Missed an earlier news item? Visit the news archive.

IMRO Showcases & Masterclasses at Temple Bar TradFest

The 8th annual Temple Bar TradFest takes place in Dublin later this month with events scheduled in various venues. Having gained a reputation as the one of the biggest and best traditional Irish music and culture festivals in Ireland, the festival is now a firm fixture on the national and international festival calendar.

As part of the festival, IMRO will be hosting a series of traditional music showcases at the New Theatre, Temple Bar on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th January in an effort to highlight the high quality of emerging artists in Traditional music in Ireland.

After a call for submissions from traditional artists throughout the country, four acts have been chosen to take part in the showcases – Tremolo, Réalta, Enda Seery and JP Trio featuring Niamh Farrell.

Entry to the events is free of charge but due to limited capacity, booking is essential. Please email or call 01 661 4844 to reserve your seat.

Showcase 1: Thursday, 24th January Doors 6pm

Tremolo – 6:30pm

Réalta – 7:10pm

Showcase 2: Friday, 25th January Doors 6pm

Enda Seery – 6:30pm

JPTrio & Niamh Farrell – 7:10pm

Both showcases will take place in The New Theatre, 43 Essex Street East, Dublin 2.

IMRO will also host two masterclasses at The New Theatre on Saturday 26th January hosted by John Spillane and Charlie Lennon. Both events are also free to attend but places must be booked in advance through or 01 661 4844.

Masterclasses - Saturday 26th January

John Spillane – 11am

Charlie Lennon – 2pm

Visit for details on all the events taking place throughout this five day festival!

Permalink - Posted: January 11, 2013 at 1:03 pm