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Irish debut for new Dervish multi media show at Tri Pod
10th April 2008, Tri Pod, Dublin - Tickets On Sale Now

Known worldwide for their innovative and progressive approach to Irish roots music, trad giants Dervish are now taking Irish music to new heights and bringing their new multi media experience to Irish audiences for the first time in Tri Pod, Dublin on April 10th 2008! Tickets are limited in numbers for this fully seated show and can be purchased from Ticketmaster or online at

This one night extravaganza will showcase their spectacular multi media show which was designed to bring Irish music into a new age mixing audio visual animation footage with old Irish music archival material.

This new concept was designed by animation artist John Callanan assisted by Dervish band member Brian McDonagh. The exciting production was launched with sensational effect in the USA at the APAP ( Association of Performing Arts Presenters) music conference at New York’s Hilton in January with the cream of American performing arts presenters present, who book out some of the USA’s biggest music halls. Irish TV audiences got a taste of the exciting stage production on a recent RTE TV special featuring the band entitled “Dervish with friends”.

Band member Shane Mitchell said, “We are very excited about our new stage production and this very much signals the direction the band are going in terms of our live performances. If Irish music wants to stand with the best, this is the way to go. We were overwhelmed with the reaction at APAP in New York and to our recent RTE special at Christmas”, Mitchell added.

Dublin’s Tri Pod is one of a number of selected international dates where Dervish will be presenting this new departure for their native music where tradition embraces innovation

It’s set to be one of the most exciting dates on the Irish music calendar this year as one of Ireland’s best live acts make a rare Dublin appearance.

Tickets are limited in numbers for this fully seated show and can be purchased directly from Ticketmaster or online at

For further information contact:
Carmody Smith PR
01 2602664 / 086 1741882

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