NIGHT MOVES at Droichead | Lisa Lambe with Steve Cooney

NIGHT MOVES at Droichead | Lisa Lambe with Steve Cooney

Friday, 3 May 2024, 10.00pm

Our final late-night club at Droichead Arts Centre. Enjoy ambient music by a resident DJ in our gallery, experience a bespoke art installation in our café/bar & enjoy a music programme in our theatre.

Lisa Lambe is one of Ireland’s best-known performers, described by the Irish Times as “The finest singer and actor of her generation”, she was recently named Rough Trade’s Rising Star with her voice described by Hotpress Magazine as having a “truly beautiful tone".

Steve Cooney is best known for his development of an influential style of guitar accompaniment to traditional Irish dance music which he developed in West Kerry, and for which he won the National Entertainment Award with Séamus Begley in 1997. He has participated in making more than 250 CD's, either as a guitar or bass player or as producer and engineer. Also a poet and songwriter, he has worked with many iconic international artists in rock and country music but his primary focus is Irish traditional music, and fusions of that genre.

In 2020 he was given the RTÉ Folk Awards 'Lifetime Achievement' Award.

With support from Farah Elle and David Sanclair. Farah Elle has played Vicar Street, Electric Picnic and All Together Now as well as collaborating with renowned Irish folk musician Liam Ó Maonlaí for a performance commissioned specially for the RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards.

DJs/Visual Artists for Night Moves at Droichead will be announced later.
Doors 9:00pm.
Night Moves.

An innovative & dynamic programme designed to provide new & engaging night time cultural experiences across Drogheda & East Meath. Produced by Droichead Arts Centre, and delivered with curators SJ McArdle, Brian Hegarty, 33-45, Brenda McComesky & Dorothy Smith, promoters & alternative venues, and in partnership with Love Drogheda BIDS, supported by the Arts Offices in Louth & Meath County Councils, and the newly established Night-Time Economy Advisor in Drogheda. The programme encapsulates our vision of extending cultural offerings, fostering partnerships, & creating diverse opportunities for artists & audiences alike, and is funded under the Arts Council’s Late Night Events (Pilot Programme)in partnership with the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sports and Media

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Published by DAC on 13 February 2024

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