Kilkenny Arts Festival 10th - 19th August 2012 - music

By: Kilkenny Arts  05/12/2011
Keywords: Arts Festival

TrioVD

TrioVD, one of the most innovative jazz bands in the UK, are coming to the Set for an unmissable high-energy gig.

Guo Yue - Cookery Demonstration

Guo Yue, author, chef, composer and flute player awakens the senses at a Chinese cookery masterclass.

Barry Guy & Evan Parker

A rare chance to see these giants of jazz improv play together as a duo, sharing the intuitive musical understanding they’ve built up over more than forty years. 

T with the Maggies with Donal Lunny

A very special night in St. Canice's with Tríona and Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Moya Brennan.

Hanggai

Hanggai bring their unique blend of Mongolian instruments and Western sensibility to Kilkenny.

Luka Bloom & Friends

A night of rousing, heartfelt songs and outstanding musicianship in the Set.

The Amazing Few - End of Festival Party

An 11-piece band (and counting) who play ‘psycho-pop’; a unique style of music that leans heavily on ska, nicks pop’s lunch money and gives punk a wedgie.

TrioVD

TrioVD, one of the most innovative jazz bands in the UK, are coming to the Set for an unmissable high-energy gig.

Guo Yue - Cookery Demonstration

Guo Yue, author, chef, composer and flute player awakens the senses at a Chinese cookery masterclass.

Barry Guy & Evan Parker

A rare chance to see these giants of jazz improv play together as a duo, sharing the intuitive musical understanding they’ve built up over more than forty years. 

T with the Maggies with Donal Lunny

A very special night in St. Canice's with Tríona and Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Moya Brennan.

Hanggai

Hanggai bring their unique blend of Mongolian instruments and Western sensibility to Kilkenny.

Luka Bloom & Friends

A night of rousing, heartfelt songs and outstanding musicianship in the Set.

The Amazing Few - End of Festival Party

An 11-piece band (and counting) who play ‘psycho-pop’; a unique style of music that leans heavily on ska, nicks pop’s lunch money and gives punk a wedgie.

Barry Guy & Evan Parker

A rare chance to see these giants of jazz improv play together as a duo, sharing the intuitive musical understanding they’ve built up over more than forty years. 

Guo Yue - Cookery Demonstration

Guo Yue, author, chef, composer and flute player awakens the senses at a Chinese cookery masterclass.

Hanggai

Hanggai bring their unique blend of Mongolian instruments and Western sensibility to Kilkenny.

Luka Bloom & Friends

A night of rousing, heartfelt songs and outstanding musicianship in the Set.

T with the Maggies with Donal Lunny

A very special night in St. Canice's with Tríona and Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill, Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh and Moya Brennan.

The Amazing Few - End of Festival Party

An 11-piece band (and counting) who play ‘psycho-pop’; a unique style of music that leans heavily on ska, nicks pop’s lunch money and gives punk a wedgie.

TrioVD

TrioVD, one of the most innovative jazz bands in the UK, are coming to the Set for an unmissable high-energy gig.

Keywords: Arts Festival

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