Yann Tiersen & QUINQUIS — Kerber Solo Piano (music)

Wednesday, August 2, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Join Yann Tiersen & QUINQUIS on their Musical Sailboat Adventure!

Embark on a unique musical journey with Breton composer Yann Tiersen and QUINQUIS as they set sail on their sailboat, Ninnog, for a series of performances across Ireland, Wales, Scotland, England, and the Faroe Islands.… Continue Reading>>>

Blood Harmony

Saturday, July 22, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Brought up in a highly musical family, it was no surprise that Örn Eldjárn and Ösp Eldjárn would often collaborate throughout their artistic careers spanning two decades. They have now joined forces again, returning to their folky roots to perfect the ‘Blood Harmony’ concept – which happens when close family members sing together.… Continue Reading>>>

Shooglenifty

Sunday, May 21, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Shooglenifty was formed in 1990 by musicians from the Scottish Highlands, Orkney and Edinburgh. Its bright spark was the idea of fusing traditional and traditional-sounding melodies with the beats and bass-lines of a mixed bag of more contemporary influences.… Continue Reading>>>

Lulo Reinhardt and Yuliya Lonskaya 

Saturday, May 13, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Lulo Reinhardt, from Germany (Koblenz) is the grandnephew of Django Reinhardt and has toured in the UK several times in the past 10 years, including an appearance at Cork Jazz Festival and a prior performance here at Universal Hall.… Continue Reading>>>

Phamie Gow

Saturday, April 15, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

One of Scotland’s most gifted and versatile composer/performers, internationally celebrated pianist, harpist and singer Phamie Gow offers a rare chance to listen close-up as she shares her innovative compositions, intertwined with entertaining stories.… Continue Reading>>>

Firelight Trio

Thursday, March 23, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Firelight Trio play European folk music that is evocative, inventive, and endlessly exciting. Driving fiddle and gorgeous nyckelharpa meet deep accordion grooves in a rich tapestry of lively Swedish polskas and Scottish reels, lilting French waltzes, toe-tapping klezmer, dazzling original tunes and more.… Continue Reading>>>

FARA

Saturday, March 18, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

Fired up and raring to go after a lockdown spent creating hugely popular film project, ‘The Orkney Series’, Scottish powerhouse quartet FARA unveiled their highly anticipated third studio album in 2022.… Continue Reading>>>

Spring/Summer Season 2023

McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle – photo: Andy Seward

Our 2023 Spring/Summer Season will open with folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle and John McCusker, taking to the stage on Friday 24th February, at 7.30pm! The listing for this gig is now live on our website to mark the date, and tickets are bookable.… Continue Reading>>>

McGoldrick, McCusker & Doyle

Friday, February 24, 2023 , 7:30 pm 9:30 pm

The opening gig of our Spring/Summer season sees us welcoming folk music’s legendary triumvirate of musical magpies, Mike McGoldrick, John Doyle, and John McCusker back to the stage. First jamming together as teenagers, a quarter century later these Celtic folk heroes are still combining forces to share music with the world and have released two studio albums in recent years, The Reed That Bends in the Storm (2020) and The Wishing Tree (2018).… Continue Reading>>>