The Journal Of Music

'A centre for music and performance to match any in the world': Government Announces Major Redevelopment of the National Concert Hall
Main auditorium to be increased by 40%; new rehearsal hall for National Symphony Orchestra, 500-seat recital hall, learning and participation facility, musicians' rehearsal rooms and music resource organisation spaces to be added.
Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (December 2022)
A round-up of recent appointments and awards with news from the National Concert Hall, Irish Association of Youth Orchestras, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Irish Research Council, Newpark Academy of Music, NI Music Prize, Grammy Awards, Frank Maher Classical Music Awards, and University of Galway. Email your news to [email protected]
Concerts & Festivals (5–11 December 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
€3m Climate Action Fund Seeking Arts Projects
The deadline for applications for 'Creative Climate Action II: Agents of Change' is 13 March 2023.
Concerts & Festivals (28 November–4 December 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Music Alliance Ireland to Hold Public Meeting at Quiet Lights Festival
Meeting will take place at 11am on Saturday 26 November at The Roundy in Cork City.
Concerts & Festivals (21–27 November 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Award Winners Announced
Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Cormac Begley and Cathal Ó Curráin among winners; Paddy Moloney inducted into the Hall of Fame; Mary Black receives Lifetime Achievement Award.
Enda Scahill Awarded 2022 Steve Martin Banjo Prize
Galway musician and We Banjo 3 member to receive a prize of $25k.
Journal of Music Editor to Give ‘Notes & Narratives’ Lecture
Toner Quinn's talk will be titled '10 Impossible Ideas for Irish Traditional Music'.
New Releases (15 November 2022)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Pretty Happy, Aoife Nessa Frances, David Keenan, Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin, Molly O'Mahony, Indistinct Chatter, Paddy Hanna, the Mary Wallopers, Ailbhe Reddy, Meryl Streek, Anakronos, Ordnance Survey, and more.
'A Howling Mistake': Controversy Over Arts Council England Funding Decisions
English National Opera loses its annual funding; English Folk Dance and Song Society funding reduced by 32%; Chineke! Orchestra and Manchester Collective receive new support.
Concerts & Festivals (14–20 November 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Bríd Ní Mhaoilchiaráin Wins Corn Uí Riada 2022
Galway singer wins premier sean-nós singing competition for a third time; read the full results of all Oireachtas competitions.
Concerts & Festivals (7–13 November 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
Shortlist Announced for RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards 2022
Nominees include Cormac Begley, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Cathal Ó Curráin, Ceara Conway, Jessie Buckley, Junior Brother, Aisling Lyons and more.
Latest Appointments and Awards in Music (November 2022)
A round-up of recent appointments and awards with news from Irish Chamber Orchestra, Irish Traditional Music Archive, Glór, Music for Galway, Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Black Box, Music Moves Europe, Ivors Composer Awards, Ergodos, Mel Mercier, and the Association of British Orchestras. Email your news to [email protected]
Concerts & Festivals (1–6 November 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Tuesday to Sunday.
Programme Announced for TradTalk 2022
Speakers include Niall Keegan, Jack Talty, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Inni-k, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Liam O’Connor, Aibhlín McCrann, Tríona Ní Shiocháin, David Francis, Ceara Conway, Neva Elliott, Toner Quinn, Robbie O’Connell, Fintan Vallely, Gay McKeon and Jimmy Crowley.
£5,000 Platform Award for Young Musicians in Northern Ireland Open for Applications
Six artists will be selected: three classical musicians, one jazz musician, one traditional musician and one contemporary singer-songwriter. 15 November is the deadline.
Concerts & Festivals (24–30 October 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
New Bothy Band Documentary to be Produced Under €1.96m BAI Sound and Vision Scheme
Funded projects include Hot Press 'Irish Music Month', 'Mise Sessions' on RTÉ Radio 1, and a third season of 'Cuan an Cheoil' from Stiúideo Cuan.
Crash Ensemble Marks 25 Years with NCH Concerts and New Album
Donnacha Dennehy’s 'Grá agus Bás', Barry O’Halpin’s 'Wingform' and new works will be performed in two concerts in December.
New Releases (19 October 2022)
The Journal of Music's regular round-up of recent albums and singles, including Bell X1 and Dowry Strings, Scullion, Pádraig Cooney, Moving Statues, This Throat, Topic Records, Rhiannon Giddens, Cliona Doris, NewDad, David Keenan, Ispíní na hÉireann, John Spillane, Gilla Band, and more.
Concerts & Festivals (17–23 October 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.
RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards Announced for 17 November
Shortlist to be released on Thursday 3 November.
Over 60 Events to Take Place for Lá na Cruite / Harp Day 2022
Annual celebration of Irish harping tradition is now in its sixth year and will take place on Saturday 15 October.
'Safe to Create' Workshops Announced for Cork, Galway, Dublin and Sligo
New Government initiative aims to change workplace culture for artists and arts workers and address bullying, harassment and sexual harassment.
Concerts & Festivals (10–16 October 2022)
This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.