Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (10–16 July 2023)

Galway Film Fleadh takes place this week and features films on Joan Baez, Cyndi Lauper, Inishowen Song Project and the hip hop and electronic music scenes in Ireland.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (10–16 July 2023)

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

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Children and Young People
14.7.23 – Music Generation Wexford presents SEEDLINGS, National Opera House, Wexford
15.7.23 – Cushion Concerts, The Printworks at Dublin Castle
16.7.23 – Cushion Concerts, The Printworks at Dublin Castle

12.7.23 – Music for Wexford Lunchtime Series, St Iberius Church, Wexford
13.7.23 – Bogdan Şofei and Thomas Charles Marshall - violin and organ, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
13.7.23 – Exeter Cathedral Choir with Eamon Mulhall, St Iberius Church, Wexford
14.7.23 – Organist David O’Shea @ Whitefriar Street Church, Whitefriar Street Church
14.7.23 – Irish Baroque Orchestra presents Mr Charles the Hungarian (Handel’s Rival in Dublin), Dublin Castle
15.7.23 – Jerry Creedon and Friends, Kenmare Butter Market The Square Kenmare Co. Kerry
15.7.23 – Prom 2: William Byrd @ BBC Proms 2023, Guildhall, Derry
15.7.23 – Dublin HandelFest presents Young Artists Showcase, Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle
16.7.23 – Margaret Bridge and Judith Lyons sing Bach and Handel, St Ann’s Church
16.7.23 – Dublin HandelFest presents Walking Tour of Handel’s Dublin, Dublin Castle
16.7.23 – Celebrating Diversity Across the World, St Brigids Church of Ireland, Castleknock
16.7.23 – Dublin HandelFest presents Baroque Gems of London - Handel & Mattheis, Chapel Royal, Dublin Castle

10.7.23 – 40th Irish Composition Summer School, Irish Institute of Music and Song, Balbriggan
14.7.23 – Natalia Beylis, Sharon Phelan, & Aoife Hammond, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon

Early Music
11.7.23 – The King’s Harper: The Irish Harp at the 17th-century English Court, The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle

10.7.23 – The Skids: Revolution @ Galway Film Fleadh, Pálás
10.7.23 – Ó Bhéal @ Galway Film Fleadh, Pálás
12.7.23 – Love Without Walls @ Galway Film Fleadh, Town Hall Theatre Galway
12.7.23 – Louder Than You Think @ Galway Film Fleadh, Town Hall Theatre Galway
14.7.23 – Joan Baez I am a Noise @ Galway Film Fleadh, Pálás
15.7.23 – It’s a Fine Thing to Sing @ Galway Film Fleadh, Pálás, Galway
15.7.23 – Knowing the Score @ Galway Film Fleadh, Pálás
15.7.23 – The Graceless Age – The Ballad Of John Murry @ Galway Film Fleadh, Pálás
16.7.23 – Let the Canary Sing @ Galway Film Fleadh, Town Hall Theatre Galway

Folk and Traditional
12.7.23 – Trad@Lunch: Lisa Golden and friends, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
15.7.23 – Joe Mooney Summer School 2023, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
15.7.23 – Jack O’ Rourke, The Whale Theatre Greystones
15.7.23 – In Tua Nua 40th Anniversary Tour, Suttonians RFC
15.7.23 – Strings & Things, Fibber Magees

Jazz and Improvised
14.7.23 – ReDiviDeR @ Unit 44, Unit 44, Dublin
14.7.23 – Laoise Leahy, The Green Room @ Cork Opera House

Musical Theatre
13.7.23 – Are Ya Dancin’? A Showband Musical, The Civic, Tallaght
14.7.23 – Are Ya Dancin’? A Showband Musical, The Civic, Tallaght

13.7.23 – Out of the Ordinary/As an nGnách @ Galway Film Fleadh, The Galmont Hotel
 – Live At The Park, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

Rock and Pop
12.7.23 – Colin O’Shea Album Launch, The Vintage Room @ The Workman’s Club
13.7.23 – The Waterboys, Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
14.7.23 – Continuous Patterns - IMMA Summer PartyIMMA, Dublin
15.7.23 – Continuous Patterns IMMA Summer Party, IMMA, Dublin
14.7.23 – The Waterboys, Iveagh Gardens, Dublin
14.7.23 – The Classic Beatles - The Number 1s Tour, The Whale Theatre Greystones

England, Scotland and Wales
14.7.23 – BBC Proms 2023, Royal Albert Hall, Sage Gateshead and various venues
14.7.23 – First Night of the Proms @ BBC Proms 2023, Royal Albert Hall
15.7.23 – Prom 2: Northern Soul @ BBC Proms 2023, Royal Albert Hall
15.7.23 – Higher Ground 2023: The Staves, The Orielles, Tawiah, Aoife Nessa Frances and more, Roundhouse, London
16.7.23 – Prom 3: Benjamin Grosvenor piano recital @ BBC Proms 2023Royal Albert Hall
16.7.23 – Prom 4: Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons @ BBC Proms 2023, Royal Albert Hall

13.7.23 – An Evening with John Rutter, Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre
 – Come & Sing with John RutterCAMMAC Music Centre
15.7.23 – Come & Sing with John Rutter, Carleton Dominion-Chalmers Centre

Upcoming Festivals 

29 June–16 July: Manchester International Festival
29 June–28 July: Lucca Summer Festival, Lucca, Tuscany, Italy
7–13 July: Scoil na gCláirseach – Festival of Early Irish Harp, Kilkenny
7–14 July: West Cork Literary Festival, Bantry, Cork
8–15 July: Cheltenham Music Festival
8–23 July: Earagail Arts Festival, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
9–15 July: South Sligo Summer School, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo
9–16 June: Hertfordshire Festival of Music
10–14 July: Ceol na Coille School of Irish Traditional MusicLetterkenny, Co. Donegal
10–17 July: Walled City Music Festival
10–18 July: 40th Irish Composition Summer School, Irish Institute of Music and Song, Balbriggan, Co. Dublin
11–16 July: Galway Film Fleadh
15–22 July: Joe Mooney Summer School, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim
14–16 July: Dublin HandelFest
16–22 July: 
Catskills Irish Arts Week
17–21 Jul: Summer Sing!, Cork
17–30 July: Galway International Arts Festival
23–30 July: Belfast TradFest & Summer School

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines

11 July
Projects Coordinator, Children & Young People’s Programmes (Music)
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

12 July
Learning & Participation Executive (Young People and Families/Schools and Teachers)
National Concert Hall

14 July
Assistant Orchestra Manager
Sage Gateshead

14 July
Office & Development Assistant
NMC Recordings

14 July
Executive Assistant Projects Officer
Royal Northern College of Music

14 July
Deputy Manager (Senior School Administrator)
Royal Northern College of Music

14 July
Orchestra Director – BBC Symphony Orchestra

14 July
National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) – Leader
National Concert Hall

14 July
BSO Young Associates
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

17 July
Irish Youth Baroque Orchestra 2023 Performance Course
Wesley College

17 July
Head of Multi-Disciplinary Arts
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

17 July
National Lottery Arts and Older People Programme
Arts Council of Northern Ireland

17 July
Head of Arts Centres
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

17 July
Arts Director – Multi-Disciplinary Arts
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

17 July
Dante 700 - International Competition of Symphonic Composition
Teatro Politeama Pratese

For all jobs and opportunities see here.


To add a concert to our listings, please see hereTo view concerts by day, visit Upcoming EventsTo advertise your upcoming events with the Journal of Music, see here.

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Published on 10 July 2023

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