Upcoming shows

  • 24/05/19 Laoise Kelly in Hammersmith, London at w Tola Custy @ Irish Cultural Centre
  • 08/07/19 - 13/07/19 Laoise Kelly in Sráid na Cathrach, Co. An Chláir at Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy
  • 20/07/19 - 23/07/19 Laoise Kelly in Albiez, Alps at Celti-cimes Festival
  • 11/09/19 - 22/09/19 Laoise Kelly in Dublin at Music Network Tour w Josephine March, Nell Ní Chróinín, Tara Breen
  • 03/10/19 Laoise Kelly in Dublin at National Concert Hall w Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn
Reviews

Review The Living Tradition

REVIEW FROM www.livingtradition.co.uk LAOISE KELLY & TIARNÁN Ó DUINNCHINN – Ar Lorg Na Laochra Private Label Irish harp and uilleann pipes, a very traditional sound but quite a rare one in these days of wider instrument choice: here they are played by two of the best, County Mayo harper Laoise Kelly and County Monaghan piper Tiarnán...

Kathleen & Laoise Live – review

YES IT’S THE HARP, BUT NOT AS WE KNOW IT Do musicians well used to fulsome praise get used to it I wonder? Such a flickering thought passed through my mind as I took my seat in the famous Matt Molloy’s in Westport on a balmy Irish evening in late summer.  I was glad I...

The Living Tradition – Review

The Living Tradition LAOISE KELLY  Ceis At the forefront of Irish harp music for a couple of decades now, from early days with The Bumblebees to her career as a soloist and tutor, Laoise Kelly is one of the most respected traditional musicians of her generation. I had the privilege and pleasure of seeing her...

Irish Music Mag review

Irish Music Magazine – review The word Ceis is embedded in historical context yet all the while retains its ambiguity of meaning leading us to make our own observations on how the word relates to the fiery yet fluid harping of Laoise Kelly in her latest release. Laoise provides the historical fodder both in her...

Irish Music Magazine -The Wishing Well

The Irish Music Magazine – June 2011 MICHELLE O’BRIEN & LAOISE KELLY – The Wishing Well Harpist Laoise Kelly is one of the most respected traditional musicians of her generation. Here she has teamed up with young fiddle star Michelle O’Brien for a live album recorded in County Leitrim. I had the privilege and pleasure...

Ceis Review Irish Times 3/9/10

IRISH TIMES 3/9/10 Harpist Laoise Kelly lets her instrument do some serious talking on this long overdue second solo album. Taking as her title, Ceis, meaning the harmonised tones or tune of the instrument, Kelly brings a clear-headed, uncompromising approach to her calling card, jettisoning any notions of the harp as an effete instrument. Of...