Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (27 November–3 December 2023)

Gurriers perform at Other Voices in Dingle this weekend (Photo: Tori Gimblett).

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (27 November–3 December 2023)

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

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Children and Young People
1.12.23 – PLAYground Orchestra Family Christmas Singalong, Draíocht, Blanchardstown

1.12.23 – SingOutwest, The Linenhall Arts Centre
2.12.23 – Carmina Burana & Choral Fantasia, University Concert Hall, Limerick
3.12.23 – Fleischmann Choir – Te Deum, St Finbarr’s South Church (South Parish)

28.11.23 – Vanbrugh & Friends in Castleconnell, All Saints’ Church Castleconnell Co. Limerick
29.11.23 – Anna Dennis soprano, Jonas Nordberg lute, Liam Byrne viola da gamba - English Jacobean and Italian Early Baroque music, Tudor Kitchen, Rothe House, Kilkenny
30.11.23 – MfG Lunchtime concert: Andreea Banciu & Aileen Cahill, Emily Anderson Concert Hall, University of Galway
30.11.23 – Chopin by Candlelight, St John’s Church Knockainey
1.12.23 – Student Showcase: Unleashing the Talent, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin
1.12.23 – Irish Baroque Orchestra presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’ with Chamber Choir Ireland, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin
1.12.23 – Chopin by Candlelight, Christ Church Castlebar
2.12.23 – The Spotlight Chamber Music Series IV, Triskel Arts Centre
2.12.23 – A Christmas Celebration - Susie Gibbons (soprano) & Niall Kinsella (piano), St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin
2.12.23 – Handel’s Messiah, St Peter’s Church, Bandon, Co Cork
2.12.23 – Christmas Spirit - Annual Christmas Concert, St Columba’s Church Binden St Ennis
2.12.23 – Marble City Music Festival, Saint John’s Priory, John Street, Kilkenny City
2.12.23 – Patrick Rafter and Fiachra Garvey, Saint John’s Priory, John Street, Kilkenny City
3.12.23 – Vivaldi 4 seasons with Patrick Rafter/Contempo String Quartet/Rachel Factor, Saint John’s Priory, John Street, Kilkenny City
3.12.23 – A Christmas Sing-Along, The MAC, Belfast

28.11.23 – Contemporary Duo, Black Box Theatre, Galway
1.12.23 – Sparky Conversations #9: New Music and the (Experience) Economy with Dr Stephen Graham, The Contemporary Music Centre
1.12.23 – Under the Sky, Sonic Lab (SARC) Queens University Belfast
3.12.23 – ALEA Ensemble Dublin with Mikhail DIORDIIEV (P.f.), University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG), Austria

29.11.23 – A Christmas Country with the Stars, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
30.11.23 – Xmas Country With The Stars, The Civic, Tallaght
2.12.23 – The Trudi Lalor Christmas Concert, The Source Arts Centre Thurles Co.Tipperary

1.12.23 – All The Relations, Dance Cork Firkin Crane

Early Music
28.11.23 – Anna Dennis, Jonas Nordberg & Liam Byrne, 1 Windmill Lane
29.11.23 – Anna Dennis, Jonas Nordberg & Liam Byrne, Rothe House and Gardens
30.11.23 – Anna Dennis, Jonas Nordberg & Liam Byrne, The Edmund Rice Chapel Waterford

1.12.23 – Ordnance Survey - Turas Album Launch (Sound Installation) - Free Entry, Museum of Literature Ireland
2.12.23 – Oram Awards: Vivienne Griffin / OULAN, Accidental Theatre, Belfast

Folk and Traditional
28.11.23 – Gig for Gaza: Lankum, The Mary Wallopers, Damien Dempsey, Lisa O’Neill and more, 3Arena, Dublin
28.11.23 – Phil Coulter – Four Score and Then, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
29.11.23 – Gig do Ghaza, Stiúideo Cuan, An Spidéal
29.11.23 – Radio Kerry presents The Irish Rambling House, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
29.11.23 – Lewis Barfoot - HOME album tour, Little Whelan’s
30.11.23 – Music Network & glór present: Resonate Residency Performance: Zoé Basha, Anna Mullarkey & Erin Hennessey, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
30.11.23 – Lucy Farrell, Live to your Living Room (Online)
30.11.23 – John Spillane, The ISACS Network / Wexford Arts Centre
30.11.23 – Beki Hemingway, Bridge Hotel, Arklow
1.12.23 – Revue Album Launch, Accidental Theatre, Belfast
1.12.23 – Kevin Burke, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
2.12.23 – Huun Huur Tu – 30th Anniversary Show, Live At St. Luke’s
2.12.23 – Huun Huur Tu, Ballinglen Musuem of Art
2.12.23 – Alistair Anderson, Live to your Living Room (Online)
3.12.23 – Music at Midday, Crawford Art Gallery
3.12.23 – Lewis Barfoot – Home Album Tour, Cill Rialaig Arts Centre
3.12.23 – ‘Say Old Man’ album launch, Whelan’s, Dublin
3.12.23 – Scoil Samhraidh Willie ClancyTG4

