April Verch - Moving On Music- Tour

Roundup from Moving On Music this April & May

We’ve received the latest offering from local promoters Moving On Music and definitely thought we’d share.

Amy McAllister ‘String on String’ Album Launch – Saturday 1 April – Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
It’s been a busy year for the Co.Antrim born harpist and singer that will culminate in the launch of her debut album ‘String on String’ this Saturday. The launch will feature an eclectic mix of traditional songs and tunes, original music, and guest musicians.

Night Music – Alex Petcu & Ioana Petcu-Colan – Wednesday 5 April – Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
The final concert of the Night Music series and it’s a very special one indeed. World-renowned percussionist Alex Petcu will perform with his sister (and one of Ireland’s finest musicians) Ioana Petcu-Colan, for a night of new works and familiar masterpieces.

The Indian Impressions Trio – Friday 21 April – Crescent Arts Centre
We are delighted to present The Indian Impressions Trio with our partners Arts Ekta, for what promises to be an exceptional night of music seldom heard in this part of the world. Come along and experience an incredible musical journey performed by masters of south Indian classical music.

The Furrow Collective – Wednesday 10 May – Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
This mouthwatering collaboration centers on a shared love of traditional songs, guided by playful, boundary-defying musicianship. It has resulted in a staggering number of nominations and awards over the past two years including best group, track, and singer at recent BBC Folk Awards. We are delighted to welcome back the incredible Furrow Collective.

April Verch Band – 10-14th May – Touring across Northern Ireland
One might suspect a performer with as many talents as Verch would pause to take a breath. But on stage, Verch is almost superhuman, flawlessly intertwining and overlapping different elements; stepdancing while fiddling, singing while stepdancing., sometimes singing, stepping and fiddling all at once. Come witness, leave astonished. Check out our interview & gig review of her last visit

Chamber Choir Ireland – 23 May & 20 June – St Thomas’ Church, Eglantine Ave
Hearing a 16 strong chamber choir at the top of their game is cathartic enough, hearing them perform the works of Orlandus Lassus, Arvo Pärt, Igor Stravinsky, and Sergei Rachmaninov to name but a few is pretty special indeed. Chamber Choir Ireland will be up twice in May and June with ‘The Great Mystery’ and ‘The Orthodox Spirit’.

Damo Suzuki with Blue Whale + Paul Stapleton support from Robocobra Quartet – Saturday 26 May – Black Box
In association with The Thin Air present the legendary vocalist of pioneering Krautrock group CAN, Damo Suzuki for a fully improvised show with experimental rock maestros Blue Whale, and Californian improviser, sound artist, inventor and writer, Paul Stapleton, with support on the night from Robocobra Quartet. Unmissable for anyone with even a passing interest in experimental and improvised music.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit Moving On Music here.