Celebrated Irish Musician Andy Irvine Kicks Off Middletown House Concerts

Celebrated Irish Musician Andy Irvine Kicks Off Middletown House Concerts Andy Irvine likes house shows and says he’s comfortable performing in unorthodox spaces. (Brian Hartigan) Michael Hamad Contact Reporter In 1980, Wesleyan archivist Jody Cormack and her husband, the late musician and teacher T. Viswanathan, purchased a home on a quiet Middletown street with the… Read More Celebrated Irish Musician Andy Irvine Kicks Off Middletown House Concerts

U.S. not worth trip anymore: Irvine

From left: Glen Hansard, Elvis Costello, Imelda May, Andy Irvine, Lisa Hannigan and John Sheehan at the Celebration of British and Irish Culture Concert in the Royal Albert Hall in London during President Michael D. Higgins’s five-day state visit to Britain in 2014. ROLLINGNEWS.IE/ARAS AN UACHTARAIN By Daniel Neely Andy Irvine nine-day tour of the… Read More U.S. not worth trip anymore: Irvine

Ushers Island at FolkEast (Live Review)

written by Johnny Whalley 7 September, 2016 Hands up those who’ve heard of Usher’s Island? No, not Dublin’s medieval quay on the Liffey, rather the coming together of five of the best Irish musicians of the last five decades. Apart from a few ripples that spread after their appearance during Celtic Connections in January 2015, if… Read More Ushers Island at FolkEast (Live Review)