Upcoming shows

Monthly archive March, 2012

Michelle & Laoise @ The Crane, Galway, Easter Sat Eve 7pm

Fiddler Michelle O’Brien & Laoise are very much looking forward to performing at ‘The Crane’ in Galway on Easter Saturday evening the 7th April. Doors are 6.30pm and the gig is at 7pm. This should be a lovely gig in the famous Crane. Definitely one of the best venues in the country!

Joined Twitter World @laoiseharpo

Signed up with the Twitter world. Not sure why exactly. Deleted the FaceBook as was allergic to it! Don’t know how to get the # thing but address is @laoiseharpo if there’s an interest ;  )

Piper Tiarnan Ó Duinnchinn & Laoise – upcoming concerts 16th & 19th March

Monaghan Uilleann Piper Tiarnan Ó Duinnchinn and Laoise will perform together on 16th March in the Railway Hotel in Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh, 8.30pm,  and again on the 19th March in Downpatrick Cathedral, 8pm. Also, in the summer, as part of the Festival de Musique Celtique des Albiez in the French Alps, Tiarnan and Laoise will teach and perform...

Community Unity Concert in Westport 15th March

In Conjunction with the Westport Fuel Appeal for the Elderly, a fundraising night of music and poetry will be held featuring John Hoban, Laoise Kelly, Clew Bay Pipe Band, The Snakes (drumming group), ‘What the Folk’ and special guests with MC by Len Jones in the Wyatt Hotel, Westport, Thursday 15th March, 8pm. It’s gonna be great – See...

Ó Riada Re-imagined in Dundalk 10th March

Louth Contemporary Music Society presents a new arrangement of Seán Ó Riada’s Mass by Dmitri Yanov-Yanovsky performed by the EQ Singers with Zoe Conway, fiddle, Laoise Kelly, harp & Mel Mercier, bodhrán conducted by Eamonn Dougan with a special guest performance by Iarla Ó Lionáird in St.Nicholas’ Church of Ireland (The Green Church) Dundalk Saturday...

Cuisle Cheoil Gorey Co.Wexford

My thanks to Pat Bass and Catriona and everyone in Gorey for the fantastic night at Cuisle Cheoil in February. The line up for the gig was really well thought out and I thoroughly enjoyed  the welcoming crowd and the craic and tunes after. Twas a great opportunity to hear legend Jimmy McGreevy also meet...
Music Network Tour & Other gigs

Music Network Tour & Other gigs

The Music Network Tour in September 2011 was really great. It was a privilege sharing the stage with Tommy Peoples and Brendan Begley, learning the tunes and the songs and hearing the stories. I learned loads playing separately with the lads. At times Tommy can play so delicately and quiet i’d have to play as...