Wednesday 20 September 2017

The Culture Charts

The Cavalcaders
The Cavalcaders

Aedin Gormley

Man, Woman and Child

A concert of songs based on the Child ballad collection – traditional songs collected by Francis Child in England and Scotland between 1882 and 1898. Performances by Luke Cheevers and Niamh Parsons. National Library of Ireland, Kildare St, this Wednesday, 7pm. No booking required. See www.nli.ie

'The Cavalcaders' on Tour

Billy Roche's play (pictured) is set in a small-town cobbler's shop. Four shoe-makers make the mundane marvellous as they transform themselves nightly into The Cavalcaders, a singing quartet. Tonight at the Backstage Theatre, Longford – Tuesday and Wednesday at Droichead Arts Centre. See www.nomadtheatrenetwork.ie

Crash Ensemble Nordic

Crash Ensemble and special guest Valgeir Sigurdsson bring you music from the expansive beauty of the northern shores of Europe. Featuring works by Kaija Saariaho (Finland), Tobias Brostrom (Sweden) and more. This Friday, 8pm, Project Arts Centre, Space Upstairs. See www.projectartscentre.ie

Irish Independent

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