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News Ireland Music: People in Business: Thomas Landers of West Springfield named to Irish Cultural Center of Western New England Board of Directors

Published on: Wednesday 24 June 2020
People in Business: Thomas Landers of West Springfield named to Irish Cultural Center of Western New England Board of Directors
News source: https://www.masslive.com/business/2020/06/people-in-business-thomas-landers-of-west-springfield-named-to-irish-cultural-center-of-western-new-england-board-of-directors.html

Local educator and West Springfield resident Thomas Landers has been named to a seat on the Irish Cultural Center of Western New England Board of Directors. Landers is a West Springfield resident who ...

News Ireland Music: Courtney Act Announces Brand New UK and Ireland Tour

Published on: Monday 22 June 2020
Courtney Act Announces Brand New UK and Ireland Tour
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/uk-regional/article/Courtney-Act-Announces-Brand-New-UK-and-Ireland-Tour-20200623

Courtney Act announces today her return to the UK and Ireland with critically acclaimed show 'Fluid' in Spring 2021 [23.06].

News Ireland Music: XMusic's Gerry Forde: "It was amazing to see the resilience of the music community"

Published on: Friday 26 June 2020
XMusic's Gerry Forde: "It was amazing to see the resilience of the music community"
News source: https://www.hotpress.com/music/xmusics-gerry-forde-it-was-amazing-to-see-the-resilience-of-the-music-community-22820687

XMusic’s flagship store at the Red Cow Retail Centre has been an essential site of pilgrimage for Ireland’s music community since throwing open its doors...

News Ireland Music: BBC Northern Ireland Announces Emma Dunseith as Head of Content Production

Published on: Thursday 14 November 2019
BBC Northern Ireland Announces Emma Dunseith as Head of Content Production
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/BBC-Northern-Ireland-Announces-Emma-Dunseith-as-Head-of-Content-Production-20191114

The appointment will see Emma play an integral role in the delivery of BBC Northern Ireland's content across all in-house production outside of News and Current Affairs, including factual, ...

News Ireland Music: ‘Riverdance’ Was Years Ago. Colin Dunne Makes Quiet Music Now.

Published on: Friday 08 November 2019
‘Riverdance’ Was Years Ago. Colin Dunne Makes Quiet Music Now.
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/08/arts/dance/colin-dunne-irish-dance.html

“The music is pumping, you’re pumping, everybody’s pumping, and the audience wants to be pumped — the whole thing is based on a kind of adrenaline rush,” he said via Skype from Limerick, in southwest ...

News Ireland Music: Northern Ireland music agent Paul Charles managed his first group at 15 and went on to work with Van Morrison, Robert Plant

Published on: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Northern Ireland music agent Paul Charles managed his first group at 15 and went on to work with Van Morrison, Robert Plant
News source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/life/features/northern-ireland-music-agent-paul-charles-managed-his-first-group-at-15-and-went-on-to-work-with-van-morrison-robert-plant-and-ray-davies-before-forging-a-successful-career-as-a-crime-novelist-38685768.html

"And I added: 'It's not that anything will happen other than the fact that we'll shut down the entertainment in these universities at a time when we really need music coming into Ireland'. "So I said: ...

News Ireland Music: A Celebration of Irish Whiskey

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
A Celebration of Irish Whiskey
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/21/dining/irish-whiskey-festival-new-york.html

An event billed as the first Irish whiskey festival in New York will take place on Nov. 2 at Pier A Harbor House, featuring tastings, cocktails, seminars, food and music. It’s organized by Sean ...

News Ireland Music: Adam Ireland leaves Athletes Voice for Universal Music Australia’s creative agency Bring

Published on: Monday 21 October 2019
Adam Ireland leaves Athletes Voice for Universal Music Australia’s creative agency Bring
News source: https://mumbrella.com.au/adam-ireland-leaves-athletes-voice-for-universal-music-australias-creative-agency-bring-603271

Chief revenue officer at Athletes Voice, Adam Ireland, has left the business to join Universal Music Australia’s creative agency Bring. Ireland will take on the role of general manager of brand ...

News Ireland Music: Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill Presents "Christmas in Ireland"

Published on: Sunday 20 October 2019
Irish Tenor Emmet Cahill Presents "Christmas in Ireland"
News source: https://patch.com/ohio/strongsville/irish-tenor-emmet-cahill-presents-christmas-ireland

"Christmas music and church music have always held a special place in my musical life. My best memories are singing in church with my father playing the organ and my siblings performing alongside me.

