Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi

Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi

Tour Dates

Tues 5 Mar, 8pm The Sugar Club, Dublin 2 - SOLD OUT
Wed 6 Mar, 8pm Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire - SOLD OUT
Thurs 7 Mar, 8pm National Opera House, Wexford
Fri 8 Mar, 8.30pm Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely - SOLD OUT
Sat 9 Mar, 8pm Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
Sun 10 Mar, 3pm Siamsa Tíre, Tralee
Tues 12 Mar, 8pm Station House Theatre, Clifden (Tickets on the door, no pre-bookings possible)
Wed 13 Mar, 8pm glór, Ennis
Thurs 14 Mar, 8pm Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny - SOLD OUT
Fri 15 Mar, 8pm The Black Box, Belfast - SOLD OUT
Sat 16 Mar, 8pm Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge - SOLD OUT

Fasten your seatbelts as Grammy Award-winning songstress and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens and Italian jazz maestro Francesco Turrisi take you on a musical voyage of discovery from Africa and the Middle East across to Europe and the Americas. The duo discovered a shared creative ground after their paths crossed a few years back, spanning gospel, jazz, blues, country and folk, and this is their first nationwide tour of Ireland.

Giddens’ debut album was described by the Guardian as a “solo debut of phenomenal vocal power, effortlessly jumping between gospel holler, tender folk song, and lachrymose country ballad". Her star continues to rise with US TV performances on The Late Show and The Tonight Show, and the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Bluegrass and Banjo.

The powerhouse singer’s versatility is matched by accordion and piano player Francesco Turrisi. Dubbed the “musical alchemist”, his lyrical, culture-bridging collaborations include early music, Balkan jazz and contemporary ensembles as well as performing with such luminaries as Bobby McFerrin, Dave Liebman, Wolfgang Muthspiel, The King’s Singers and flamenco master Pepe el Habichuela.

 

Rhiannon Giddens, voice/fiddle/banjo
Francesco Turrisi, percussion/accordion

Tues 5 Mar The Sugar Club, Dublin 2 - SOLD OUT 8pm , €20 / €15 / €10 01-4750224 SOLD OUT
Wed 6 Mar Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire - SOLD OUT 8pm , €20 / €18 / €10 01-2312929 SOLD OUT
Thurs 7 Mar National Opera House, Wexford 8pm , €17 / €15 053-9122144
Fri 8 Mar Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely - SOLD OUT 8.30pm , €18 / €16 0402-38529 SOLD OUT
Sat 9 Mar Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick 8pm , €20 / €18 061-953400
Sun 10 Mar Siamsa Tíre, Tralee 3pm , €16 / €14 066-7123055
Tues 12 Mar Station House Theatre, Clifden (Tickets on the door, no pre-bookings possible) 8pm , €15 / €12 (on the door) 095-21699 Clifden Arts Society
Wed 13 Mar glór, Ennis 8pm , €16 / €14 065-6843103
Thurs 14 Mar Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny - SOLD OUT 8pm , €15 / €12 074-9120777 (An Grianán) SOLD OUT
Fri 15 Mar The Black Box, Belfast - SOLD OUT 8pm , £16 / £12 (conc.) SOLD OUT
Sat 16 Mar Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge - SOLD OUT 8pm , €15 / €12 045-448327 SOLD OUT

Listen on Spotify

Rhiannon Giddens - Wayfaring Stranger


Rhiannon and Francesco - Old time tune on viola and tamburello


"Her voice is a perpetually soulful marvel"

- New York Times [on Giddens]

"Delicate, wistful, engrossing"

- The Irish Times [on Turrisi]

"Her songs are wise and deeply-felt, her singing powerful and refined"

- Rolling Stone [on Giddens]