Dublin Concerts 2017

  • FREE historic tour of the church included!
  • Interactive experience - ask artists questions!
  • Top class musicians, singers and dancers!

Dates and Times

  • Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Starts June 16th and ends on August 14th!
  • Concert run from 8 to 9-30pm (Doors from 7.30pm)

Tickets

  • ONLINE PRE-BOOKING ADVISED
  • Tickets also available on the door
  • Concessions available for students

Jesse Smith

Immersed in the thriving music scene of the east coast US, Jesse began playing fiddle at a young age. He graduated from The Baltimore School for the Arts in 1995 and in ’98 moved to Ireland where he joined up with the band Danu for a number of years, recording a CD which received ‘Best Group’ BBC Radio 2 award in 2001. His 2002 self-titled solo album was among the ‘top ten’ CDs cited by music columnist Earle Hitchner in America’s largest Irish weekly, ‘The Irish Echo’. He has since been involved in a number of collaborative projects including recordings with Harry Bradley, Colm Gannon, Emmett Gill, Mick O’Grady and Sean Gavin.  In 2007 and 2008, an Arts Council funded projecte nabled Jesse to reside in the refurbished two-hundred year old cottage of Irish Music flute legend John McKenna (1880-1947).

Jesse has performed and taught Irish music at festivals such as Belfast Folk and Transport Musuem, Skerries Music Festival, Frankie Kennedy Winter  School, Glenties Fiddle  Fest, Drumshanbo Fest, Corofin Trad Fest, Seachtain Cheoil Chois Farraige An Spidéal, The Willie Clancy Summer School and at a number of universities including The University of Limerick and Dundalk Institute of Technology. He has presented the talk ‘The Finer Details of Michael Coleman’s Fiddle Style’ in Queens University Belfast, Na Píobairí Uilleann  and at Catskills Irish Arts Week.

Concert Details

Concert Date 27-08-2017 8:00 pm
Concert End Date 27-08-2017 9:40 pm
Price €15.00
Location Dublin Unitarian Church, Saint Stephen's Green, Dublin
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