SHARED MUSIC SESSIONS IN A VAN

Connecting communities through culture and music

Shared Music Sessions Autumn 2022

The Festival in a Van Shared Music Sessions are visiting twenty one counties throughout Ireland from August to October.

Connecting through culture and our shared love of music, and presented with the generous atmosphere of the traditional Irish seisiún, we are delighted to be supported by Creative Ireland, and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media's Local Live Performance Programming Scheme.

With thanks to our partners in Creative Ireland, Mother Tongues, Music Generation, and the Local Authority Network around Ireland.

About the shared music sessions

An international concert series of events with Irish musicians coming together with Ukrainian musicians, and musicians from other refugee communities via Festival in a Van.

Connecting through culture and our shared love of music, and presented with the generous atmosphere of the traditional Irish seisiún, we are delighted to be supported by Creative Ireland, and the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media's Local Live Performance Programming Scheme.

The Shared Music Sessions kick off on August 23 in Co Kerry, before visiting twenty other counties throughout Ireland in September and October.

Check below for updates on locations, artists, times and dates, and check back soon for more.

With thanks to our partners in Creative Ireland, Mother Tongues, Music Generation, and the Local Authority Network around Ireland.

Shared Music sessions Schedule

Kerry, August 2022

AUGUST 23rd

11am Dingle Peninsula Hotel, Emlagh East, Dingle, Co. Kerry

3pm Dingle Gate Hostel, The Mall, Annascul, Co. Kerry

with performances from Olena Basko and Yaromyr Zastup, James Moore, Damian Greer and  Deirdre Johnson.

AUGUST 24th

11am Buds Family Resource Centre, Ballyduff, Co. Kerry

3pm Earl of Desmond, Tralee, Co. Kerry

with performances from Oleksander Bezrukavyi, Krill Blazhko, Soloviova Evelina, Soloviova Sofiaa, James Moore, Damian Greer and  Deirdre Johnson.

AUGUST 25th

11am Derrynane Hotel, Glenbeg, Caherdaniel

3pm Acard Ltd. Caherciveen Pier, Caherciveen, Co. Kerry

with performances from Maksym Lozovyi, Bryan O'Leary and Shauna Nolan. 

AUGUST 26th

11am Killarney Country Club Lodges, Faha

3pm KDYS Killarney, Fairhill

with performances from Olena Basko, Bryan O'Leary and Shauna Nolan. 

Supported by Kerry County Council and funded by Creative Ireland. Programmed in partnership with Music Generation Kerry

All around Ireland, September 2022

 

SEPTEMBER 12th MEATH
11am Gormanstown, Irishtown, Meath
4pm Kells Christian Brothers, Town Parks, Kells, Meath

with performances from Amie Grendon, Edward Phelan, Noel Perry & Anton Dudchenko

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Meath County Council

 

SEPTEMBER 19th ROSCOMMON
11am Lanesborough, Roscommon
3pm Donamon Castle, Toberkeagh, Roscommon

with performances from Therese Hanley, Nuala Donlon and Mariana Ivanova

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Roscommon County Council

 

SEPTEMBER 20th CARLOW
11am Ballon Community Centre, Carlow

3pm Toughers, Dublin Rd, Carlow

with performances from Áine Donohoe, Brian Murphy, Eric de Buitléar and Mariana Ivanova

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Carlow County Council

 

SEPTEMBER 26th MONAGHAN
11am Barry McGuigan Park, 98 Avenue, Clones

4pm St. Pat’s Accommodation Centre, Monaghan H18VX59

With performances from Mariana Ivanova, Michael Fearon, Sinead McKenna and Oisin Murphy

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Monaghan County Council

 

SEPTEMBER 28th DUBLIN
11am City West, Dublin

3pm Red Cow, Dublin

A multicultural show, programmed with the support of Mother Tongues

 

SEPTEMBER 30th WEXFORD
11am Hookless Village,Co. Wexford

3pm The Danby, Rosslare Rd, Killanick, Co. Wexford

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Wexford County Council

All around Ireland, October 2022

OCTOBER 3rd CAVAN

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Cavan County Council

 

OCTOBER 4th LOUTH
11am St John of Gods, Drumcar.

3pm Leon Kinsella's B&B

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Louth County Council

 

OCTOBER 5th WICKLOW
11am The Royal Hotel, Bray.

1pm The People’s Park, Bray

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Wicklow County Council

 

OCTOBER 6th KILDARE

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Kildare County Council

 

OCTOBER 10th CLARE
11am Kilkee Bay Hotel

3pm Phoenix House, Shannon

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Clare County Council

 

OCTOBER 11th LIMERICK 

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Limerick County Council

 

OCTOBER 12th WATERFORD

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Waterford County Council

 

OCTOBER 17th DONEGAL

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Donegal County Council

 

OCTOBER 18th SLIGO

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Sligo County Council

 

OCTOBER 21st CORK CITY

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Cork City Council

 

OCTOBER 22nd SHERKIN ISLAND, CORK

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Cork County Council

 

OCTOBER 26th MAYO 

Full details coming soon

Supported by Creative Ireland and programmed in collaboration with Mayo County Council