Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

‘Healing Sounds’ shortlisted for Business to Arts award

Pictured at the announcement of the nomination are (from left): Alan Browne (Music Co-ordinator, Waterford Healing Arts Trust), Carol Normoyle (Branch Manager, AIB Ardkeen) and Claire Meaney (Acting Arts Director, Waterford Healing Arts Trust).  The awards ceremony takes place on September 4th at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Dublin.  Further details are available from www.waterfordhealingarts.com and www.businesstoarts.ie
ealing Sounds in the Foyer, a programme of monthly live music performances in the foyer of University Hospital Waterford, presented by Waterford Healing Arts Trust and AIB Ardkeen, has been shortlisted for the 2017 Allianz Business to Arts awards. These awards recognise and champion the spirit of collaboration between businesses, artists and arts organisations that develop [...]

Billy & Friends at the Large Room

Billy O'Brien, who will be joined by Marian Power and Philip Keegan at the Large Room on July 17th.
aterford pianist Billy O’Brien will be joined by Siobhan Doyle (violin), Marian Power (violin), Philip Keegan (viola and tenor) and Yseult Cooper Stockdale (cello), for a concert of delightful summer classics at the Large Room, City Hall, on Monday, July 17th at 8pm. These are highly talented and successful young players with a proud Waterford connection. [...]

In good Company at the Áras!

By Courtney Oliver Waterford band King Kong Company had the honour of performing for President Michael D Higgins’ garden party on Monday, July 3rd. Waterford-based band member Mark Graham (trombone and percussion) discussed how surprisingly well the performance went. “Honestly, playing for the President could have been a car crash, but it turned out really well. [...]

Valerie June Comes to Cork!

American singer-songwriter Valerie June plays this Saturday July 15th at Live at St Luke’s ,Cork with special guest John Blek. The doors will open at 7.30pm and the show will start at 8pm! Since the release of her 2013 breakout Pushin’ Against A Stone, June has been patiently at work in “the garden of song, [...]

High Hopes raise Large Room roof!

By Courtney Oliver The High Hopes Choir were afforded a Civic Reception from Waterford City & County Council on Thursday last, and were, unsurprisingly, in great voice at the event! The formalities were followed by refreshments and a beautiful performance by the choir to celebrate the group’s achievements. City & County Mayor Adam Wyse (FF) opened the reception [...]

Sharon Shannon For Royal on July 12th

The Theatre Royal is delighted to welcome Sharon Shannon to Waterford this summer. Sharon Shannon has been on the national music scene for over 20 years. She takes to the stage with a smile on her face and so relaxed as they launch into music with such a major key vibe about it. You can’t help [...]

A Night For Billy

Greta Rochford delivered a rib-tickling 'Diva's Lament'.
ichelle Condon as director/choreographer assembled a stellar cast; a Who’s Who of Waterford luminaries with musicians, dancers, comedians, performers, technicians, choirs, and Joint Musical Directors in Wayne Brown and Kevin O’Carroll to celebrate and ‘tip the hat’ in ‘A Night For Billy’. The capacity audience represented a glorious cross-section of family, friends, fans, political and cultural [...]

Tony Power Memorial Concert

Comhaltas Óg with Lisa Knox at the Tony Power Memorial Concert.
PACKED function room in the ‘Rising Sun’ in Mullinavat was recently treated to an exceptional and diverse presentation of entertainers organised by the local Comhaltas group and held in hour of the late Tony Power of Breanor, Piltown. Tony passed away in a hunting accident some years ago. He was a talented [...]

The joy of Bucket Singing!

Bucket Singing remains a great West Waterford tradition.
By Courtney Oliver he annual Tradfest took place in Dungarvan on June 2nd to 5th and attracted visitors to enjoy traditional Irish tunes performed by numerous artists. The festival is hugely popular with locals, as well as visitors from Britain, USA and Europe. Dungarvan is widely known for its pub sessions and the festival attracts many [...]

Waterford Crystal Young Artist Series

Project Music Management is proud to partner with Waterford Crystal in building a unique and innovative concept for the City of Waterford. Together we are delighted to announce a Young Artist Series, the concerts of which will take place in the splendour of the House of Waterford Crystal. This unique venue, surrounded by some of the most [...]