Vote for your favourite acts at each of the three semi-finals (22 & 29 Oct and 5 Nov) with a variety of entertainment for all the family to enjoy. Ten acts will qualify for the Grand Final on Sunday 12th November. One act will win €3000 sponsored by DNG O'Sullivan Hurley. Stay tuned to Clare FM.
How's Your Father, the brand new comedy play by Conal Gallen starts it's nationwide tour this Autumn. A B&B! A Landlady! A Priest! A Jockey! A Mystery! It's a side-splitting tale of love, deceit, mystery, bad food and a bit of "How's Your Father" thrown in for good measure! A show not to be missed!! Age recommendation 16+ Make sure to book your tickets early 065 6843103 or glor.ie
Valentines day 1920 Mamie Smith stepped up to the microphone in The Okeh Company in New York and shouted out “That Thing Called Love”. Smith made the first recording of a black female vocalist and opened the door to a generation of “Classic Blues” vocalists, transforming the blues from local folk music into the art form it is today. Female blues singers brought black culture into the American mainstream significant contributionsto the development of jazz and blues in popular music. Ladies in the Bluespays homage to these women, telling the story of the progression of theblues through song with Ireland's leading blues divas and a band comprising Ireland's finest blues musicians. The singers are Flo McSweeney, Emma Nicolai, Gill Quinn & Clara Rose. Visit ladiesintheblues.com for more information.
A special collaborative performance between NOTIFY, Ireland's experimental virtuosos of traditional music and America's Mark Lettieri Trio of 3 time Grammy Award winning JAZZ SUPER-group Snarky Puppy.Supported by 'Arts Council Ireland and Arts Council of Northern Ireland Touring Award | Traditional Arts'