Gillian Welch

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Birds of Chicago

Saturday, July 21st Music Generation Laois Trad Summer School Various venues, Portlaoise, all weekend, musicgenerationlaois.ie Incorporating worksh(...)

Persian-Irish band Navá

This year’s Doolin Folk Festival has its gaze planted firmly on a wide horizon with a programme that places home-grown folkies such as Scullion and Lu(...)

A festival highlight: Martha Wainwright plays Tradfest

Taking as its starting point an all-embracing notion of traditional music, Temple Bar Tradfest has captured the zeitgeist this year, whether by accide(...)

Listen to the wonders of The Horrors

Friday, October 13 Smithwick’s Soundtrack Series Whelan’s Dublin 8pm €15 eventbrite.ie Also Tuesday Dolan’s Warehouse Limerick 8pm €15 eventbrite.ie(...)

David Rawlings

If you’re going to go to the trouble of watching a total solar eclipse, it might as well be in the middle of a cornfield in Nebraska. “I had never see(...)

The measure of this impressive album is that it is the first of Rawlings’s three solo albums where the listener doesn’t immediately yearn for the thri(...)

About six months ago, Conor Oberst released his seventh solo album. Ruminations is so titled because it was written following a period of exhaustion i(...)

Sarah Jarosz: ‘I was an N’ Sync girl. It wasn’t  until I heard Nickel Creek I started to say, Oh, this is really cool’

At Christmas 1990, the most popular children’s toys - according to the Internet - were Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles figurines. Sarah Jarosz, however, (...)

If ever there was a snapshot of musical expression in all its organic glory, Anne Rynne’s debut collection is it. Having been given a guitar by her y(...)

New Zealand singer-songwriter Nadia Reid knows her terrain very well. Her likeable debut album takes its cues from that lovely strain of America(...)

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