Usher’s Island Named after one of the medieval quays along the River Liffey in Dublin, Usher’s Island is a brand-new supergroup uniting two generations of trailblazing Irish musicians, performing here together for the very first time. The revered figures of Donal Lunny, Andy Irvine and Paddy Glackin link the band’s heritage right back to the… Read More Introducing: Usher’s Island
Andy has featured on the BBC’s recent Transatlantic Sessions Series 6. Andy sang & played 3 tracks which are now available on DVD & CD. Tracklist for the series can be seen below.
Andy Irvine is without doubt one of the most respected, prolific and talented folk musicians to come out of Ireland, and as he reached 70 to mark the milestone he decided to put on a two night show in Dublin surrounded by a gathering of impressive musicians from his past and present. Andy Irvine
Here’s an nice piece on Andy’s instrument repair by master luthier S. Sobell. Very interesting, Worth a look for the picture of Andy in his socks alone! 🙂 24 Hour Repair… Luthiers can be slow getting round to things in general and repairs in particular. There’s an apocryphal story (which could certainly apply to me)… Read More 24 Hour Repair…
Andy Irvine Yesterday at 09:03 · Change.org · The Irish Government: Hold a referendum on the public ownership of Ireland’s water – Sign the Petition! 2,076 signatures are still needed! ANDY IRVINE JUST SIGNED THIS PETITION ON CHANGE.ORG.