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Saturday 17th September.
Triskel Christchurch, 8pm.
Tickets €20/17.

Iarla O’Lionaird tours to mark the release his new solo album Foxlight on Realworld Records. Foxlight shimmers with versatility. While it is rooted in certain traditions, it is also unclassifiable and refuses to be located in one genre or another. It’s also one of Ó Lionáird’s most organic, naturalistic records to date. Instrumentation and layers are embedded in each song, but ultimately it’s about Ó Lionáird’s exquisite, sonically unique voice.

Iarla O’Lionáird grew up and learned his craft in the musical heartland of Cúil Aodha in the West Cork Gaeltacht. O’Lionáird signed to the prestigious Realworld label in the mid 1990’s he would go on to make many ground breaking recordings with the multi million selling Afro Celt Sound System receiving two Grammy nominations. Solo albums “Seven Steps to Mercy” and “Invisible Fields” brought widespread acclaim confirming O’Lionáird as one of contemporary music’s most ambitious singers and recording artists.

“O’Lionaird’s real triumph is his voice: as soft as a feather bed and as searingly sharp as a blade when the mood calls” The Irish Times

“Genius is the operative word here” Time Out

“One of the most dramatic voices in contemporary music” The Guardian

“You won’t forget the voice. A quiet storm” Mojo

Triskel acknowledges the financial support of the Arts Council.
Alma Kilmurray
PR and Marketing Manager
Tobin Street
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M: 087 136 8801.

Tues – Thurs 930 - 4pm

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Tues 13 Sept   Brad Mehldau
Thurs 15 Sept Chris Tile & Michael Daves
Sat 17 Sept     Iarla O Lionaird
Wed 28 Sept   Sam Amidon
29 Sept -3 Oct Beamish Folk Festival
Thurs 6 Oct      James Yorkston
Sat 8 Oct          Ronan Guilfoyle / Dave Liebman
28 – 30 Oct       Cork Guinness Festival

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