Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (13–19 May 2024)

French cellist Camille Thomas performs with the Irish Chamber Orchestra as part of the Cellissimo festival in Galway on Sunday.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (13–19 May 2024)

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

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15.5.24 – The Two Five Ones (Blues + Other Hues), Little Whelan’s

Children and Young People
19.5.24 – Family Concert: Peter and the Wolf @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, Tramway Theatre, Blessington
19.5.24 – Disney Spectacular, Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny 

17.5.24 – Culwick Choral Society: A Classic Sandwich with a Contemporary Filling, St. Andrew’s Church, Westland Row, Dublin 2
18.5.24 – Ascolta Summer Concert, Dublin Unitarian Church
18.5.24 – Spirit & Soul - Gardiner St Gospel Choir accompanied by Mayo Concert Orchestra, The Helix, Dublin
21.5.24 – Laetare Vocal Ensemble & The Oars, All Hallows Chapel, DCU
23.5.24 – Harmonia Choir with Guests, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar

15.5.24 – West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, Russborough House
15.5.24 – Hyeyoon Park, Ben Goldscheider & Fiachra Garvey @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, The Saloon, Russborough House
16.5.24 – French Horn Masterclass with Benjamin Goldscheider, The Studio, National Concert Hall, Dublin
16.5.24 – Rosie Cameron - soprano, St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin
16.5.24 – Inmo Yang & Yannick Rafalimanana @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, The Saloon, Russborough House
17.5.24 – Sitkovetsky Trio @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, The Saloon, Russborough House
17.5.24 – Ériu Orchestra presents “Spring Serenades”, Dublin Unitarian Church
17.5.24 – Ailbhe McDonagh @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, The Saloon, Russborough House
18.5.24 – Rising Stars Concert: Maria O’Dea & Luke Lally Maguire @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, St Mary’s Church, Blessington
18.5.24 – Music for Galway presents: Cellissimo, Galway City and County
 – Cellissimo - Galway Bay is Calling, Leisureland, Galway
18.5.24 – Quatuor Arod @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, The Saloon, Russborough House
18.5.24 – Patrick Rafter & Michael McHale, Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny
18.5.24 – Cellissimo presents: Songs of Travel – The Journey Begins, Leisureland, Galway
18.5.24 – Cellissimo presents: Cellissimo Festival ClubJEKYLL – Hyde Bar Galway
19.5.24 – Cellissimo presents: Songs of Travel – Interactive Comic Premiere, Black Box Theatre, Galway
19.5.24 – Claudia Boyle, Gyula Nagy & Fiachra Garvey @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, St Mary’s Church, Blessington
19.5.24 – Classical Guitar Recital with John Feeley, Whale Theatre Greystones
19.5.24 – Cellissimo presents: The Story of a Cello – Irish Chamber Orchestra / Katherine Hunka, director / Camille Thomas, cello, Black Box Theatre, Galway

15.5.24 – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martín, St Johns Theatre
16.5.24 – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martín, Glór, Ennis
17.5.24 – Ahmed Dickinson and Eduardo Martín, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
19.5.24 – From Antiquity to Modernity: ‘Blueprint of Modernity’, National Concert Hall, Dublin

18.5.24 – The Grand Stretch: Dan Astro X Dora Gola with Aoibheann Boyle, Whale Theatre Greystones

Folk and Traditional
13.5.24 – Tim Edey, Crawford’s at The Rostrevor Inn
14.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, The Sugar Club Dublin
15.5.24 – Lewis Barfoot, Upstairs @ The Roundy
15.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, National Opera House Wexford
15.5.24 – “A Gneeveguilla Fiddle Tribute to Denis Murphy” YouTube Premiere, Online
16.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
16.5.24 – Niall McCabe @ Cork Roots Festival, Coughlan’s, Cork
16.5.24 – Notes & Narratives – “Robbie Hannan in conversation with Seán Potts”, Na Píobairí Uilleann, Dublin
17.5.24 – Handed Down Scartaglin presents “ Tell me about Denis Murphy “ Aoife Nic Cormaic in conversation with Peter Browne, Billy Clifford, Pádraic MacMathúna, Sliabh Luachra Heritage Centre Scartaglin
17.5.24 – Lisa Canny / Music Generation Mayo: Féile Mhaigh Eo, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
17.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny
17.5.24 – Niall McCabe @ Seamus Ennis Arts Cultural Centre, Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Dublin
17.5.24 – O Deer (album launch), DeBarras Folk Club
17.5.24 – Disquiet Nights: Shadow Songs by Ceara Conway, Galway Arts Centre – Nuns Island Theatre
18.5.24 – World Fiddle Day Recital Scartaglin “ A Tribute to Denis Murphy” hosted by Aidan Connolly, Sliabh Luachra Heritage Centre Scartaglin
18.5.24 – NCH Presents: Christy Moore, National Concert Hall
18.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, The Dock Carrick-on-Shannon
18.5.24 – Two Time Polka, The Cherrytree
19.5.24 – Flook, Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
19.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Hawks Well Theatre