News Ireland Music: Martin Kohlstedt Announces UK and Ireland Tour

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
Martin Kohlstedt Announces UK and Ireland Tour
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwmusic/article/Martin-Kohlstedt-Announces-UK-and-Ireland-Tour-20190909

This fall, Martin Kohlstedt will be taking his acclaimed album 'Ströme', out via Warner Classics, on tour through four famed cities in the UK and Ireland. A collaboration between the German composer and pianist and the renowned Gewandhaus Choir Leipzig, the album is made of Kohlstedt's signature modular compositions - not 'works' as such, but rather compendiums of interconnecting musical ideas.

News Ireland Music: Oasis of Music returns with new season

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
Oasis of Music returns with new season
News source: https://www.sunjournal.com/2019/09/10/oasis-of-music-returns-with-new-season/

11. Leading off this series of free noontime concerts will be Oasis curator Greg Boardman performing the music of O’Carolan. Turlough O’Carolan was a famous blind harper in 18th-century Ireland whose ...

News Ireland Music: Northern Ireland actor Raymond Walsh joins star cast for Les Miserables West End debut

Published on: Monday 09 September 2019
Northern Ireland actor Raymond Walsh joins star cast for Les Miserables West End debut
News source: https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/entertainment/theatre-arts/northern-ireland-actor-raymond-walsh-joins-star-cast-for-les-miserables-west-end-debut-38480784.html

"When I was in my teens my singing teacher entered me into a competition with the London College of Music to find the best young musical ... say to me that I must know their friend from Northern ...

News Ireland Music: Spotify launches new Disney music hub: Listen here

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Spotify launches new Disney music hub: Listen here
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Culture/spotify-launches-disney-music-hub-listen/story?id=64341832

Listeners in the United States, Canada, South Africa, The United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand can simply search “Disney” and find a special home for all the music behind some of ...

News Ireland Music: Music streaming income leads to profit surge at Warner Music’s Irish arm

Published on: Wednesday 17 July 2019
Music streaming income leads to profit surge at Warner Music’s Irish arm
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/business/media-and-marketing/music-streaming-income-leads-to-profit-surge-at-warner-music-s-irish-arm-1.3959626

The growth in income from music streaming contributed to pre-tax profits almost doubling to €546,865 at the Irish arm of music giant Warner Music last year. Warner Music counts all-conquering Ed ...

News Ireland Music: Composer Roger Doyle To Be Conferred As Saoi By The President Of Ireland

Published on: Saturday 13 July 2019
Composer Roger Doyle To Be Conferred As Saoi By The President Of Ireland
News source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwclassical/article/Composer-Roger-Doyle-To-Be-Conferred-As-Saoi-By-The-President-Of-Ireland-20190713

Heresy Records recording artist, Roger Doyle, will receive the honor of Saoi, the highest award open to an Irish artist. Doyle will be presented with the symbol of the office of Saoi, the gold Torc by Irish President, Michael D. Higgins. The honor is bestowed by Aosdána, the state-supported association of Irish artists. The title of Saoi is awarded for life and held by - at most - seven distinguished artists at a time. Doyle will be the twentieth artist to receive the honor since its inception in 1984. Former award-winners include Samuel Beckett, Seamus Heaney, Brian Friel and Louis Le Brocquy.

News Ireland Music: meet the women transforming northern ireland’s electronic music scene

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
meet the women transforming northern ireland’s electronic music scene
News source: https://i-d.vice.com/en_uk/article/paj988/ava-festival-2019-northern-ireland-electronic-scene

It wasn’t too long ago that the electronic music scene was dominated, at least in terms of mainstream press coverage, by white cis men. They may have been producing occasional bangers, but that ...

News Ireland Music: Golf Life: Links of Ireland throw golfers into unforgettable terrain

Published on: Friday 12 July 2019
Golf Life: Links of Ireland throw golfers into unforgettable terrain
News source: https://golfweek.com/2019/07/12/golf-life-links-of-ireland-british-open/

With no direct American English equivalent, the Irish word craic means good times, the laughs, the music. Pronounced “crack,” it comes up in almost every conversation and is the lure for most ...

News Ireland Music: Bethlehem’s Celtic Classic to offer music by fest favorites — fewer of them, playing more often

Published on: Thursday 30 May 2019
Bethlehem’s Celtic Classic to offer music by fest favorites — fewer of them, playing more often
News source: https://www.mcall.com/entertainment/lehigh-valley-music/mc-ent-celtic-classic-music-lineup-bethlehem-20190530-t2ojbygpdnewjdvtt2472mfkae-story.html

The Celtic Classic, which celebrates all things Irish, Scottish and Welsh, will run Sept. 27-29 on the festival grounds near downtown Bethlehem. The festival on Wednesday posted on its website www.Celticfest.org what it said is its complete entertainment lineup.