As part of their ongoing digital concert series, IMDL is hosting a free concert mini-series featuring ten of the best traditional Irish musicians and singers on the London scene.
The concerts will be available on all IMDL social networks and YouTube channels during St. Patrick’s Day.
The series begins Monday with Mick O’Connor and Aoife Ni Bhriain. The festivities continue Tuesday with Jean Kelly and Thomas McCarthy.
On St. Patrick’s Day, Colman Connolly plays with Colette O’Leary. Chan Reid and Andy Martyn star on Thursday as the series wraps up with Peter McAlinden and Brogan McAuliffe.
Monday March 15, 2021: Mick O’Connor (banjo) / Aoife Ni Bhriain (violin)
Tuesday March 16, 2021: Jean Kelly (harp) / Thomas McCarthy (voice)
Wednesday March 17, 2021: Colman Connolly (pipes) / Colette O’Leary (piano accordion)
Thursday March 18, 2021: Chan Reid (voice) / Andy Martyn (button accordion)
Friday March 19, 2021: Peter McAlinden (whistle / keys) / Brogan McAuliffe (concertina)
The 2021 digital concert series continues on March 26 with an on-site concert in Otley Courthouse, West Yorkshire, with Maire Ni Chathasaigh and Chris Newman. Tickets £ 10 at www.thelockinn.io/imdl (stream available for 10 days)