Thursday Night Acoustic Sessions @STAC

September 29, 2022
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October 27, 2022

A series of stripped back, intimate acoustic sessions in the gallery @STAC

The Gallery @STAC
Each Thursday at 7:30pm
Booking required - limited capacity
Free
Online Event
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Thursday Night Acoustic Sessions @STAC

September 29, 2022
-
October 27, 2022

A series of stripped back, intimate acoustic sessions in the gallery @STAC

The Gallery @STAC
Each Thursday at 7:30pm
Booking required - limited capacity
Free
Online Event
plan your visit

Starting on September 29th, and running for 5 consecutive Thursdays, these sessions will offer the unique experience of enjoying some of the best musicians Clonmel has to offer in a stripped back and intimate setting.

All performances will be free but ticketed, with limited capacity.

Ticket Booking via Eventbrite

Performances will start at 7.30pm sharp

You can book tickets here:

Eamon O'Malley

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/eamon-omalley-tickets-440860183677

Eve Whelan

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/eve-whelan-tickets-418722559447

29th September - The Benedictine Quartet

The Benedictine Quartet is a newly formed folk group which is made up of Ross Boland, Dylan Fogarty, Sean Deegan and Stephen McGrath (from Crow Black Chicken). The musical collective spawned from the Phil Carroll’s midweek improv sessions with the late greats Philip Donnelly and Tony McLoughlin along with current members Sean Deegan and Dylan Fogarty. The name is taken from the monks secret formula for all things good for the lungs, purely medicinal of course!! Their mission is to leave every audience enriched in an acoustic experience delivered with the  passion the songwriter intended. They pay homage to the acousticCountry/Americana genre populated by the great Texan songwriters Townes Van Zandt, Nanci Griffith and Guy Clark to County Down’s unique son Tony McLoughlin, Dublin’s own Philip Donnelly and the artists he supported along the way, John Prine, Lee Clayton and the Everly Brothers.

6th October - Edel Meade

Award-winning singer-songwriter and Tipperary woman EDEL MEADE will perform at South Tipperary Arts Centre on Thursday 6th October following the release of her critically acclaimed solo album BRIGIDS AND PATRICIAS last year. One of The Irish Times’ Best Albums of 2021- this extraordinary collection of original songs draws from Irish history, Irish folklore and current affairs in exploring what it means to be a woman in 21st century Ireland. Edel is noted for her mesmerising performances and her haunting, powerful music.  She spent over a decade working as a professional jazz vocalist in Dublin before taking the time to hone her songwriting craft. These days, for Edel Meade, music-making is less about playing within the confines of a specific genre and more about stretching her abilities as a creative artist with a lot to say.

www.edelmeade.com      

13th October - Purple Roses

Purple Roses aka Marie and Jane were born in Dublin but now call Tipperary home. Originally influenced by Mary Black and Sinead O Connor, they now write and perform their own folk style songs. Marie is very passionate about the power of music to tell a story while Jane enjoys adding the magic of the melody.

20th October - Eamon O'Malley

Playing his first solo piano concert since 2019, Eamon O’Malley will be performing a program of modern minimalist composers: Philip Glass, Ludicivo Einaudi, Enzio Bosso, Martin Kohlstedt along with solo piano arrangements of some of his compositions from the recent Culture Night Event ‘Clonmel Song Cycle’.

Eamon O’Malley is a Tipperary-based musician, composer, musical director and educator. He is the Musical Director of Uproar Rock Chorus and Belle Voci Choir. His first solo EP - Liminal Spaces Vol 1 - was released in December 2020 and is available to stream from all major platforms. He is also the creator and host of the Sofa Symphony Listening Party series - an online interactive listening party experience that focus on great works of concert music. He is a founder member of CLE, an electro-acoustic music and digital media ensemble based in Clonmel. He recently composed Clonmel Song Cycle, a Culture Night event produced by Clonmel Junction Festival.

27th October - Eve Whelan

Eve Whelan is a 19 year old singer/songwriter and musician hailing from Clonmel, County Tipperary. Her love affair with music began at an early age joining her local marching and concert band, Banna Chluain Meala, at nine years old, with whom she plays the trumpet. Eve has completed all grade exams and Senior Certificate in Music Theatre and Popular Singing through the RIAM. She independently released her debut single 'Transitions' in March 2021, prior to the release of her debut EP "Reflection' in June of the same year. The 5 track EP was written, performed and produced by Eve from her bedroom studio. Eve has completed her first year as a music student at University College Cork and is currently working on new music.

Supported through the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme

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