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News Ireland » Music: Beloved Irish music store Waltons closes its Dublin city doors amid soaring rent prices

News channel or source: https://www.irishcentral.com/news/beloved-irish-instrument-store-walton-s-closes-its-dublin-city-doors-over-soaring-rent-prices
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

If you were grew up in Dublin and were any way musically inclined - chances are you got your first tin whistle or guitar in Waltons World of Music. After almost a century, Waltons will cease to have a presence in Dublin city center. In 1922, Martin Walton ...

News Ireland » Music: Fiddling around in Ireland

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Fiddling-around-in-Ireland-542979
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

So what better place for a musician to go to try to get a handle on the intricacies of Irish music? California-born Tel Aviv resident Daniel Hoffman is an accomplished violinist. Trained in classical music he eventually veered off into the various strands ...

News Ireland » Music: February 22 Vallejo A&E Source: Irish tenor Emmet Cahill back in Vacaville

News channel or source: http://www.timesheraldonline.com/article/NH/20180219/NEWS/180219811
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

He began formal training at 18 at the Royal Irish Academy of Music where he was named “Most Promising Young Singer” in 2010. His debut solo recording, “Emmet Cahill’s Ireland,” was No. 1 on the World Music Billboard charts. Hand-selecting the ...

News Ireland » Music: March Is The 'Month Of The Irish' At The Old Castlemaine Gaol

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/australia-melbourne/article/March-Is-The-Month-Of-The-Irish-At-The-Old-Castlemaine-Gaol-20180219
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Then on March 14th John McSherry & Dónal O'Connor, regarded as two of Ireland's finest instrumentalists and producers, chart a path from the ancient music of the Gael to the contemporary shape of traditional Irish music today. These two supreme ...

News Ireland » Music: The Dropkick Murphys’ Tim Brennan talks music, fans and playing the El ‘n’ Gee

News channel or source: http://www.theday.com/aemusic/20180219/dropkick-murphysx2019-tim-brennan-talks-music-fans-and-playing-el-x2018nx2019-gee
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

“I started getting into traditional Irish music, stuff that my parents and my grandparents would listen to that I just started finding interest in for whatever reason,” he says. “I had started playing the tin whistle just so I could play along with ...

News Ireland » Music: All Songs +1: Rejjie Snow Talks Black-Irish Identity, Relationships and Bad Rap

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/all-songs-1-rejjie-snow-talks-black-irish-identity-relationships-and-bad-rap
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

An Irish-born rapper with a world perspective ... "I had a different outlook growing up where I grew up 'cause, as you say, I grew up listening to techno music. With making hip-hop I've got a different perspective and experience," Rejjie says through ...

News Ireland » Music: Local music is soundtrack of travel in France, Portugal, Ireland

News channel or source: https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/travel/2018/02/17/local-music-soundtrack-travel-france-portugal-ireland/110387108/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

More than a snapshot or a forkful of food, traditional local music provokes an authentic “sense of place” at travel destinations. It’s a mariachi band that gives life to a margarita in Mexico; and in the Caribbean, it’s the sound of a steel drum ...

News Ireland » Music: Rex Ingram: Ireland's forgotten Hollywood blockbuster film director

News channel or source: http://www.thejournal.ie/rex-ingram-3850163-Feb2018/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

The Irish director was huge in early Hollywood – so big that ... “Our ambition here is to create music and even a sound world that is more restrained, understated, yet consistently echoes the core themes of the movie as well as Ingram’s highly ...

News Ireland » Music: Tenor Emmet Cahill brings Irish favorites to Monument

News channel or source: http://gazette.com/tenor-emmet-cahill-brings-irish-favorites-to-monument/article/1620990
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

"I sing a lot of the old standards. You never get away with not singing those," said the 27-year-old Irish tenor. "Irish music means a lot to a lot of people. 'Danny Boy' or 'The Parting Glass,' those songs mean a lot to a lot of people, and I do find that ...