And many more

This is a one-off, never seen before gathering of the magical world of London’s Irish music, song and dance. With artists spanning 4 generations of the London Irish, and lots of collaborations on the night, expect something really quite special. We will have more special guests on the night.

Juno’s Daughter

Juno's Daughter posterJuno’s Daughter is a five piece, vocal harmony, all female folk group whose line-up includes Aisling Clifford (guitar and singer), Molly Mulready-Jones (fiddle, tin whistle), Ciara Holland (guitar and singer), Kathy Gentles (cello and singer) and Nora Mulready (fiddle and singer). They perform regularly at Mondegreen Folk Club and earlier this year performed a set with Sean Cannon of the Dubliners at in Camden Underworld.

London Irish Fiddle Teachers – Colette Keaveney, Karen Ryan, Eilish Byrne-Whelehan, Molly Mulready-Jones and Nora Mulready

We are very happy to bring together 5 of London’s Irish fiddle teachers, performing together for the first time in this way. They are all great fiddle players themselves and we are sure this set with be something quite special. All arr London Irish and have been playing Irish music in London since they were very young.

Colette Keaveney, London Irish Music School

Karen Ryan, Meitheal Cheoil Community Music Group North London

Molly Mulready-Jones, Hackney School of Folk

Eilish Byrne-Whelan, Feith an Cheoil

Nora Mulready, Hackney School of Folk

Artisan Row

artisan rowArtisan Row are a great band made up of four well-known figures from the London Irish music scene, Elma McElligott, Conor Doherty, Pete Quinn and Karen Ryan. The band explores a wide range of traditional tunes and songs with a unique sound. They recently played at the Return to Camden Festival to much acclaim.

Click below to hear Karen Ryan playing an Irish slow air on the fiddle.