Check out  the Julie Fowlis Spotify playlist
Nov02

Check out the Julie Fowlis Spotify playlist

From Julie’s facebook: Today’s news – my back catalogue is now finally available Spotify I’ll be making some playlists in the weeks to come but to start with I have selected 90 minutes of my own music as an intro to who I am for those who don’t know my music. There may be a surprise or two in there for those tho think they do also…!...

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Exclusive world premiere,The Jermiah’s new Album The Femme Fatale of Maine
Sep03

Exclusive world premiere,The Jermiah’s new Album The Femme Fatale of Maine

This Sunday’s Bill & Imelda Show will feature the brand new Jeremiahs CD in its World Premiere. It is The Femme Fatale of Maine, and is our immediate leader for Album of the Year here on LiveIreland. The show will start at 18:00 GMT and highlight several cuts from the album. Don’t miss this one, for sure! (Here’s a vid from their first album—we will have the brand new ones for Femme Fatale as soon as they...

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Irish Music with a Twist at The Warwick Folk Festival
Jul14

Irish Music with a Twist at The Warwick Folk Festival

After their barnstorming set at Glastonbury last year, top Irish band Goitse (pronounced gwicha) they will be on stage on Saturday and Sunday next weekend at The Warwick Folk Festival. *Goitse Forged in the white-hot creative crucible of Limerick University’s Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, the quintet have graduated with a musical maturity worthy of the greatest. They hade made a name for themselves as one of the most sought...

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Podcast: The Uilleann Pipes
Jul03

Podcast: The Uilleann Pipes

Imelda Deegan samples the sounds of some early Irish instruments and finds some stories concerning their origin. This program focuses on the making of The Bodhran, Harp and Uilleann Pipes. Producer: Aoileann Nic...

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Rose of Tralee Festival Calling All Buskers!
Jun29

Rose of Tralee Festival Calling All Buskers!

The Rose of Tralee Festival have just announced a call to street buskers to feature in their festival schedule for August. See details below. If you want your performance to bee seen by thousands of punters and worldwide press alike now is your chance:   CALLING ALL BUSKERS! Want to perform at one of Ireland's biggest Festivals? We're designating spaces for busking acts of all styles to create a feast of entertainment...

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Ed Sheeran announces Irish tour
Jun28

Ed Sheeran announces Irish tour

Breaking: Ed Sheeran just announced his 2018 lateral Irish tour: Pairc Ui Chaoimh May 4th and 5th Boucher Road Playing Fields Belfast May 9thNo Pearse Stadium Galway May 12th and 13th And Phoenix Park Dublin May 16th and 18th It’s The biggest Irish Tour EVER!! Tickets on sale July 8th @...

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New Airs with Liam O Maonlai
Jun08

New Airs with Liam O Maonlai

NEW AIRS is a classical crossover and fusion group from Ireland combining classical strings with rock/folk percussion and synthesized electronics. New Airs record live pop up studio arrangements of classic rock and pop songs at various unique venues around Ireland. The production is directed by Irish composer, arranger and producer Glen Austin. The production is centered on our NEW AIRS You Tube Channel where our live videos are...

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Allie Sherlock Gets 1.2 Million viewers busking on Grafton Street
Jun08

Allie Sherlock Gets 1.2 Million viewers busking on Grafton Street

12 year old Allie Sherlock from Cork was offered a skit on the The Ellen Show and turned it down as she wants to keep busking and performing as a hobby. Regardless we can see a huge career ahead and the vid below explains...

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Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman
May30

Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman

Here is something tasty for you! Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman from Northern Ireland have the 2017 Instrumental Album of the Year Award (The Livie) here on LiveIreland. This video is brand new, and will show you why they are the champions! We have told you all about them in the past–and we knew you would want to see this one. It is lovely....

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The old and the new: Usher’s Island.
May15

The old and the new: Usher’s Island.

Usher’s Island brings together two generations of the finest and most influential Irish traditional musicians, stretching back to the acclaimed 1970’s era of Planxty, through Andy Irvine and Dónal Lunny, and the Bothy Band, through fiddler Paddy Glackin. They follow the last incarnation of Planxty, which ended in 2005, and later LAPD – Liam (O’Flynn), Andy, Paddy and Dónal. This next chapter, which began with shows in January 2015,...

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