Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (7–12 May 2024)

Trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth performs with the Irish Chamber Orchestra in Limerick and Dublin this week.

Concerts, Festivals & Upcoming Deadlines (7–12 May 2024)

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

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11.5.24 – The Seafield Singers - Music in May, St John the Baptist Church Seafield Road West Dublin
11.5.24 – Long Night of Choral Music, St. Stephan’s Church in Baden
11.5.24 – Of Love and Eternity | Chamber Choir Ireland & Krista Audere, All Hallows Chapel, DCU
11.5.24 – Come & Sing with John Rutter, Olivier Hall
12.5.24 – A Feast of Folk, St Ann’s Church Dawson Street Dublin 2
12.5.24 – Maynooth University Chamber Choir Spring Concerts, Maynooth University
12.5.24 – Black Hills State University Concert Choir, Dublin Unitarian Church

7.5.24 – Lunchtimes with ConTempo, May, St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church, Galway
9.5.24 – Amabile Piano Duo - Domi Oh and John Fisher (USA), St Ann’s Church Dawson Street
9.5.24 – Irish Chamber Orchestra/Tine Thing Helseth - Trumpet Sounds, University Concert Hall, Limerick
10.5.24 – Irish Chamber Orchestra/Tine Thing Helseth - Trumpet Sounds, The Whyte Recital Hall, RIAM
11.5.24 – XII London Music Festival by WKMT, St Cuthbert’s Church
11.5.24 – Stanford Centenary Concert, St. Andrew’s Church, Westland Row, Dublin 2
12.5.24 – Bass Day at RIAMRIAM
12.5.24 – Sarah Beth Briggs, The Portico of Ards
12.5.24 – The Geminiani Ensemble - Alison Bury violin, John Dornenburg viola da gamba, Malcolm Proud harpsichord, The Parade Tower, Kilkenny Castle
12.5.24 – Indian classical sitar and tabla, Gandharva Loka, Dublin
12.5.24 – Bloomsbury Players with Katherine Spencer, Conway Hall
12.5.24 – Dr David Ponsford @ Whitefriar Street Church in partnership with Pipeworks, Carmelite Church, Whitefriar St

7.5.24 – “Domme and Giovanni” - a Modern Twist on a Classic Opera, La Voile
7.5.24 – Europe Here & Now : Zubin Kanga, The Studio, National Concert Hall
8.5.24 – “A Mother’s Voice” Musici Ireland, Wexford Arts Centre
8.5.24 – Buddy Mondlock & Mike Lindauer, Little Whelan’s
9.5.24 – sun, waiting for flawless / an ghrian, ag feitheamh le foirfe, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
9.5.24 – Stone Drawn Circles: In Formation, Glór
9.5.24 – Metronome: James Mackin; Stewart Agnew, The Studio National Concert Hall
10.5.24 – Roamer, Triskel Arts Centre
11.5.24 – Stone Drawn Circles, Triskel Arts Centre
11.5.24 – Dressing & McEvoy/Maguire, Unit 44 (Kirkos)
12.5.24 – Stone Drawn Circles (Dublin), The Hugh Lane Gallery
12.5.24 – Peaceline Perspectives, Sonic Lab (SARC) Queens University Belfast
12.5.24 – KRONOS: Five Decades, National Concert Hall, Dublin

7.5.24 – Declan Nerney in Concert, Draíocht, Blanchardstown
 – My Darling Clementine, Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart

8.5.24 – Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, The Everyman, Cork
9.5.24 – Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour, The Everyman, Cork
12.5.24 – Ciné Concert: Safety Last!, Irish Film Institute

Folk and Traditional
7.5.24 – Session with the Pipers - Na Píobairí Uilleann, The Cobblestone Pub, Dublin
8.5.24 – Irish world academy special event - BA World Music Exams, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
8.5.24 – Training Academy’s End Of Year Show 2024, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
8.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Pavillion Theatre
9.5.24 – Music Network presents Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Triskel Arts Centre
10.5.24 – Irish world academy special event - MA Composition and Creative Music Practice Exam, Irish World Academy, Theatre 2
10.5.24 – OM Collective, Accidental Theatre, Belfast
10.5.24 – Shine on Palestine: The Alternative Eurovision, Leisureland, Galway
10.5.24 – Shine on Palestine: The Alternative Eurovision, Axis, Ballymun
10.5.24 – Cruitirí Chill Mhantáin, Coollattin House, Co. Wicklow
10.5.24 – Dúchas agus Dóchas - Amhráin Ghaeilge an Chláir, Oriel Center, Dundalk Gaol, Dundalk
10.5.24 – Niall McCabe @ The Linenhall, The Linenhall Arts Centre
10.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Baltimore Fiddle Fair, Cork
10.5.24 – ITSC May Singing Session, McFeeley’s Bar Clonmany
11.5.24 – Handed Down Scartaglin presents “ Denis Murphy and Johnny O Leary’s Musical Partnership “ presented by Bryan O Leary, Sliabh Luachra Heritage Centre Scartaglin
11.5.24 – Whitchurch Folk Festival, All Hallows Church
11.5.24 – An afternoon of folk, old-time and bluegrass with The Frockens, Rathfarnham Castle
11.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, The Malthouse, Stradbally, Co. Laois
11.5.24 – Niall McCabe, Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady
11.5.24 – Dúchas agus Dóchas - Amhráin Ghaeilge an Chláir, Comharchumann Rath Chairn
11.5.24 – Greenshine, On the Pig’s Back Deli, St. Patrick’s Woollen Mills, Douglas…
11.5.24 – NCH Presents: Christy Moore, National Concert Hall
11.5.24 – Niall McCabe @ Roe Valley Arts Centre, Roe Valley Arts Centre, Limavady
11.5.24 – Kimmie Rhodes, Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Dublin
12.5.24 – Perry Hall Folk Music Night, featuring Tony Denikos, Perry Hall United Methodist Church
12.5.24 – Ger Wolfe in concert., The Cherrytree
12.5.24 – Camilla Griehsel’s Mamasongue, Cork Opera House
12.5.24 – Ceiliúradh Cruitireachta – Happy Birthday Mary O’Hara – with Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra and Band, An Taibhdhearc, Galway
12.5.24 – Roo Geddes and Neil Sutcliffe for Music for Wexford, The Sky and The Ground
12.5.24 – Niall McCabe @ Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Sunflower Public House, Belfast
12.5.24 – Flook with special guest Patsy Reid, Clifden Arts Society at Station House Theatre, Clifden, Co. Galway

