Of the myriad annual events, series and festivals that tap into what makes Dublin a truly world-beating creative city, MusicTown feels special. Suffice to say, shining a light on the city – and the Irish music and arc community at large – has never felt more important, which is why the series’ return across April 15th-25th is one we’re marking down as unmissable. Setting out, as ever, to celebrate the rich music heritage and contemporary artistic lifeblood of the city, the series boasts yet another masterfully mottled schedule across ten days and nights. Kicking off with Cathy Davey, live at the Pepper Canister…
Some of the country’s very best acts are coming together for a show next week. Transmitted live from the National Concert Hall on September 22 from 8pm, Long Distance Love will feature sets from Andy Irvine & Dónal Lunny, Radie Peat, The Mary Wallopers, Maija Sofia and Sorcha Ní Scolaí. Presented by MusicTown – which runs from 9th-27th September – and the NCH, in association with Foggy Notions, tickets for Long Distance Love cost €8.