Posts Tagged ‘Music’

Clancy Brothers Festival 2015

Clancy Brothers Festival 2015.
A great range of workshops will be on offer during the Clancy Brothers Festival of Music and Art 2015. The workshops, many of which will be free, take place on Saturday May 30th and Sunday May 31st in various locations in Carrick-on-Suir. Arts workshops include ‘Paint and Play’ run by Montessori teacher Jane McLoughlin for children [...]

Musical Extravaganza at Presentation School

Concert dancers.
There is a long history of Music in the Presentation Waterford. The tradition of the School Musical began in 1974 with ‘The Quaker Girl’. This year’s production of ‘The Pajama Game’ played to an audience of over 1000 over four performances and was the school’s 30th production. On March 16th friends of [...]

‘The Selecter’ headline Tramore Ska Fest

The Selecter
Tramore Ska and Reggae festival are blazing a trail to the 2015 event which will be held over the Easter Bank holiday weekend April 3/4/5. This year’s festival boasts an exclusive Irish show with UK Ska legends The Selecter as their headline act. You’ll be able to hear their stone cold amazing debut album “Too [...]

A nice, long (Youth) Mass

Music at Central Arts this weekend include Squarehead on Friday, 27th and Youth Mass on Saturday, 28th. Beginning in 2010, Irish indie label ‘Popical Island’ released their first compilation, which included Squarehead’s ‘Fake Blood’. This caught the attention of Villagers drummer James Byrne, who released it on 7” via his Any Other City label. The success [...]

Luka Bloom at Central Arts

Luka Bloom
uka Bloom’s new band O’Sahara, Waterford favourites The Dead Heavies and a sexy Burlesque workshop with Sinead Gould are Next week’s offerings from Central Arts. The Dead Heavies with frontman Keith O’Neil are back on the stage in Central Arts Friday March 20th at 9pm. The night will see them premiere their new video for [...]

Forward March at Central Arts

Friday, 13th, unlucky for some but not the lads in We the People who take to the stage in Central Arts for their hometown gig before their national tour. The alternative rock band have recently been signed to SmartStar management and you can expect to hear great things from them in 2015. Doors 9pm, €10, [...]

The Clancy Brothers Songwriting Competition

Recording artists Gale Force 3 brought music from West Clare to the Clancy Festival last year. 									| Photo: Joe Cashin
With a prize fund of more than €1200, the Clancy Brothers Songwriting Competition is now open for entries. The competition is open to all musical genres and styles and to all ages and nationalities. As long as it is a song, it is eligible for entry! With free entry, and big prizes, this is a [...]