Music/Interview: 26 Jun 1980 Dermot Stokes THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING IRVINE Dermot Stokes records a personal history of Irish Folk through the eyes of Andy Irvine I. Early Days “I started off playing American stuff on the guitar. Woody Guthrie was my idol, and I wanted to play every instrument that he played. So I… Read More Archive: 1980 Hotpress Interview
Note from Paul: This interview took place in November 1982, in London. It was done for Guitar International; but by the time I had transcribed it, GI went through one of the lurches in editorial policy to which it was prone, and I was told that it would now only be interested in classical and… Read More Archive: 1982 – Liam O’Flynn & Andy Irvine in conversation with Paul Magnussen
Christmas on TG4 02.01.17 – 00.00am Planxty – No Disco Dedicated to legendary Irish band Planxty. Presented by Leagues O’Toole, the programme features exclusive interviews with founding members Christy Moore, Liam Óg O’Flynn and Andy Irvine as well as Paul Brady who… Read More Planxty – No Disco documentary to air this Christmas on TG4!
Planxty - Concert Programme Olympia Theatre, Dublin, Aug. 1980 At the beginning of the sixties there was a tremendous worldwide revival and interest in folk music. The high point of that for many was the growth in popularity of the folk clubs and folk music festivals. Folk music and folk groups were appearing all over Ireland.… Read More Archive: Planxty – 1980 Concert Programme
DECEMBER 2016 – FEBRUARY 2017 TOUR in AUSTRALIA 28th DEC. – 1st JAN. Woodford Folk Festival, QLD w/ Luke Plumb 4th JAN. Old Museum, Brisbane, Queensland w/ Four Winds 480 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 Doors 7pm. / Stage 7.30pm. Tickets: $25/$20 Booking info: +61 (0)7 3257 4089 Email 6th – 8th JAN. Cygnet… Read More DEC 2016 – FEB 2017 – AUSTRALIAN Tour w/ Luke Plumb