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Gypsy Folk Klub

01/05/2015 - 20:00
Gypsy Folk Klub
£7.00

Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin are delighted to be the new host venue of one of the local music scene’s most popular nights: the Gypsy Folk Klub. Each event plays host to an eclectic mix of folk and world music acts and is curated by the popular Derry-based band Balkan Alien Sound.

Balkan Alien Sound are a high octane, dance driven, folk fusion outfit that offer a mix of Irish, Klezmer, Gypsy and Balkan styles to create distinctive and infectious music, setting them apart as world music trail blazers in Ireland.

Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan

02/05/2015 - 20:00
Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz & Aoife O'Donovan
£15

All mainstays of the acoustic, folk and roots music world, Sara Watkins, Sarah Jarosz and Aoife O’Donovan crossed paths many times throughout their careers. So it comes as nosurprise that, after an impromptu performance at the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival, all the pieces fell into place for these three acclaimed musicians to collaborate. Watkins, Jarosz and O’Donovan’s first performance will be at 2015’s Celtic Connections Festival in Scotland, an event at which they have each performed individually.

The Birdsong Project

09/05/2015 - 20:00
The Birdsong Project
£4.00

The Bird Song Project is a traditional song project which was devised and produced by Aileen Lambert and Michael Fortune. The project is based around the collection and performance of songs, from within the Irish tradition, which feature or reference birds or birdsong. The bird songs will be performed at five concerts which will take place in the four provinces of Ulster, Leinster, Munster and Connaught with a fifth concert in Dublin. The Ulster singers will include: John Tunney, Brigid Tunney, Jim MacFarland, Jackie Boyce, Grace Toland, Rita Gallagher and Maurice Leyden.