Concerts & Festivals (13–19 February 2023)

Les SalAmandas perform this week in Limerick and Galway to launch their debut album ‘There’s a Sea Between Us’.

Concerts & Festivals (13–19 February 2023)

This week's concerts, festivals and job and funding deadlines from Monday to Sunday.

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19.2.23 – The Thrash Blues play the Alternative Sunday Social Club in The Wild Duck, The Wild Duck

Children and Young People
18.2.23 – Aerial Performance: When The Moon Spun Round (Family Show), Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

15.2.23 – Spero Quartet in CastlebarLinenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
15.2.23 – Tedi Papavrami, violin, St Joseph’s Church, Presentation Rd
16.2.23 – Michael McHale – The Romantic Piano 40th Birthday Tour, The Large Room, City Hall, Waterford
16.2.23 – Spero Quartet in Portlaoise, Dunamaise Arts Centre, Portlaoise
17.2.23 – Spero Quartet in Union Hall, Myross Church of Ireland, Union Hall
18.2.23 – Spero Quartet in Cork, Triskel Christchurch, Cork
19.2.23 – Spero Quartet in Dublin, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
19.2.23 – Dearbhla and Finghin Collins, The Portico of Ards
19.2.23 – Sea Wrack, St Joseph’s Church Sailortown
19.2.23 – The Romantic Piano, Michael McHale in Sligo, The Model, Sligo
19.2.23 – Donagh Choir and DCO in concert in Letterkenny, Conwal Parish Church, Letterkenny

19.2.23 – Legends of American Country Music, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

16.2.23 – Take Off Dance Festival, Dance Cork Firkin Crane

16.2.23 – Dr. Mindflip HEAR + NOW, Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre
17.2.23 – Dr. Mindflip HEAR + NOW, Boys School, Smock Alley Theatre

13.2.23 – In Bruges, University Concert Hall Limerick
17.2.23 – Out Of Place: a Film by Féile na Gréine, Spirit Store, Dundalk
18.2.23 – Out Of Place: a Film by Féile na Gréine, Queens Film Theatre, Belfast

Folk and Traditional
13.2.23 – Alistair Anderson & Dan Walsh, Live to your Living Room (Online)
16.2.23 – Notes & Narratives – Cathal Ó Curráin & Sheila Friel: ‘Turlough MacSweeney: The Celebrated Donegal Piper’, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Dublin
17.2.23 – Iarla Ó Lionáird & Cormac McCarthy, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork
17.2.23 – Tionól Dhún na nGall 2023, Teach Hiúdaí Beag, An Bun Beag
18.2.23 – Les SalAmandas Album Launch TourThe Commercial, Limerick
 – Handed Down Series Scartaglin - Julia and Bridgie /The Murphy Sisters presented by Aoife Nic Chormaic and Steve Larkin, Sliabh Luachra Heritage Centre Scartaglin
18.2.23 – Tionól Dhún na nGall 2023, Ionad Pobail Dhún Lúiche
18.2.23 – Noriana Kennedy, Mirella Murray, Oisín Mac Diarmada & Donogh Hennessy in Concert, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
18.2.23 – Les SalAmandas Album Launch Tour, Galway Mechanics Institute
18.2.23 – Iarla Ó Lionáird with Cormac McCarthy & Matthew Berrill, Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Kildare
19.2.23 – Tionól Dhún na nGall 2023, Croithlí Distillery
19.2.23 – Music Network Presents: Noriana Kennedy, Oisín Mac Diarmada, Mirella Murray & Donogh Hennessy, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
19.2.23 – The Fureys, The Source Arts Centre, Thurles

Jazz and Improvised
17.2.23 – Bone Machine, The Linenhall Arts Centre
17.2.23 – Cork Opera House presents The Green Room Sessions: Laoise Leahy, Jazz Artist in Residence, The Green Room @ Cork Opera House
18.2.23 – Five to Two - ‘Talk Soon’ Album Launch, The Bello Bar, Dublin

Musical Theatre
18.2.23 – Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered, St Columb’s Hall, Derry

Rock and Pop
13.2.23 – Tales from the Holywell, The Abbey Theatre
14.2.23 – Tales from the Holywell, The Abbey Theatre
14.2.23 – Reeling in the Showband Years, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
15.2.23 – Tales from the Holywell, The Abbey Theatre
16.2.23 – Tales from the Holywell, The Abbey Theatre
17.2.23 – Tales from the Holywell, The Abbey Theatre
18.2.23 – Tales from the Holywell, The Abbey Theatre
18.2.23 – Glory Days- Bruce Springsteen tribute, The Hot Spot Music Club, Greystones
18.2.23 – Grand Theft Audio - Sounds of Vice City, Róisín Dubh, Galway
18.2.23 – Toshín as Aretha Franklin, Spirit Store, Dundalk
19.2.23 – An afternoon of 2 Many Ukuleles at Alternative Sunday Social Club, The Wild Duck


Events in England, Scotland and Wales
15.2.23 – Manchester Collective & Royal Welsh College String Soloists: Weather, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
16.2.23 – A Tribute to the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
16.2.23 – Hiraeth, Love & Longing – Abel Selaocoe & Sinfonia Cymru, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
16.2.23 – Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman (Irish Harp & Guitar) in Concert, The Lightship
 – Pianists in Performance, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
19.2.23 – American & Canadian Sounds – Concert 2, Kings Place, London
19.2.23 – Elmore Quartet, Conway Hall


Upcoming Festivals 

10–17 Feb: University of Leeds Contemporary Music Festival
15–19 Feb: Scoil Ceoil an Earraigh, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh, Co. Kerry
16–18 Feb: Mother Tongues, Dublin 
26 Feb: 
Liverpool Philharmonic – Music Industry Careers Day, Liverpool 
22–26 Feb: Eastbound Dublin
23 Feb–4 March: Dublin International Film Festival
24–26 Feb: Belfast TradFest Winter Weekend

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines

14 February
Research and Review of Creative Places / Cumas Ceantar
The Arts Council

15 February
Represent Ireland at Junior Eurovision 2023
Adare Productions

16 February
Deis Recording and Publication Award
The Arts Council

16 February
Markievicz Award
The Arts Council

17 February
Assistant Orchestra Manager (Members)
Royal Opera House

17 February
General Director
Opera North

17 February
Vice-Principal and Director of Music
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

17 February
Production Coordinator
Improvised Music Company

19 February
Concerts & Projects Director
Philharmonia Orchestra

20 February
Access Project Manager
Royal Opera House

20 February
Creative Head, Audiences and Media
Royal Opera House

20 February
Learning Projects Coordinator
Liverpool Philharmonic

20 February
Production Co-ordinator (LCE & Operations)
Ulster Orchestra

20 February
Artlinks Bursaries 2023- Carlow, Kilkenny, Waterford, Wexford
South East

20 February
Media Officer
Edinburgh International Festival

20 February
Orchestra Pit Manager

20 February
Power Up
PRS Foundation


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Published on 13 February 2023

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