Jazz and Improvised
16.5.24 – The Sound of Brass – Concert Band and Big Band, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
16.5.24 – Nomadic Piano Project - Antoni O’Breskey & Band, Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club, Dublin
17.5.24 – Seasons of Sinatra - Summer Sean Hession, John Field Room National Concert Hall Dublin
18.5.24 – Judi Jackson @ West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival 2024, Tramway Theatre, Blessington
18.5.24 – 30th Anniversary Concert: Spring Jazz, Christ Church Derry/ Londonderry

16.5.24 – Cosmic Jam Open Mic, Accidental Theatre, Belfast
18.5.24 – ‘Chorus!’, The Ulster Hall Belfast
19.5.24 – Opera & Song Recital in Dublin 2 with, Lutherhaus, 24 Adelaide Road, Dublin 2

Rock and Pop
13.5.24 – The Road To The Great Escape, The Workman’s Club
13.5.24 – Keane, 3Arena, Dublin
14.5.24 – Crime & The City Solution (live /acoustic), Accidental Theatre, Belfast
14.5.24 – The Road To The Great Escape, Whelan’s
14.5.24 – The Magic of Motown, The Everyman, Cork
15.5.24 – Lemoncello, Whelan’s, Dublin
15.5.24 – My Leonard Cohen, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
16.5.24 – Eric Clapton, 3Arena, Dublin
16.5.24 – Sun Mahshene - Live at Whelan’s (Upstairs), Upstairs At Whelan’s, Dublin
16.5.24 – Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork
16.5.24 – Tom Waits for No Man, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
16.5.24 – Rhob Cunningham, Cleere’s Bar & Theatre, KIlkenny
17.5.24 – Crime & The City Solution, An Taibhdhearc, Galway
17.5.24 – Nick Mulvey, Vicar Street, Dublin
17.5.24 – Nick Mulvey, Vicar Street, Dublin
18.5.24 – Nick Mulvey, Mandela Hall, Belfast
18.5.24 – Davy Lyons, Wexford Arts Centre
19.5.24 – Ger Eaton plays the Alternative Sunday Social Club, Hyde, Dublin
19.5.24 – Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Croke Park, Dublin

16.5.24 – The Manny, Whale Theatre Greystones

England, Scotland and Wales
13.5.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade, Linbury Theatre, London
15.5.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade, Linbury Theatre, London
17.5.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade, Linbury Theatre, London
19.5.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade, Linbury Theatre, London
 – Tasting Notes: A Celebration of British Music and Wine, Voces8 Centre
16.5.24 – CMATO2 Forum Kentish Town, London
17.5.24 – Classical Legends in London, St Cuthbert’s Church 
19.5.24 – Benyounes Trio, Conway Hall

18.5.24 – Percussionist Lisa Pegher Presents A.I.RE – A One-Night Only Musical Journey from Acoustic to A.I. Generated Music, DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Manhattan
19.5.24 – Perpetual Light, All Souls Church, New York

Watch and Listen Back
16.5.24 – Sounding Seams, Laura Hyland
12.5.24 – Mystery Train with John KellyRTÉ Lyric FM
12.5.24 – The Rolling WaveRTÉ Radio 1 
11.5.24 – Folk on One, RTÉ Radio 1
10.5.24 – An Taobh TuathailRTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta
9.5.24 – The Blue of the Night with Bernard ClarkeRTÉ Lyric FM
10.5.24 – Anam Presents: Adrianne Lenker, Uly and Muireann Bradley, Other Voices

Upcoming Festivals 
10–26 May: Norfolk & Norwich Festival
15–18 May: 
The Great Escape, Brighton, UK 
14–25 May: Dublin Dance Festival
15–17 May: World Fiddle Day, Scartaglin, Co. Kerry
15–19 May: West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival
16–19 May: Songlines Encounters Festival, Kings Place, London
16 May–25 Aug: Glyndebourne Festival
17–19 May: 
Féile Róise Rua, Arranmore
17–26 May: Manchester Jazz Festival
17–26 May: International Literature Festival, Dublin
18 May: Terrain Festival – Belfast’s one day festival of new music, Accidental Theatre, Belfast
18–26 May: Cellissimo, Galway

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.

Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines     

14 May
Open Call: Musician-In-Residence
Music Network and St. John’s Theatre and Arts Centre (Listowel)

14 May
Social Media Manager
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

15 May
Senior Development Manager (Major Gifts)
Guildhall School of Music & Drama

15 May
Media and Artist Relations Officer
Warner Music Ireland

15 May
Artist Commissions
Creative Places, Edenderry

16 May
Learning & Engagement Office Coordinator

16 May
Head of School of English, Media & Creative Arts
University of Galway

17 May
Arts Promotion and Sales Manager (Grade VII)
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)

17 May
Venue Programming Sales Executive
The Helix

17 May
Befriending Performance Anxiety: Weekend Intensive

17 May
Volunteer for ILFD2024!
International Literature Festival Dublin @ Merrion Square Park

20 May
Development Assistant (Trusts and Foundations)
The Hallé

20 May
Digital Marketing Fellow

20 May
Community Engagement Manager
University of Atypical

20 May
Apply to Participate as a Delegate at Tanzmesse Dance Conference
Culture Ireland

20 May
Lecturer in Composition
University of Manchester

25 June
Music Network Music Capital Scheme 2024
Music Network


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Published on 13 May 2024

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