Music at the Riverbank, Newbridge

Forthcoming single from Sharon Shannon's album Flying Circus.

Music at the Riverbank, Newbridge

The Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge has an exciting season of music coming up, featuring Sharon Shannon, Gerry Diver's Speech Project, Scullion and the Gloaming, the Unusual History of Ether, Julie Feeney, Mick Coady's Synergy and the saxophone quartet.

The Riverbank Arts Centre in Newbridge, Co Kildare has an exciting season of music coming up.

From the traditional music world they feature Sharon Shannon, playing this Wednesday coming, 26 September; Gerry Diver’s Speech Project, on Friday, 19 October; Scullion, playing Saturday, 3 November; and the Gloaming, to play on Thursday, 6 November.

Folk and singer-songwriters are represented in the programme by the Unusual History of Ether (the partnership of Irish singer-songwriter Rebecca Collins and Danish guitarist Mikkel Ploug), playing Thursday, 1 November; and Julie Feeney, who will play on Saturday, 24 November.

From the jazz world Mick Coady’s Synergy, which brings together five young jazz musicians from the UK, Ireland and the US and features renowned composer and alto saxophonist David Binne, is coming up on Friday, 26 October; the saxophone quartet are playing on Sunday, 11 November.

From her Flying Circus album, recorded with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra, Shannon is shortly releasing the track ‘Top Dog Gaffo’ as a single and funny video of her canine pals to raise money for the animal rescue and adoption Galway charity, MADRA.

Published on 24 September 2012

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