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13 February 2019
Music Network today welcomed the announcement by Josepha Madigan TD, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, confirming funding of €270,250 for the Music Capital Scheme 2019.
Grammy Award-winner Rhiannon Giddens and “musical alchemist” Francesco Turrisi on tour 5 –16th March
31 January 2019
Buckle up as Grammy Award-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens and Italian accordion player & percussionist Francesco Turrisi whisk you away on a globe and genre-trotting musical tour from 5th to 16th March 2019, meeting rootsy folk, blues and gospel along the way. Details at musicnetwork.ie.
29 January 2019
16 January 2019
Call for applications: Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Arts Office Musicians-in-Residence Scheme 2019. Deadline Tuesday 19th February 2019 at 2.00pm.
03 January 2019
Irish violinist Claire Duff and French harpsichordist Benjamin Alard have come together in a new Music Network collaboration to rediscover the music of one of the most significant composers of all time in a programme entitled "Inspiring Bach". Join them from 16th – 22nd February as they remind us why Bach's music continues to inspire and move audiences worldwide over 250 years after his death.
18 December 2018
The Music Network office will be closed for Christmas from Thursday 20th December 2018 at 4.00pm until Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 9.30am.
18 December 2018
The Music Network office will be closed for Christmas from Thursday 20th December 2018 at 4:00pm until Wednesday 2nd January 2019 at 9:30am.
03 December 2018
28 November 2018
Kickstart the year with a vocal match made in heaven, featuring the ethereal voice of award-winning Scottish songstress Siobhan Miller and the honeyed tones of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh on tour 16th – 26th January 2019, details at musicnetwork.ie. The Corca Dhuibhne singer and flautist Nic Amhlaoibh and Scots songbird Miller will be joined by accordionist extraordinaire Damien Mullane and the stylish accompaniment of Anna Massie on guitar showcasing a variety of traditional Irish and Scots songs and tunes alongside exciting contemporary material. Expect these players to strike sparks off each other!