Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

‘Music of the Night’ at St Patrick’s Gateway

Jessica Reinl, Christopher Ryan and the Mount Sion Choir.
Jack Cunningham Productions will grace the stage at St. Patrick’s Gateway on Friday, March 8th with their upcoming concert production; ‘The Music of the Night’. This year’s concert is even bigger and features faces of new and old with a choir of 30 local teenagers, kids and lots of special guests. This is sure to [...]

Paddy Hanna to gig at Central Arts

Paddy Hanna plays Central Arts this Saturday night, February 9th
On Saturday, February 9th, Central Arts presents a performance by Paddy Hanna, a unique and somewhat mysterious presence on the Irish music scene. Paddy Hanna is set to release his new album ‘Frankly, I mutate’ on March 2nd and celebrates that release with a select series of gigs in some of his favourite venues around [...]

Rebecca takes home Ó Riada Gold Medal!

Tramore's Rebecca McCarthy-Kent, who won the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal and €2500 in the final of the fiddle competition broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta from Cork's Rochestown Park Hotel last weekend. 			| Photos: Gerard McCarthy
Tramore musician Rebecca McCarthy-Kent took home the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal and a cheque for €2500 at the final held in Cork’s Rochestown Park Hotel on Friday last. There were 17 participants in the Final, which this year focused on the fiddle. Rebecca (23) plays both classical and traditional music and [...]

Lindisfarne roll back the years at Tradfest

Lindisfarne played a great gig in Dublin last week as part of the Tradfest.
World famous folk rockers Lindisfarne played a fantastic set at a packed St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin on Wednesday night last as part of the five-day Tradfest, which was primarily staged in Temple Bar. A brilliant live band, the Newcastle Upon Tyne group played many of their great hits from the 70s and 80s, including ‘Lady [...]

Déise siblings compete for Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal

Ballinamult siblings Sarah and Seamus O'Gorman will also play in the Final.
Four Waterford musicians, including a brother and sister, will compete in the Final for the Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal in Cork this Friday, February 1st, which will be broadcast live on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta.Rebecca McCarthy Kent from Tramore, siblings Sarah and Seamus O’Gorman from Ballinamult and Macdara Ó Faoláin from An Rinn, will [...]

Voci in full voice on January 26th

The Voci Ladies Choir will perform at St Patrick's Gateway on Saturday, January 26th.
Don’t miss this January concert with Waterford’s award winning Voci Ladies Choir under the direction of Fintan Scanlon and accompanied by Siobhan Keappock on Saturday, January 26th at 8pm in Saint Patrick’s Gateway. The eclectic programme includes the choral favourite ‘Cantique de Jean Racine’ by Gabriel Fauré, Bogoróditse Dyévo (Rejoice, O Virgin) by Rachmaninoff and the [...]

Bob Dylan to be Revisited at Garter Lane

SINCE the 1960s, we have been spoilt by the prodigious output of the legend that is Bob Dylan. His quality song writing has garnered multiple awards and influenced artists throughout the world for almost seven decades. His writing status is such, that he was cemented in history with a Nobel Prize award for Literatures in [...]


Liam Merriman, who will be joined by Ferrybank guitarist Bill Stuart at the launch of his new album at Central Arts on Thursday week.
Merriman to launch new album at Central Arts on December 27th Liam Merriman, joined by Ferrybank guitarist Bill Stuart (“I’m working on turning him into a folkie,” joked Liam) will launch his new album, ‘Acoustic Rivers’, at Central Arts on Thursday, December 27th. “For me it is the simplicity of the recording and its real-music-live-in-the-studio [...]

Foster & Allen at the Theatre Royal

Foster & Allen are bringing their “Putting On The Style” Tour to Theatre Royal Waterford on Saturday, January 5th (8pm, Tickets: €31). They may be the oldest swingers in town, as the song goes, but Foster & Allen are still topping the charts and packing in the audiences wherever they tour. Earlier this year they [...]

Christmas Week at Central Arts

Central Arts has announced its much-anticipated line-up for Christmas week, and as ever they’ve got some serious treats in store for anyone who likes music, dancing and good times!Kicking off the season on December 23rd, Electronic will feature an amazing techno line-up , including Waterford superstar Cailín, ‘SexShop’ Dave and up-and-comer Brian Jiggz. With the [...]