Jazz and Improvised
30.11.23 – Curtis Stigers, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
2.12.23 – The Tommy Halferty Trio featuring Philippe Aerts, Arthurs Blues n’ Jazz Club

Musical Theatre
1.12.23 – Cinderella-The Academy of Dance Annual Show, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
2.12.23 – Cinderella-The Academy of Dance Annual Show, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
2.12.23 – Beauty and the Beast, The Everyman, Cork
2.12.23 – The Lost Boy: Street Scenes and Soldiers’ Tales - A Salon Series Event, The MAC, Belfast

3.12.23 – An Afternoon of Opera with Jade Phoenix & Friends, Whale Theatre Greystones

Rock and Pop
29.11.23 – Sorcha Richardson, National Concert Hall
30.11.23 – CMAT, 3Olympia Theatre, Dublin
30.11.23 – ABBA Forever – The Christmas Show, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
1.12.23 – Festive Tea Dance featuring The Soda Popz, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart
1.12.23 – Vibes – Disco night with DJ Ronan Buggy, Wexford Arts Centre
1.12.23 – Red Hurley, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
1.12.23–3.12.23 – Other Voices Dingle Distillery Music Trail, Dingle, Co. Kerry
1.12.23–3.12.23 – Other Voices 2023: Kae Tempest, Griff, Villagers, The Murder Capital, BC Camplight, St James’ Church, Dingle
1.12.23 – Cian DucrotTLT Theatre, Drogheda
2.12.23 – An Evening with Curtis Stigers, glór, Friar’s Walk, Ennis
3.12.23 – The Everyman Sunday Songbook: Ultimate Christmas Show, The Everyman, Cork

England, Scotland and Wales
2.12.23 – Lady Nade, Bristol Beacon
3.12.23 – Westmorland Orchestra Family Christmas Concert, Kendal Leisure Centre Kendal, Scotland
3.12.23 – Music for Guitar – Stelios Kyriakidis, Green Note, London

2.12.23 – Messiah Sing!, Union Theological Seminary, New York
2.12.23 – Welcome Yule: Sing Lullaby, Union Theological Seminary, New York
3.12.23 – Crimson Roses: The Musica Viva NY Commissions, All Souls Church, New York
3.12.23 – Welcome Yule Brooklyn: Sing Lullaby, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, New York

Upcoming Festivals 

1–3 Dec: Other Voices, Dingle
1–3 Dec: Éigse Dhiarmuid Uí Shúilleabháin, Muscraí, Co. Cork
2 Dec: MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards, Aberdeen Music Hall
27–31 Dec: Scoil Gheimhridh Ghaoth Dobhair, Donegal 

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.


Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines  

28 November
Planning Officer
Royal Scottish National Orchestra

28 November
Marketing and Communications Manager
Chineke! Foundation

28 November
Deputy Artistic Director
Chineke! Foundation

29 November
Taking Charge of Your Performance Career 2023:Engaging with Venues (Limerick)
Belltable, Limerick

30 November
Symphony San Sebastián Competition
County Hall Arts

30 November
Digital Marketing Specialist
The Playhouse Theatre & Arts Centre, Derry

30 November
Organist / Choir Director
Monkstown Church

30 November
Operations Manager
Poetry Ireland

30 November
Venue & Volunteer Manager
Dublin International Film Festival

30 November
Open Call for Artists
European Digital Deal

30 November
Young Musicians Development Lead
Opera North

30 November
Anthology Travel Writing Competition 2023
Anthology Magazine

30 November
Anthology Photography Competition 2023
Anthology Magazine

30 November
Artist In Residence
The Guesthouse, Cork

1 December
Culture Ireland Regular Funding
Culture Ireland

1 December
Executive Director
Dublin Fringe Festival

1 December
Culture Ireland Regular Funding
Culture Ireland

4 December
Young Programmes Coordinator
Royal Northern College of Music

4 December
Young Programmes Administrator
Royal Northern College of Music

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 27 November 2023

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