Metronome: James Mackin; Stewart Agnew

Metronome: James Mackin; Stewart Agnew

Thursday, 9 May 2024, 8.30pm

James Mackin

​​​​​​​Drawing on a diverse career, Mackin's past works include commissions for The National Library, The United Nations, and The Wild Atlantic Way. As a seasoned drummer, he's toured extensively in Europe and the U.S. The album, a product of his residency at An Táin Theatre, blends electronic, cinematic, and rock influences with improvisation. The launch night promises a dynamic live performance with a full band featuring Irish-Nigerian artist and activist Osaro Azams and many special guests, showcasing Mackin's musical journey and collaborations across genres. Join us for a night of immersive soundscapes on the continued evolution of a versatile artist.

Stewart Agnew

Experience the triumphant return of Stewart Agnew, Ireland's distinguished singer-songwriter, as he emerges from musical exile with his fourth album, "Inphto the Black Hills."

Produced with Phil Wilkinson, this new release is set to captivate audiences when released in May 2024, alongside the single "Rain Down Diamonds" featuring Duke Special.

Having shared stages with luminaries like Ron Sexsmith, Duke Special, Mick Flannery, Beth Orton, and Josh Ritter, Stewart's live band, featuring Cormac Curran, Graham Heaney, James Mackin, Tadhg Leahy, and Saoirse Kavanagh, promises a night of soul-stirring melodies and musical brilliance. Join us for a momentous evening celebrating Agnew's triumphant return to the stage.

Presented by NCH and Matthew Nolan Music

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Published by nationalconcerthall on 25 January 2024

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