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Editor/Producer/Journalist, Music Stage
Job
22 April Web Summit
Stabilisation Fund for Organisations
Funding
8 May Arts Council Wales
Urgent Response Fund for Individuals
Funding
6 May Arts Council Wales
Creative Nonfiction Award
Competition
31 May Ireland Writing Retreat
Flash Fiction Award
Competition
31 May Ireland Writing Retreat

Latest Reader Reviews

Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar
Album
31 January Domino Recording Co.
Diatribe Stage 2: Lina Andonovska – A Way A Lone A Last  @ New Music Dublin 2020
Concert
28 February Room 103, National Concert Hall
Franz Schubert - A Sentimental Moment
Album
2 November Challenge Records International
Sarah Davachi – Pale Bloom
Album
31 March Superior Viaduct
Lachlan Skipworth – Chamber Works
Album
9 August Navona Records

News

Podcast: COVID-19 – Artists Around the World
How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting artists around the world? We speak to four Irish artists abroad about their lives during the lock-down and the impact on their work.
'Really Insulting': Artists Respond to Arts Crisis Funding Schemes
Artists and arts organisations are 'dismayed' at the latest response by the Government to the arts sector, as every day more and more major music and arts events are...
RIP Singer Mary McPartlan
Well-known Leitrim singer and arts promoter passes away.

News – UK

BBC Introducing Series Now Available Online
Series includes performances by British artists who were due to play SXSW.
COVID-19 / UK: Update on Festivals and Events
A list of concerts and festivals postponed or cancelled in the UK due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nominees Announced for the Scottish Awards for New Music 2020
David Fennessy, Thea Musgrave, the Scottish Ensemble, Aidan O’Rourke and Kit Downes, Ben Lunn, Richard Craig, and Brìghde Chaimbeul among nominees.

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Podcasts

Podcast: COVID-19 – Artists Around the World
How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting artists around the world? We speak to four Irish artists abroad about their lives during the lock-down and the impact on their work.

Reviews

Bringing the Absent Party
Dublin four-piece The Scratch blend metal and folk with boisterous performances. Andrea Cleary reviews their debut album, 'Couldn't Give a Rats'.
The More Things Change
Dublin rap artist Lethal Dialect has recently released 'LD50 Part 3', the third release in his LD50 project documenting the split in modern Ireland's social fabric. Andrea Cleary reviews.
Arc of the Seasons
Galway songwriter Anna Mullarkey has recently released her debut album 'Spéir', commissioned by Galway 2020. Shannon McNamee reviews.

Articles

There is No Going Back Now: Live Music and the Pandemic
Toner Quinn
The COVID-19 pandemic means we are going to witness another radical shift in music in the digital age, writes Toner Quinn.
Can Anyone But Artists Themselves Solve Their Money Problems?
If artists and musicians are ever going to solve their perennial financial issues then it is time for a different approach, writes Toner Quinn.
‘People want to break down boundaries’: An interview with Nick Roth and Matthew Jacobson of Diatribe Records
The Irish record label Diatribe is hosting a stage for five concerts and releasing seven albums during the forthcoming New Music Dublin festival. Directors and musicians Nick Roth and Matthew Jacobson spoke to the Journal of Music about their ideas behind the label, their catalogue of over 30 recordings to date, and the contemporary music and improv scene that they have been documenting.
Podcast: What Next for Other Voices? – An Interview with Philip King
The creator of Other Voices spoke to the Journal of Music about the ideas behind the programme and about the role music can play in society.

Latest Events

Liam O Maonlaí
Concert
23 April Áras Éanna, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway
Ruth Dillon
Concert
16 April Facebook Live: Aras Eanna Ionad Ealaine
Inni-K Live at Home
Concert
9 April Online (no physical location)
DAILY  LUNCHTIME CONCERT      COOKING UP A STORM
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6 April https://www.facebook.com/mikehanrahan46/

Latest Jobs and Opportunities

Editor/Producer/Journalist, Music Stage
Job
22 April Web Summit
Stabilisation Fund for Organisations
Funding
8 May Arts Council Wales
Urgent Response Fund for Individuals
Funding
6 May Arts Council Wales
Creative Nonfiction Award
Competition
31 May Ireland Writing Retreat
Flash Fiction Award
Competition
31 May Ireland Writing Retreat

Upcoming Events

Cathy Jordan – Online Singalong
Concert
9 April Online
Fred Hersch – Digital Concert
Concert
9 April Online
La Bohéme
Concert
9 April University Concert Hall, Limerick
The Red Book of Ossory - Anakronos
Concert
9 April Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Conor Guilfoyle Octet plays ‘The Birth of the Cool’
Concert
9 April Ballina Arts Centre, Mayo
Inni-K Live at Home
Concert
9 April Online (no physical location)

Upcoming Deadlines

Audience and Insight Executive
Job
10 April Sound and Music
Creative Project Leader
Job
10 April Sound and Music
Finance Manager (6 Month Fixed‑term Contract)
Job
10 April Irish Traditional Music Archive
Director of Performance (Drama)
Job
10 April Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Journalist
Job
13 April BBC Radio Foyle
Music Current 2020, Spatial Music Workshop
Call for Submissions
14 April Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Communications Specialist
Job
14 April Tik Tok, Dublin
Irish Youth Choir Auditions 2020
Audition
15 April University of Limerick
Music Current Composition Workshop
Call for Submissions
15 April Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Head of Station
Job
16 April BBC Radio 1Xtra