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Music Network Industry Newsletter No. 116, 25/05/16

25 May 2016

A round-up of industry news and opportunities.
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Spring 2016 Highlights

18 May 2016

Our Spring 2016 season brought exceptional groups and ensembles of Irish and international musicians to audiences across the country, reaching 23 towns and villages in 16 counties. This season also saw an increase of 80% in Learning & Participation activities hosted by our touring musicians, and an increase of 46% in the number of participants, with workshops, seminars and masterclasses held in 14 towns in 12 counties.
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News Round Up: Le Vent du Nord May Tour

16 May 2016

In May 2016 French-Canadian folk group Le Vent du Nord blew into town and performed in venues across the country, Baltimore, Castlebar, Letterkenny, Dublin, Carrick-On-Shannon, Ennis, Tinahely and Sligo. Fiddle player Olivier Demers held workshops in Letterkenny, Ennis and Tinahely.
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Music Network at Body & Soul 2016

10 May 2016

Delve deeper with Music Network at Body & Soul 2016 (Woodlands Stage) on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th June and experience a taste of musical riches specially curated to delight those with an inquisitive nature. Discover the wealth of music making on our shores as we present some of Ireland and the UK's finest traditional, classical and improvising musicians.
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Commissioned programme notes for Le Vent du Nord

09 May 2016

For each of our tours, we commission influential writers to add flavour to our programmes. Musician, composer and broadcaster Ellen Cranitch wrote the programme notes for Le Vent du Nord's tour in May 2016.
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$1m donation to Music Generation announced at The American Ireland Fund 41st Annual New York Dinner

06 May 2016

The American Ireland Fund hosted its 41st Annual New York Dinner Gala on Thursday evening, May 5, 2016 in New York City. The event exceeded its target and raised $2.7 million for the support of hundreds of Irish charities and causes, including a $1m donation to Music Generation by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.
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Listen at Arthur’s, 21 May

27 April 2016

Music Network is delighted to be involved with Listen at Arthur's, a monthly night of creative music and spoken word at Arthur's Pub, Thomas Street, Dublin 8.
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Music Network Industry Newsletter No. 115, 27/04/16

27 April 2016

A round-up of industry news and opportunities.
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Le Vent du nord “one of the best bands touring today” embark on their Music Network tour 8 - 15 May

26 April 2016

French-Canadian folk group Le Vent du Nord "one of the best bands touring today" embark on their Music Network tour next month. A driving force on the world’s folk music scene, they capture the revelry of a Saturday night kitchen party with their boundless enthusiasm and playful showmanship.
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Kevin Brady Trio featuring Bill Carrothers Official Album Launch Friday 6 May

12 April 2016

Brady will release his third studio album entitled ‘ENSAM’ on LRP Records in May 2016. The official album launch takes place Friday 6 May at JJ Smyths with special guest vocalist Norma Winstone.
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