Roots and recitals: trad music highlights for the week ahead
Greenshine, Noel Pocock and an Góilín Singers Club night in Dublin
Greenshine: Family trio featuring Noel and Mary Shine and their daughter, Ellie
DC Music Club, Camden Row, 9pm €15 musiclee.ie, December 29th
Family trio featuring Noel and Mary Shine and their daughter, Ellie. Their repertoire is a genre-defying blend of contemporary, roots and country, with Ellie’s multi-layered voice adding a particularly intriguing dimension to the mix. This year has seen them gain a lot of airplay for their winsome single, The Girl in the Lavender Dress.
Noel Pocock, Maurice Bradley, Ciaran Kelly, Anne Buckley
The Cobblestone, 9pm, €12/€8 pipers.ie, January 2nd
Na Píobairí Uilleann presents Session with the Pipers, a monthly recital of traditional music and song. The first session of the new year features a rare Dublin appearance by fiddle and flute duet Maurice Bradley and Ciaran Kelly. Regular MC Noel Pocock with make a special appearance as guest piper and Dublin singer Anne Buckley will debut at the long-running concert series.
An Góilín Singers Club
The Teachers’ Club, 36 Parnell Square, 9pm €3 goilin.com, January 5th
Jerry O’Reilly, Fergus Russell, Frank Nugent, Mick Keeley, Antaine Ó Faracháin and Máire Ní Chróinín gather round to welcome the first night of the new season: a club night. A fine way to blow away the post-Christmas blues with a good dose of unaccompanied traditional song in any language. All singers, listeners and visitors welcome.