Tag Archives: irish

Irish traditional folk music is hugely popular throughout the world now and no less so in Herefordshire. There are some pub sessions that focus mainly or even solely on Irish song and especially tunes and Irish music plays a part in most acoustic sessions.

The concert venues and festivals in Herefordshire and Worcestershire offer many opportunities to see top Irish bands and artists and such events will be found in our calendar and, where we have enough information, we will also write blog posts to publicise them further.

Tommy Dempsey in Bromyard Free Concert

Tommy Dempsey, legendary Birmingham based Irish singer, is among several top performers at the curtain raiser concert for Bromyard Folk Festival this year. Date: Thursday 11th September 2014. Doors Open 7.30 pm. Music 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm. Venue: Falcon … Continue reading

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Bromyard Sessions Concert 2014

Bromyard Sessions in Concert in the Falcon Mews Thursday 11th September 2014. Doors open 7.30 pm, music from 8.00 pm to 11.00 pm. FREE ENTRY (Although a small contribution towards the cost of providing sound system and soundman would be … Continue reading

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Irish Summer School in Brum

Details of Anne and Pat Molloy’s renowned Irish Summer School that takes place in and around the Digbeth area in Birmingham. Booking has now opened for this year’s Summer School: 26th -27th July 2014 Once again we have a wealth of … Continue reading

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Cardinals Hat Session in Worcester

**The Cardinals Hat Session  – First Tuesday every month** Starting on Tuesday May 6th at 8-30pm there will be a new acoustic music session in the back room at The Cardinals Hat, Friar Street, Worcester WR1 2NA. A friendly and relaxed gathering featuring traditional tunes … Continue reading

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Irish Traditional Music Summer School

The Anne & Pat Molloy Summer School Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5NR Saturday 20th & Sunday 21st July 2013 For full details it is essential to go to the website, as the event is held in numerous venues all around the … Continue reading

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Roving Crows at Whitbourne

The Roving Crows are performing at Whitbourne Village Hall this Friday 31st May. Bar provided, tickets £8, doors open 7:30. www.rovingcrows.com

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Dempseys Lot

Rushwick Folk Club, Rushwick Village Hall, Worcester WR2 5TA Saturday 30th June, 2012 at 8-30pm featuring: “Dempsey’s Lot” Tommy Dempsey – vocal and percussion Nick Evans – guitar and vocals John Rose – fiddle An extensive Irish repertoire of songs, … Continue reading

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The Fureys & Davey Arthur at the Courtyard

After a long absence we welcome back legends of Irish Music, the Fureys & Davey Arthur who bring their show of music, songs and stories to us on Friday 11th May. They have been entertaining audiences all over the world … Continue reading

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Lunasa at the Courtyard

Lúnasa, Ireland’s number one instrumental traditional musical legends, celebrate the arrival of a new decade with new album Lá Nua. Lúnasa are internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental band of recent times, and one of the hottest … Continue reading

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Craobh Rua at Huntingdon Hall

Location: Huntingdon Hall Date: Thursday 22nd March Time: 8pm Price: £16 (£15 Concessions) No strangers to these shores, where they have delighted audiences on all their previous visits, Belfast’s finest are back on tour with another compelling celebration of Irish … Continue reading

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