounty are a powerful alternative rock band gearing up to release their debut single ‘Tell Me’ on Wednesday, October 10th (World Mental Health Day). The single ‘Tell Me’ holds special meaning to each member of the band. The single will be used to raise awareness for mental health [...]

Trad By the Suir

The annual John Dwyer Trad Weekend runs from October 19th to the 21st.
Countdown to John Dwyer Trad Weekend The annual John Dwyer Trad Weekend is one of many highlights during the forthcoming Imagine Arts Festival which will run across Waterford city from October 18th to the 28th. The weekend will host workshops, sessions, album launches and concerts set to feature some of the best traditional musicians from all across [...]

New Ross Piano Festival Preview

Anne-Marie McDermott makes her New Ross Piano Festival this week.
St Mary’s Church in New Ross will be the focus of activity for this weekend’s New Ross Piano Festival with national and international pianists taking to the platform. On Friday evening, the main classical concerts begin. All of the musicians are big names and have played all over the world. Anne-Marie McDermott [...]

Culture is Catching!

'Black '47' and 'Vikings' star Moe Dunford will launch the ‘Vikings in Focus’ photo exhibition at the Old Market House Arts Centre in Dungarvan on Culture Night (this Friday) at 7.30pm.
The 13th annual staging of Culture Night will be held this Friday, September 21st with local authorities busily engaging with a range of arts and cultural organisations to lay on another varied and entertaining programme of events. Free tours on the hour (starting at 5pm, with the final tour at 9pm) will [...]