In advance of Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté’s much-anticipated performance at the National Concert Hall on Saturday, June 7th for the Waltons World Masters series, we have CDs of their ‘exquisite’ (The Guardian) just-released duet album TOUMANI & SIDIKI to give away! The album has received 5-star reviews from the Irish Times, Songlines, the Evening Standard and the Independent on Sunday, among many others – and it’s gorgeous! To win a copy, simply email email@example.com with ‘T & S CD’ in the subject line and your mobile phone number in the body, by 6 pm on Thursday, June 5th. Winners will be announced on Friday, June 6th.
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The evening we’ve all been waiting for! It’s your last chance to get tickets for the concert of the season at the National Concert Hall. The legendary Blind Boys of Alabama will be raising the roof. Here’s a flavour of them singing Tom Waits’ amazing theme for ‘The Wire’ – ‘Way Down in The Hole’ . . . Get your gospel juices flowing! They’ll be supported by the fantastic Gardiner Street Gospel Choir. Look forward to some cool jammin’ at the NCH tonight.
Don’t miss the concert of the season! The Soweto Gospel Choir is making a flying visit to Dublin and will perform for one night only in the National Concert Hall, Monday 18th! They are simply amazing. Charge your batteries for the winter. Be inspired, moved and experience gospel singing like you never have before with this phenomenal group of singers. Tickets are going fast . . .
Check out this flavour of Soweto in action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zd6sy5DKpxk
Want to be in with a chance to win 2 top price tickets to the amazing Soweto Gospel Choir concert in the National Concert Hall on November 18? Check out the link below and simply ‘like’ to be in the draw! Bring some heat, colour and joy into your drab, cold November days – this concert is simply not to be missed. Simply click here to take the first step to warmth this winter.
Last night we saw the magic of Bobby McFerrin working ‘in the moment’ with the gorgeous dancer Máire Dee and an inspired group of musicians including Kate Ellis, Robbie Harris, Emer Mayock, Úna Ní Fhlannagáin, Nick Roth, John Sweeney and Francesco Turrisi. You really had to be there to appreciate this fantastic collaboration in making music ‘in the moment’. There’s another chance to experience this amazing musical event – there are still some tickets available for tonight’s performance when Bobby will be singing, dancing and playing with a new combination of artists including Cindy Cummings – Dancer; Kate Ellis – Cello; Robbie Harris – Bodhrán; JPTrio (Ted Kelly, Jos Kelly, Paddy Hazleton) – Banjo, Button Accordion, Cajón Kit; Emer Mayock – Irish Flute; Francesco Turrisi – Piano, Accordion, Percussion.
Tickets from nch.ie (no booking fee)
One performance: €40, €50, €60 (choir balcony €25)
See the Waltons World Masters Bobby McFerrin Meets Ireland web page for more information.