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Wednesday 22nd – Sunday 26th October 2014 Festival of traditional Irish music, song and dance 5 days of concerts, set dancing céilís, album launches, sessions, workshops and more Featuring: Brock McGuire Band/ Macalla (30th Year Anniversary)/ Donal Murphy Band/ The London Lasses and Chris O’Malley/ CrossHarbour/ Maggie Boyle/ Tony Ryan/ Artisan Row/ ALBUM LAUNCHES: Tommy […]
Dermot Byrne (TG4 Gradam Ceoil Musician of the Year 2013) & Floriane Blancke In Concert Sunday 8th December 2013 “Bare-boned, spare arrangements that leave nowhere to hide…….Byrne and Blancke manage to cleanse palates long jaded by the overdrive of ensembles on full throttle.” – Siobhan Long – The Irish Times “ This is an album that is refreshingly different […]
Preparations for the 2013 Return to Camden Town Festival of Traditional Irish Music, Song & Dance are in full swing. View the full programme listing and purchase tickets online.
John Carty Festival Band: John Carty Festival Band features John Carty (fiddle, banjo, tenor guitar, flute), James Carty (fiddle), Shane McGowan (guitar), Kieran Munnelly (snare drum, flute), Kevin Doherty (double bass) plus special guests: Maggie Carty (banjo, vocal), Colm Gannon (accordion), Daoiri Farrell (vocal, bouzouki). The band were launched in 2012 at the Boyle Arts […]
Dónal Lunny, John Carty and Séamus Begley From Leitrim to London, Ireland’s leading musicians play Return to Camden Town Festival. On Sunday 27th October, over twenty of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians are coming together for a special concert and launch of ‘The Leitrim Equation 3 CD’. The concert, which is supported by Waterways Ireland, is part […]
“I saw the future of trad music and its name is Crossharbour.” Tony Lawless, Tradconnect. *** THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT*** CrossHarbour are an exciting new band emerging from the thriving London Irish music scene. The band showcases the talents of Órlaith McAuliffe, 19-times All Ireland Champion – including, in 2011, Senior All-Ireland Champion on […]
June McCormack: June comes from Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. She won the senior flute competition at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann in 1998. In the same year, June was presented with the Young Traditional Musician of the Year award by TG4 (Irish Language T.V. Channel). A primary school teacher by profession, June has published two flute tutorial […]
Tara Connaghan and Ronan Galvin have been playing music together for many years. Both are strongly connected with the southwest Donegal fiddle style and repertoire and both teach at the annual Glencolmcille Fiddle School run by Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí. Tara Connaghan is a fiddle player from Glenties, Co. Donegal, in the North West of […]
Star of Munster Céilí Band will be performing at this year’s Return to Camden Town Festival.
For more than a decade, The London Lasses have brought their music to some of the world’s most prestigious festivals and concert halls, including Cambridge Folk Festival, the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), Glastonbury, Ballyshannon, Philadelphia Irish Festival and the Royal Albert Hall, where they performed the first ever BBC Proms céilí as part of the 2008 season. […]