once again before live audiences – albeit under varying levels of restrictions.
One of the most eagerly awaited publications of the year is the new book by master fiddler, Martin Hayes, which is due for launch next month (October).
Tramps and Hawkers, a track from Francy Devine’s recent double album, An Ownerless Corner of Earth, has been chosen by the doyen of Scots folk music, Ewan MacVicar, for a special compilation project to mark one of the folk music and sing collector, Alan Lomax’s significant recording initiatives in Scotland.
Cormac Begley is back on the road with his beloved camper-van Beauty – organising outdoor concerts with various musicians and singers in secret locations throughout the country.
A number of poems by W.B. Yeats are to be set to music in a new album featuring performances by Cathy Jordan, Kevin Burke, Eleanor Shanley, and many others.
to receive the Markievicz Award from the Arts Council in the Republic this year.
Ethnomusicologist, John Moulden, has launched a new website, John Moulden On Irish Songs, where he…