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love:live music launches with over 200 free live music events around the country on 21st June

-Lá Ceoil Free Concert Announced for love:live music on 21st June-

Musicians from the Royal Irish Academy of Music today joined Jimmy Deenihan TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, and Moore Street traders in Dublin for an impromptu musical performance on one of Dublin’s most iconic streets to announce the launch of love:live music, Ireland’s National Music Day on 21st June.  This day-long celebration of Irish music of all genres will see thousands of musicians stage free live music events across the country.  love:live music is presented by Music Network in association with RTÉ lyric fm and is funded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and The Arts Council.

Permalink - Posted: May 16, 2012 at 11:59 am

The London Lasses & Pete Quinn

A special performance as part of the Green Note Folk Fest, featuring special guest
Lorraine Jordan.

The London Lasses and Pete Quinn celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2010 with the release of their fourth album, By Night & By Day. Reviewing the album in Irish American News, critic Bill Margeson called the band “the best female group in Irish music”. Earle Hitchner in The Irish Echo commented that “ten of the 13 tracks are superb and will undoubtedly enhance the already strong reputation of the band.”

Highlight performances to support the release included the London album launch at LSO St Luke’s, an album launch tour of Ireland, plus sell-out shows at the Liverpool Irish Festival, Return to Camden Town festival and the Leeds Gathering Festival.

Permalink - Posted: May 8, 2012 at 2:13 pm