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.

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ANDY IRVINE & PAUL BRADY
40th Anniversary Tour Programme

including Live Recording CD
from March 1977 in NY


ANDY IRVINE & PAUL BRADY 40th Anniversary Tour Programme

plus signed by Andy & Paul

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RTÉ RADIO 1
FOLK AWARDS 2018

Andy received the Lifetime Achievement Award
at the inaugural RTÉ Radio 1 Folk Awards
held at Vicar Street on the 25th October!


RTE FOLK AWARDS 2018

Here is the link for the full show broadcast

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NEW ALBUM
“PRECIOUS HEROES”
Andy Irvine & Luke Plumb

Released on 14th February 2018


Precious Heroes

Online order is available

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Next Gigs


17th January - Out to Lunch Arts Festival at The Black Box, Belfast


22nd January - Celtic Connections, w/ Usher's Island


25th January - Ballincollig Winter Music Festival, Ballincollig, Cork


26th January - TRADFEST, at Rathfarnham Castle, Dublin


2nd February - Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray w/ Dónal Lunny


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