Aiken Promotions in partnership with Dublin City Council

MusicTown: John Sheahan & Colm Mac Con Iomaire

21 April 2018

Booking Information

Date: 21 April
On the Abbey Stage

Time: 8pm

Tickets: €30


MusicTown 2018 presents a collaboration between two very special Irish musicians, plus guests.

John Sheahan‘s contribution to Irish music is enormous. Many will know him as the last living member of the ground-breaking 1960s balladeers The Dubliners, others as a poet, others as a classically-trained composer of such epochal titles as The Marino Waltz. Today John Sheahan spreads unspoken wisdom and ephemeral fiddle magic to younger musicians who aspire to a musical journey such as his.

Colm Mac Con Iomaire was a founding member of the influential experimental trad outfit Kíla, before becoming the founding member of The Frames with busking pal Glen Hansard, and also a member of the Swell Season. 2008’s The Hare’s Corner (Cúinne an Ghiorria) and 2015’s And Now the Weather (Agus Anois an Aimsir) are two albums of instrumental compositions which far transcend his traditional music roots into something more singularly cinematic.

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Abbey Theatre
26/27 Lower Abbey Street
Dublin 1
D01 K0F1