Date: Friday 18 September
Location: Firkin Crane Theatre
Artist: This is How We Fly
Tickets: Single ticket €15* available here
*Included in festival ticket €175
This is How We Fly brings together four musicians, each of them rooted in different cultures and musical vocabularies, each on the cusp of their most fertile and creative years. Individually, each member has carved out a reputation for not just mastering their chosen fields but rising above, redefining and renewing the musical world they come from.
Date: Sunday 20 September
Location: Triskel Christchurch
Artist: Eat My Noise, Sean Mac Erlaine, Valgeir Sigurðsson, Liam Bryne, Tomas Gall, James Fortune, Alex Petcu and Cork Concert Orchestra
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Created by Cork audio compositors Eat My Noise are joined by very special guests for a night of music that will take you onboard a ship on a journey to harbour through the marriage of two stories; Ireland’s worst storm, and the epic story of Aeneas and the rage of Juno.
Seán Mac Erlaine is a Dublin-based woodwind instrumentalist, composer and music producer, recognised as one of Ireland’s most forward-thinking creative musicians. Seán’s works intersects folk, free improvisation, jazz and traditional music. He also collaborates with a range of non-musical artists particularly in theatre and radio. An accomplished saxophonist and clarinetist, Seán holds a PhD in music (practice-led research around customised live electronics in solo woodwind performance), a first degree honours Masters of Music (Jazz Performance) and a Diploma in Jazz Performance awarded by The Guildhall School of Music, London.
Seán maintains a busy performance schedule in Ireland and internationally working with a hugely diverse range of musicians and artists reflecting his own versatility and interest in cross-platform work. He has performed with leading musical figures including Bill Frisell, David Toop, The Smith Quartet, Hayden Chisholm, Lisa Hannigan, Frank Gratkowski, Ronan Guilfoyle, Iarla O’Lionaird, Damo Suzuki and many more. He has also performed as a special guest with Detroit techno legends Underground Resistance and The Gloaming. He has performed his own music at many festivals such as i & e festival, The Dun Laoghaire Festival of World Cultures, DEAF, Bottlenote Festival, Cork Jazz Festival, Bray Jazz Festival, Foligno Jazz Festival, Linköping Folkmusic Festival, Celtic Connections, Dublin Fringe Festival, The Dublin Theatre Festival, The Kilkenny Arts Festival, 12 Points! and The Venice Biennale.