Author: Musician IE

#CorkLovesMusic returns for Culture Night

CorkLovesMusic in partnership with First Music Contact and Cork City Council Arts Office presents: #CORKLOVESMUSIC: WHAT NEXT? After a busy eighteen months that have seen discussions, talks and performances in Cork City’s favourite music venues; one-on-one clinics with industry professionals; and panels at festivals like Sounds from a Safe Harbour, Townlands Carnival, Quarter Block Party and Cork Midsummer, #CorkLovesMusic presents the first instalment of ‘season 2’ of its events series, designed to open up discussion and provide a place to share ideas in Cork music.   As the city comes alive in celebration of Culture Night on Friday September...

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Tom Keating Presents The World Famous Harlem Gospel Choir

Performing contemporary gospel with a touch of jazz and blues, The world famous Harlem Gospel Choir is synonymous with power vocals, glorious sound and infectious energy. For over two decades they have been America’s premier gospel choir and have toured the globe thrilling audiences with the inspirational power of black gospel music. Deeply rooted in the history of the African-American slave trade, black gospel music can be traced back to the 1700s when African slaves brought their unique African musical heritage to America and combined it with their new faith – Christianity. Out of the hardship and the trials...

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Jenny Greene & Special Guests plus Visuals by Generic People

Following two sold out shows Live at the Marquee this summer,  one of Ireland’s most successful DJs ever, Jenny Greene, returns to Cork to play a headliner at Cork Opera House on Sunday October 28 with special guests. The show takes place on the final night of the Guinness Cork Jazz Festival 2018 with local mavericks Generic People supplying cutting edge visuals. Known to audiences for her much-acclaimed work on RTE 2FM, Jenny’s live sets have enthralled dance lovers across the country over the years, and in recent times brought a whole new show to Irish festivals by teaming...

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Metropolis Festival this October Bank Holiday

The award-winning Metropolis Festival returns for its 4th edition in the RDS following last year’s triumphant sell-out Bank Holiday Weekend. Metropolis Festival is a multi-stage, indoor winter music festival & conference which launched 2015 in the RDS and was the first of its kind in Ireland. Taking place across the October Bank Holiday Weekend, the festival has created a whole new experience in the Irish festival landscape. Music flow’s out of bespoke stages, housed in multiple warehouse spaces within the RDS, conversations take place with Red Bull Music Academy and installations that challenge the senses. One of the festival...

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Westival – Westport Music + Arts Festival

Westport Music & Arts Festival is delighted to announce Westival, the festival’s new brand and identity. After 18 months of research and careful consideration on how to build on 42 years of success, ‘Westival’ was devised as the next big step forward. Westival, will continue to foster the thriving local arts and music scene of Westport, but also help solidify and promote the west of Ireland as a destination for significant cultural events, that will attract international talent and attention. Fans of Westport Music & Arts Festival can rest assured that the charm of the events unique to the...

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