Déardaoin 03 Deireadh Fómhair/ Thursday 03 October
Co. Armagh born drummer/composer brought jazz to new audiences in his much-talked-about U.S. coast-to-coast residency in 2017, performing for cowboys, bikers and UFO tourists. and more recently on his 60-date tour of Irish tour of villages and islands. Over the past two years he has been developing his solo show ‘Tapes & Drums’, which features improvised drumming alongside taped dialogue of people from around the world, currently including the U.S., Donegal and China. In ‘Tapes & Drums, New York’, made during his residency there in 2018, he features the city’s citizens’ thoughts on change.
David Lyttle: drums and tapes
Dé hAoine 04 Deireadh Fómhair/ Friday 04 October
Composer, harper and sound engineer Úna Monaghan presents a concert of her compositions for harp and electronics, which fuse experimental and Irish traditional music with soundscape, electronics and improvisation.
The resultant sound is a merging of melodies, field recordings and life stories.
Úna will be joined by Pauline Scanlon for a performance of “What Haven’t We Heard?” for voice harp and electronics, commissioned by IMBOLC Festival in 2018.
Una Monaghan: harp and electronics
Pauline Scanlon: vocals
Dé Sathairn 05 Deireadh Fómhair/ Saturday 05 October
For those who like classic jazz standards delivered with style, this is for you. Galway girl Róisín, is a keeper of the flame, a vocalist who delves into the enormously rich heritage of Gershwin, Porter,and Kern, her knowledge and understanding of the genre is deep and passionate, and we can look forward to amazing things from this young woman on the cusp of a great career. With hugely versatile pianist and songwriter Eric on piano, this is a perfect way to spend your Saturday lunchtime.
Róisin Mulliez: vocals
Eric De Buitléir: piano
€7 on the door