RCC News

Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O.

Thursday 22nd September, 8.00pm Acid Mothers Temple & the Melting Paraiso U.F.O. (and subsequent offshoots) is a Japanese psychedelic band, the core of which formed in 1995. Led by Kawabata Makoto, there are currently around 30 members, famous and unknown, musicians, artist, dancers, farmers etc. In order to follow and…...

Read more

Sam Lee’s “Other Voices” (Ire/UK)

Sunday 17th July, 1.00pm Mercury Prize nominated Folk singer, song collector, promoter (of BBC award winning Nest Collective) radio host, TV personality, teacher and animateur, Sam Lee has journeyed across Ireland in search of some of the last tradition bearers of old song amongst the Irish Traveller Community. Sam’s two…...

Read more

Richard Dawson supported by Robyn G. Shiels (Ire/UK)

Saturday 16th July, 8.00pm Richard Dawson is a skewed troubadour, at once charming and abrasive. His shambolically virtuosic guitar playing stumbles from music-hall tune-smithery to spidery swatches of noise-colour, swathed in amp static and teetering on the edge of feedback. His songs are both chucklesome and tragic, rooted in a…...

Read more

Andy Irvine & Chris Wood (Ire/UK)

Saturday 16th July, 1.00pm An incredible lunchtime double bill featuring two of the worlds most renowned folk artists. Andy Irvine, one of the great distinctive voices in Irish traditional music is a genuine folk music legend. He is a founding member of many, hugely influential Irish traditional groups of recent…...

Read more

Willie Doherty – Loose Ends

July 10th – September 24th Regional Cultural Centre in association with the Nerve Centre, Kerlin Gallery, Matt’s Gallery and Earagail Arts Festival present Willie Doherty – Loose Ends Loose Ends is a major new art project by world-renowned Derry/Donegal artist Willie Doherty, commissioned by Donegal County Council, which explores the…...

Read more

Lynched & Stick In The Wheel (Ire/UK)

Friday 15th July, 8.00pm Two of the most exhilarating and dynamic groups in folk music come together for one of the most unique commissions of this year’s Earagail Arts Festival. Lynched are a four-piece traditional folk group from Dublin, Ireland, who combine distinctive four-part vocal harmonies with arrangements of uilleann…...

Read more

Chouk Bwa Libète (Haiti)

Thursday 14th July, 8.00pm Chouk Bwa Libète is one of the foremost traditional Haitian Mizik Rasin (Voodoo roots music) band from Haiti. A highlight of the WOMEX World Music Expo in 2015, their authentic trance-inducing music has exploded onto the international stage in recent months. The source of their music…...

Read more

Bellows & Bows (Ire)

Wednesday 13th July, 8.00pm Bellows and Bows presents an evening of Uilleann Pipes and Fiddle music featuring tutors from this years Ceol na Coille summer school. Master Uilleann Piper Padráig McGovern, with harpist Sabina McCague is joined by Paul Bradley, Martin Quinn and Micheal McCague on Fiddle, Button Accordion and…...

Read more

Colin Dunne, Tola Custy, Maeve Gilchrist and David Power (Irl.)

Wednesday 21st September, 8.25pm Music Network is thrilled to present a new collaboration between the prodigiously talented dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power. This newly-commissioned work, is a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired by the natural sounds and shimmering patterns…...

Read more

Distorted Perspectives – BC Camplight / Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts / Captain A & The Commercial Monsters

Friday 29th April Distorted Perspectives is back for a third year celebrating contemporary sound, psych, avant-garde art and fine fine music.    ...

Read more