Andy Irvine

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ANDY IRVINE is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. He has been hailed as "a tradition in himself".

Musician, singer, songwriter, Andy has maintained his highly individual performing skills throughout his over 50-year career.

Andy has been at the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men in the mid 60s, to the enormous success of Planxty in the 70s, and then Patrick Street, Mozaik, LAPD and recently Usher’s Island. Andy has been a world music pioneer and an icon for traditional music and musicians.

As a soloist, Andy fills the role of the archetypal troubadour with a show and a travelling lifestyle that reflect his lifelong influence, Woody Guthrie. To quote the Irish Times, "Often copied, never equalled", his repertoire consists of Irish traditional songs, dexterous Balkan dance tunes and a compelling cannon of his own self-penned songs.




6th October - 8th November 2019

UK Solo Tour 2019

MOZAIK - 3rd New Album

“The Long And The Short Of It”

Planxty Retrospective

Special guest: Chrysoula Kechagioglou

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Old Dog Long Road - Vol.1

Andy Irvine 1961-2012 [2 discs]

Old Dog Long Road - Vol.1

Limited Edition

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Next Gigs

6th October - 8th November - UK Solo Tour

16th November - Coastguard Cultural Centre, Tramore, Co. Waterford

23rd November - Drogheda Arts Centre w/ Dónal Lunny, Drogheda, Co. Louth

6th December - The Purty Kitchen, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin

7th December - Flowerfield Arts Centre, Portstewart, Co. Derry