Jazz and Improvised
9.5.24 – Roamer Irish Tour 2024, Billy Byrne’s, Kilkenny
10.5.24 – George Colligan Quartet, Wexford Arts Centre
10.5.24 – Roamer Irish Tour 2024, Triskel Arts Centre
10.5.24 – Carole Nelson Trio, Westport Jazz Club at Clew Bay Hotel
11.5.24 – Roamer Irish Tour 2024, The Model Sligo
12.5.24 – Roamer, Courthouse Arts Center @ Coollattin House
12.5.24 – Roamer Irish Tour 2024, Tinahely Courthouse Arts Centre

11.5.24 – Lecture: What Ireland Can Teach the World About Music – Toner Quinn, Farmleigh House & Estate, Phoenix Park, Dublin

Literary and Musical Event
10.5.24 – Hollie McNish & Michael Pedersen, St John’s Church of Ireland, Ashe Street, Tralee

Musical Theatre
9.5.24 – Dolly and Mick presented by Heartfelt Productions, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
11.5.24 – Time to Shine presented by The Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
12.5.24 – Time to Shine presented by The Oliver Hurley School of Musical Theatre, Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

7.5.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade, Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
9.5.24 – Irish National Opera presents: Vivaldi’s L’Olimpiade (Concert Performance), Aula Maxima, Maynooth University

Rock and Pop
8.5.24 – Chasing Abbey, 3Olympia Theatre
9.5.24 – Darius Rucker, 3Olympia Theatre
10.5.24 – My Leonard Cohen, The Everyman, Cork
10.5.24 – Crime and the City Solution, Áras Éanna, Inis Oírr, Aran Islands, Co. Galway
11.5.24 – The Frank & Walters - Acoustic Duo, Whale Theatre Greystones
12.5.24 – Crime & The City Solution, Abhainn Studio

Watch and Listen Back
6.5.24 – Mystery Train with John KellyRTÉ Lyric FM
6.5.24 – The Blue of the Night with Bernard ClarkeRTÉ Lyric FM
6.5.24 – An Taobh TuathailRTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta
6.5.24 – Arena, RTÉ Radio 1
5.5.24 – The Rolling WaveRTÉ Radio 1 
4.5. 24 – Folk on One, RTÉ Radio 1
4.5.24 – The Land Without Music?BBC Radio 3
2.5.24 – Ceol a’ Ghleanna with Ciarán Ó Maonaigh, RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta
16.4.24 – Cumasc: Seisiúin sa Black Gate, TG4

Upcoming Festivals 
2–12 May: Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, Belfast
9–12 May: Fiddle Fair, Baltimore, Cork
15–18 May: The Great Escape, Brighton, UK 
10–12 May: Ceol na gCruach, Glenties, Co. Donegal
10–26 May: 
Norfolk & Norwich Festival
11 May: 
Whitchurch Folk Festival, Hampshire, England
11 May: Robert Tressell Festival, Dublin
15–19 May: West Wicklow Chamber Music Festival, Blessington, Co. Wicklow
18–26 May: Cellissimo, Galway

See a full list of upcoming festivals here.

Upcoming Job and Funding Deadlines     

9 May
Touring of Work Scheme
The Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon

10 May
Creative Clusters 2024
Department of Education

10 May
RTÉ Short Story Competition

10 May
UCD School of Music Associate Conductor
University College Dublin (UCD)

10 May
Volunteer Coordinator
Dublin Fringe Festival

12 May
Technical and Production Director

12 May
NSO: Section Leader Clarinet
National Concert Hall

12 May
Events and Marketing Assistant
Irish Writers Centre

13 May
Philanthropy Officer
Royal College of Music

13 May
Resident Assistant Director
Kiln Theatre, London

13 May
Artist in the Community Scheme Artist Mentoring Award
Create Ireland

13 May
Digital Marketing Officer

17 May
Venue Programming Sales Executive
The Helix

25 June
Music Network Music Capital Scheme 2024
Music Network


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Published on 7 May 2024

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