The Journal Of Music

Festival Makers Conference 2023 to Take Place in Galway
Two-day event on 11 and 12 May will feature panel discussions, workshops, networking events and more.
Strange Boy Announced as Recipient of Liam O'Flynn Award
Limerick hip hop artist awarded a bursary and residency at the National Concert Hall.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (27 March–2 April 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (March 2023)
A round-up of recent appointments and awards with news from Dublin International Piano Competition, Glór, Corn Uí Chon Cheanainn, Irish Film & Television Academy, Clonmel Junction Arts Festival, Birr Festival of Music, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance and more.
Arts Council Seeking over 100 Artists to Work in 400 Schools Nationwide
Applications are now open for artists to work as part of the Creative Schools initiative; the deadline for applications is 18 April.
Rival Consoles, Penguin Café, Peter Broderick, Hatis Noit and Anne Müller for Erased Tapes Celebration in Dublin
The event, marking 15 years of the independent record label, takes place on 20 May.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (20–26 March 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
NCH Announces Bursaries for Young Composers and Musicians
Applications are now open for the Young Musician Award for String Players, Jerome Hynes Young Composer's Award and Bernadette Greevy Bursary.
CMAT Wins RTÉ Choice Album of the Year
Fontaines D.C. win Irish Artist of the Year; Sinéad O'Connor awarded Irish Classic Album award.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (13–19 March 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
New Music Dublin Announces 20 World Premieres for 2023 Festival
Contemporary music event takes place from 20 to 23 April at the National Concert Hall and across Dublin.
Irish Music Month 2023 Launches With 25 Radio Stations
Artists selected to take part include Celaviedmai, Sonny Casey, Grá C, JAEK, Shafto, Negro Impacto, Etaoin and Ferna.
€2.5m Increase Announced for Ealaín na Gaeltachta
Funding will support Cuisle youth arts initiative and the creation of two full-time and two part-time posts.
 '…Until the Women are Free' by Gráinne Mulvey to Premiere at Finding a Voice
The Finding a Voice festival runs from 8 to 12 March and also features a world premiere by Siobhán Cleary; Eímear Noone to host a concert at the National Concert Hall for International Women's Day.
Mick O’Brien Announced as Recipient of Gradam Ceoil TG4 Musician Award
Síle Denvir, Méabh Smyth, Fintan Vallely, Maurice Lennon, and Mick, Louise and Michelle Mulcahy also recognised by annual awards.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (6–12 March 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Jaki Irvine, Natacha Diels, Schallfeld Ensemble and Nadar Ensemble Announced for Music Current 2023
Contemporary music festival takes place at the Project Arts Centre on 12–15 April.
Fergus McCreadie, Roamer, Sarathy Korwar, Binker Golding and Johanna Summer for Brilliant Corners Jazz Festival in Belfast
Festival promotor Moving on Music also seeking female and non-binary jazz musicians for new group project.
New Releases (28 February 2023)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Daoirí Farrell, Lisa O'Neill, Lankum, the Music Department at UCC, Les Salamandas, Karan Casey, Séamus and Caoimhe Uí Fhlatharta, Emma Langford, David Keenan, Cinder Well, The Wood Burning Savages, The Piatti Quartet and more.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (27 February–5 March 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (February 2023)
A round-up of recent appointments and awards with news from Cruit Éireann / Harp Ireland, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Glyndebourne, BBC Radio Scotland, Contemporary Music Centre and the National Symphony Orchestra, Irish National Opera, English Folk Dance and Song Society, Roscommon County Council, IMRO and more.
Livia Records Relaunches with Louis Stewart's 'Out On His Own'
Classic album by Irish guitarist was released on Ireland's first dedicated jazz label in 1977.
Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (20–26 February 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
'The right music' Key to New Irish-language Radio Station for 15 to 34 Year Olds
Broadcasting Authority of Ireland research says that 38% of age cohort 'would be likely to listen'.
Upcoming Folk and Contemporary Music Films
Films featuring Tommie Potts, Dennis Cahill, Ye Vagabonds, Liam Weldon, the Limerick DIY music scene, David Smith and Fiona Kelleher will be screened across February, March and April.
Concerts & Festivals (13–19 February 2023)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Stiúideo Cuan Announces Spring Concert Series
Féasta Ceoil an Spidéil ‘23, beginning this month, will feature Téada, Paddy Keenan, The Bonny Men, Skipper's Alley, Cherish the Ladies, Altan and more.
Joe de Georgeo Wins Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal 2023
Fiddle player from Minneapolis wins annual traditional music competition.