2015

Ulrich Schnauss (live) + Nat Urazmetova (visuals) + Support

Friday 1st May 8pm Distorted Perspectives Festival 2015 Ulrich Schnauss (live) + Nat Urazmetova (visuals) Ulrich Schnauss has been known to veer from techno to drum and bass via electronica, his music combines multilayered synthesizers with beats and ethereal vocals, serving as an aural escape route from the trappings of…...

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clanns EP Launch + Documenta Drone Pop + Robyn G. Shiels

Sunday 3rd May 8pm Distorted Perspectives Festival 2015 clanns (ep launch party) clanns are a four piece avant-garde band led by frontman Charlie Doherty on vocals and rhythm guitar, his brothers Al on lead guitar with Conal on bass guitar and Jason Nee on drums and percussion. Here is a…...

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Moon Duo & Cian Nugent and the Cosmos

Saturday 2nd May 8pm Distorted Perspectives Festival 2015 Moon Duo Hugely acclaimed San Francisco space rock voyagers hailed as one of the leading exponents of cutting edge psychedelia. Releasing their 3rd LP ‘Shadow of the Sun’ on US label Sacred Bones in March, Moon Duo comprise of Wooden Shjips mainman…...

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The Absence of Women – The Lifford Players

Friday 29th May Lifford Players return to the stage this Spring with ‘The Absence of Women’, by Owen McCafferty; their festival play for 2015. This year’s production blends the old and the new, as older stalwarts are complemented with the arrival of exciting new talent. Frank McGillion makes his directorial…...

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Julie Fowlis (Scotland)

Wednesday 6th May Multi-award winning Gaelic singer and musician Julie Fowlis, one of the most beautiful voices in world music, makes a welcome return to County Donegal. She will be accompanied by her regular band, featuring fiddler Duncan Chisholm, guitarist Tony Byrne and her multi-instrumentalist partner Eamon Doorley, for her…...

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Mary Gauthier (USA)

Friday 15th May, 8.00pm A solo performance by Nashville based Mary Gauthier one of the finest singer-songwriters in the contemporary Country music scene. According to The Wall Street Journal “Louisiana-raised Mary Gauthier is one of Americana music’s most admired artists — across the U.S. and in her regular tours around…...

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Blood Rising (Film Screening + Director’s Talk)

Saturday 21st March 8pm Admission Free Directed by Mark McLoughlin The mothers of the femicide victims of Juarez, Mexico, have been abandoned by their government – they have engaged the artist Brian Maguire to bring their stories to the international community. Art has become the last weapon available to them…...

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To Light a Candle (Film Screening + Discussion)

Saturday 28th February 8pm Admission Free Directed by Maziar Bahari.   The Baha’is are a religious minority in Iran. They are systematically imprisoned, tortured and killed by the Iranian government. The Islamic regime bans the Baha’is to study or teach in Iranian universities.But the Baha’is do teach, and they do…...

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David Lyttle

Saturday 7th March 8pm The exceptional jazz drummer and composer launches his third solo album ‘Faces’, recorded in New York, London, Dublin and Lyttle’s country studio in Northern Ireland. Irish music magazine Hot Press describe David Lyttle as a one-man industry for his work as a recording artist, musician, songwriter,…...

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Little John Nee and the Caledonia Highly Strung Orchestra

Friday 20th February 8pm Little John Nee is a writer and performer who has developed an original and authentic contemporary style of musical storytelling and theatrical songs that has won him national and international recognition. The Caledonia Highly Strung Orchestra are all accomplished musicians and performers in their own right…...

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