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MUSIC NETWORK TOUR
www.musicnetwork.ie
September
8 The Sugar Club, Dublin 2
10 Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda
11 Glór, Ennis
12 Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray
13 Tipperary Excel Centre, Tipperary
14 Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar
16 Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo
17 The Dock, Carrick–on– Shannon
18 Station House Theatre, Clifden
19 Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny
20 McGrory’s of Culdaff, Inishowen

NATIONAL CONCERT HALL DUBLIN
www.nch.ie
July
9 The High Kings

FINBAR FUREY
www.finbarfurey.com
June
12 Vicar St, Dublin
14 Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore
July
2 Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney
3 Tower Hotel, Waterford

LÚNASA
www.lunasa.ie
June
17 The Dock, Carrick on Shannon
19 Jim Dowling Festival, Glengarriff
20 Milltown Midsummer Trad Festival, Milltown Malbay, Co. Clare
21 An Coire Maghera
24 Hawkswell Theatre, Sligo
26 Duncairn Centre for Arts, Belfast
27 Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, The Naul, Dublin

THE WILLIS CLAN
www.thewillisclan.com
Release New Album: Heaven May 29th, 2015
June
5 The Market Place Theatre, Armagh
6 Culturlann, Derry
9 The Set Theatre, Kilkenny
14 McGrorys Culdaff, Donegal
19 St Johns Theatre, Listowel,
Co. Kerry
21 INEC Acoustic Club, Killarney
24 Roots, Boots & Banjos, Galway
26 Town Hall, Westport

DERVISH
www.dervish.ie
June
13 Bangor Community Folk Festival, Co. Down

CHRISTY MOORE
www.christymoore.com
On Tour with Maírtín O’Connor, Cathal Hayden, Seamie O’Dowd, Jimmy Higgins
June
12 Dungannon Leisure Centre
19 Derry, Millennium Forum
20 Derry, Millennium Forum
July
On Tour with Declan Sinnott and Jim Higgins
4 Live At The Marquee, Cork
5 Kilruddery House Wicklow, Groove Festival
17 Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran

ANDY IRVINE
www.andyirvine.com
July
17 The Pillar House, Ballinasloe

THE FUREYS
www.thefureys.com
July
11 Killarney, Gleneagle Hotel
17 The City Hotel, Derry
25 Community Centre, Castlelyons
August
21 Gleneagle Hotel, Killarney

GOITSE
www.goitse.ie
June
26 Fisherstown Trad Fest,
Co. Laois
July
17 Whelans Live, Dublin

DAMIEN DEMPSEY
www.damiendempsey.com
June
20 Spirit Store, Dundalk

DECLAN O’ROURKE
www.declanorourke.com
June
13 The Pavilion, Cork
27 Killarney Festival of Music & Food, Killarney
July
17 Roisin Dubh (Galway Arts Festival), Galway
18 Killary Sessions, Leenane
Co. Galway

CARMEL GUNNING
www.facebook.com/carmelgunning
July
13–16 Ceol na Coille Summer School, Letterkenny,
Co. Donegal
30 Strokestown House,
Co. Roscommon
August
5 Carmel Gunning International Summer School of Irish Trad Music, Co. Sligo

THE KILFENORA CÉILÍ BAND
www.kilfenoraceiliband.com
July
6 Willie Clancy Céilí
8 Willie Clancy Céilí
14 Shanaglish Open Air Céilí
17 Munster Fleadh, Nenagh Céilí
24 Phil Murphy Concert
August
1 Ballyshannon Folk Festival Concert
18 Rose of Tralee Open Air Concert
22 Mohill, Co. Leitrim Open Air Céilí

GLÓR ENNIS
www.glor.ie
The Celtic Connections International Music Project
July
3 This is a feat of cultural bonding inspired by The Wild Atlantic: Brian Hanlon from Boston, USA; Anxo Lorenzo from Galicia, Spain; Eoghan Neff from Cork, Blackie O’ Connell from Clare, Cyril O’Donoghue from Clare and Hilda Orvarsdotirr is from Iceland
25 Dave Flynn and The Clare Memory Orchestra with Martin Hayes

SEAMUS ENNIS CENTRE
www.tseac.ie
June
20 Summer Solstice Session,  Kíla & The Railsplitters
27 Lúnasa
July
11

NA PÍOBAIRÍ UILLEANN
Session with the Pipers At The Cobblestone Bar Dublin
July
7 Pádraig McGovern (Uilleann Pipes), Peter Carberry (Accordion), Fergus Russell (Songs), Siobhán Armstrong (Harp)

BURREN SUMMER SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND CULTURE
July 20th–26th, 2015
www.clarememoryorchestra.com
A Unique New Summer School & Festival in the Beautiful Burren Area of North Clare. Developed by Dave Flynn & The Clare Memory Orchestra in Association with Music Generation Clare featuring Traditional, Classical and Jazz Music Combined with Burren Cultural Activities.
Concerts featuring: Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill; Dave Flynn & The Clare Memory Orchestra; Ensemble Eriu; D.F.F; Brid Harper, Dermot Byrne & Floriane Blancke; Agnew Mc Allister Duo; Jaskane Café Trio; Tony Trundle & Friends; Guest of Honour Chris Droney & Family and more TBA.
Music classes and sessions with Clare Memory Orchestra members Mick O’Brien, Dave Flynn, Aoife Ní Bhriain, Bjorn Bantock, Eimear McGeown, Etain McCooey, Eimear McGeown, Cormac Ó Briain, Ciara Ní Bhriain, Billy Mag Fhloinn, Aidan Dunphy, Alex Borwick, Jack Talty, Neil O’Loghlen and Matthew Berrill.

IRISH MUSIC FESTIVALS AND SUMMER SCHOOLS
BLAS 2015 OFFICIAL OPENING
University of Limerick
www.blas.ie
The Blas 2015 Summer School will be officially opened by radio presenter/producer, musician and scholar Peter Browne on Monday June 22nd at 5.30pm. Public events will be posted on the Blas website nearer to the opening date.

IRELAND FOLK FEST
July 24th – 26th, 2015
INEC KILLARNEY
www.inec.ie
The Acts performing at the weekend include: Tinariwen, Moving Hearts & special Guests, The Unthanks, Liam O’Flynn w/ Mícheál ó Súilleabháin, Paddy Glackin & Neil Martin, Martin Hayes with Iarla Ó Lionáird, Sharon Shannon, Julie Fowlis, Danú, Máirtín O’Connor Trio, Ríona & Matt Griffin, Fiddlers’ Bid, Luka Bloom, Begley and Cooney, Kíla, Catriona McKay and Chris Stout, Aldoc, Moxie, Lumiere, Tim Eriksen, New Road, Koshka, The Whileaways, Brian O’Leary and Friends, Outdoor Céilí with The Tulla Céilí Band, Druce and Jones, The Lost Brothers and more to be announced.

CCÉ FLEADHS
www.comhaltas.ie
June
13 Fermanagh Fleadh Derrygonnelly, Co. Fermanagh
18–20 Tyrone Fleadh, Dún Uladh Regional Resource Centre
18–20 Clare Fleadh, Kilfenora, Co. Clare
25–27 Kerry Fleadh, Causeway, Co. Kerry
25–27 Down Fleadh, Warrenpoint, Co. Down