07 August 2014
Join three traditional musicians at the top of their game as Music Network brings together Irish squeeze box maestro and raconteur Séamus Begley with the “Sonically exquisite” (The Guardian) Scottish duo Catriona McKay and Chris Stout in a celebration of the music of the Northern Isles from 16 – 25 September.
04 June 2014
To celebrate the recent release of Gather The Good, the second studio album by the award-winning band We Banjo 3, Music Network are hosting a Dublin launch event in Powerscourt Theatre, Dublin on Wednesday 2nd July 2014.
21 May 2014
Music Network today unveiled its Autumn Season 2014 with an exceptional line-up of talented Irish and international musicians that will tour to nineteen towns and villages across fifteen counties from 16/9/14 to 29/11/14. The eclectic programme features a range of genres and styles including a Scottish and Irish traditional music tour; a solo fiddle and film show by one of Ireland's most adventurous and prolific musicians; an Appalachian roots band direct from the Virginian mountains; a very personal programme from one of the world's rising cello stars and a very special commissioned tour for children and families.
20 March 2014
Music Network Presents Alasdair Fraser, Natalie Haas and Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh in ‘The Iona Connection: Nasc Oileán Í’, A Journey Through Traditional Scots, Irish and American Old Time Music from 7 – 18 May 2014
25 February 2014
Brace yourself for the passion and fire of Rachel Kolly d’Alba, already touted as one of the best violinists of her generation, on tour with the award-winning Swiss pianist, Christian Chamorel from 8 - 15 April.
15 January 2014
Be swept away by rising chamber music stars the Attacca Quartet, described by the New York Times as “sensational”, and tipped as worthy successors to the ground-breaking Kronos Quartet. On tour from 27 February to 5 March, they will perform an exquisite programme inspired by words, framing works by John Adams, Beethoven and Janá?ek with readings by poets, playwrights and composers to illuminate the narrative behind the music.
11 December 2013
Join the two-man charm offensive that is The Little Radio, an inspired pairing of Stian Carstensen’s bustling button accordion and Iain Ballamy’s effortlessly lyrical tenor saxophone, on tour from 1 – 7 February. Be warned: many before you have succumbed to their warmth, inventiveness and sheer sense of fun.
19 November 2013
Our spring 2014 season gets off to a flying start as multi-instrumentalist Dirk Powell, piper Michael McGoldrick and guitarist Francis Gaffney are joined by actor Brendan Gleeson on fiddle in a musical road trip from Kentucky to Ireland via the Louisiana bayous from 7 - 17 January 2014
06 November 2013
Music Network today (5 November) announced the results of the Arts Council Music Recording Scheme 2013. The Arts Council Music Recording Scheme is funded by the Arts Council and managed by Music Network. To date, 76 recordings have been funded, across a range of genres, from some of Ireland’s most talented musicians, to a value of €572,000.
30 October 2013
Music Network today unveiled its Spring Season 2014 with an exceptional line-up of talented Irish and international musicians that will tour to seventeen towns and villages across fourteen counties from 7/1/14 to 18/5/14. Explore music from the plains and plateaus of Kentucky to the remote beauty of the Hebridean islands, in a spring season that is packed full of music designed to whisk you away.