Andy Irvine

Official Site

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 55-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 canon of his own self-penned songs.




Gigs in July and Tour in September


GIGs & Festivals

Hofheim, San Daniele del Friuli, Belgium,
Clonakilty, Germany & Austria,
UK solo tour and more!

Gigs in Ireland

OLD DOG LONG ROAD - vol.1 & 2

Retrospective double albums


Next Gigs

5 July - Interkeltisches Folkfestival, Hofheim am Taunus

7 July - Folkest, San Daniele del Friuli

27 July - De Lysterscheure, Diksmuide, Belgium - with Quilty

28 July - Zilleghem Folkfestival, Loppem, Belgium - with Quilty