Upcoming shows


TG4 Gradam Ceoil 2020 Awardees Announced

Laoise was thrilled to be announced as the TG4 Gradam Ceoil Ceoltóir na Bliana 2020 Musician of the Year on 12th November 2019 during a special live TG4 Nuacht event in Westport Town Hall amongst friends and family. 2020 Awardees : Gradam Ceoil TG4            Laoise Kelly Ceoltóir Óg                       Sharon Howley Gradam Comaoine           Ned Kelly Gradam Saoil...

Irish Times TG4 Gradam Ceoil Article 12/11/2019

‘I really want to take the harp off the tax envelope’ Winners of this year’s TG4 Gradam Ceoil Awards on what the award means to them https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/i-really-want-to-take-the-harp-off-the-tax-envelope-1.4075590 National symbol Harpist and founder of the Achill International Harp Festival, Laoise Kelly is the Traditional Musician of the Year. “I’m just so delighted for the harp. Its...

Music Network tour of Ireland 11-23rd September 2019

https://www.musicnetwork.ie/concerts/details/tara_breen_laoise_kelly_josephine_marsh_nell_nichroinin Music Network Tour with Laoise Kelly (Harp), Josephine Marsh (Accordion), Tara Breen (Fiddle), Nell Ní Chróinín (Song) 11/09/2019 Wednesday The Sugar Club, Dublin 12/09/2019 Thursday Glór, Ennis 13/09/2019 Friday Ionad Cultúrtha, Baile Mhúirne, Cork 14/09/2019 Saturday National Opera House, Wexford 15/09/2019 Sunday St. Peter’s Church of Ireland, Portlaoise 17/09/2019 Tuesday St. John’s Theatre &...

Féile an Droichead with Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn & Nell Ní Chróinín 23rd Aug

https://journalofmusic.com/listing/06-08-19/laoise-kelly-tiarnan-o-duinnchinn-nell-ni-chroinin-feile-droichad-2019  Friday, 23 August 2019, 8.00pm ULSTER MUSEUM, BELFAST Ceol arsa na cruite agus na píbe uileann curtha le hamhráin sean-nós ag na triúr maistrí seo in imeacht speisialta ar fad. Laoise Kelly & Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn are a rare duet of Irish Harp and Uilleann Pipes. From Mayo and Monaghan respectively, they are leading,...

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again 22nd August

Listen Now Again Live: Free Thursday lunchtime concerts The concert series at the National Library’s exhibition ‘Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again’ reflects Heaney’s own love of the interplay of words and music by bringing together a range of creative practitioners. Taking place each Thursday until the end of September, the series commences on 11th July with...
Concert Kilruddery House, Bray 5th May w Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn

Concert Kilruddery House, Bray 5th May w Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn

Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn return to the beautiful Kilruddery House, in Bray, Co.Wicklow for an intimate acoustic concert on Sunday night 5th May at 8pm  
To the Island Festival - Achill Island 3-6 May

To the Island Festival – Achill Island 3-6 May

To the Island Festival on Achill Island 3-6 May, is a brand new festival spear headed by local singer songwriter Graham Sweeney. Lots on the weekend, check it out here or on facebook here  

Tola Custy & Laoise Kelly concert 24th May Hammersmith Irish Cultural Centre

Nice one-off concert coming up – Tola Custy & Laoise Kelly in Concert 24th May Hammersmith Irish Cultural Centre https://irishculturalcentre.co.uk/

Blossomhill Harp Festival 12-14th April Tuamgraney

Looking forward to attending for the first time the Blossomhill Harp Festival 12-14th April Tuamgraney in east county Clare. I am teaching workshops from 11am-12.30 and 2pm-3.30pm on Saturday 13th and participating in the evening concert at 8pm in ST CRONAN’s CHURCH. There are 5 Irish Harp Makers in attendance for the Harp Makers Exhibition on the Sunday.

Ceol na Glinntí 24-26th April

Looking forward to going north to the lovely Glens of Antrim festival Ceol na Glinntí 24-26th April. https://www.ceolnanglinnti.com/ There are workshops, concerts, talks, walks, sessions, CD launches.
Féile Bríde 2019 9th Feb Kildare

Féile Bríde 2019 9th Feb Kildare

Afri’s Féile Bríde 2019 will take place in Solas Bhríde Centre on Saturday, February 9th with Registration at 9.50. The theme of this year’s Féile is Education, Action, Compassion, Hope. Education, (including self-education) is an essential dimension of transformative action; and compassion in all we do has never been more necessary.  Our speakers this year embody all of these...

Féile an Táin 1st-3rd February Carlingford

Lovely weekend of ceol in Carlingford 1st-3rd February https://www.feilenatana.com