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Bob Dylan - B'day Celebration
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27 May The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Bob Dylan - B'day Celebration
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27 May The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
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What are Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney Planning for the Arts and Music?
Candidates for Taoiseach have both outlined their political visions.
All About Advertising on The Journal of Music
When your concert or CD needs that extra push.
West Cork and Peter Rosser Winning Composers Announced
Works to receive performances in Bantry and Belfast.

Reviews

Wide World of Petcu
The eclecticism on percussionist Alex Petcu's debut recording works very much in its favour, writes Adrian Smith.
Louth Ritual
Ritual is central to the latest commission from the Louth Contemporary Music Society, writes Brendan Finan – a major new work by Scottish composer James Dillon, performed by Peyee Chen and Crash Ensemble at the Drogheda Arts Festival.
Splendid Isolation
Caoimhín Vallely's new solo piano recording is an experimental unfolding of music, writes Adrian Scahill, expressing a sense of the inner world of the musician.

Articles

'You Know My Music!'
Dónal Sarsfield
The recent RTÉ Lyric FM three-part radio series on contemporary Irish music had honesty and many good stories, writes Dónal Sarsfield.
Feeling and Thinking About Music
Alfred Brendel's new book is a reminder of how the really dedicated musician goes about things, writes John McLachlan.
A Musical Intifada
In 'Children of the Stone', a new book by Sandy Tolan, two drastically different visions of music’s potential collide, writes Raymond Deane.
The Classical Music Establishment Strikes Back
Michael Dervan's new book, 'The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland 1916–2016', is, like the Composing the Island festival last September, an attempt at addressing the ‘invisibility of composers in Irish life’ – but not all composers, writes Toner Quinn.
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Bob Dylan - B'day Celebration
Concert
27 May The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
Bob Dylan - B'day Celebration
Concert
27 May The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
The International Guitar Quartet
Concert
18 November The National Opera House, Wexford
Oscar Ghiglia, Guitar (Italy)
Concert
23 October The National Opera House, Wexford
Sinéad Campbell Wallace, Soprano (Ireland) and Redmond O’Toole, Guitar (Ireland)
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12 August The National Opera House, Wexford

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Pianist Ivan Ilic in Concert - Dundalk
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28 May Anaverna House, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Festival of Folk 2017
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28 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Daoirí Farrell
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28 May The Spirit Store
Imelda May
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29 May Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
Festival of Folk 2017
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29 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Imelda May
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30 May Bord Gáis Energy Theatre
Festival of Folk 2017
Festival
30 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
 New Frontiers: Arts Participation Amongst Young Refugees & Asylum Seekers
Conference
31 May Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
Music Moves You
Concert
31 May University Concert Hall, Limerick

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30 May Music for Galway
 
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30 May Southbank Centre, London
 
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Festival of Folk 2017
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28 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Festival of Folk 2017
Festival
29 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Festival of Folk 2017
Festival
30 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Festival of Folk 2017
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31 May Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

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