Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Enya And Clannad Dad Leo Brennan Has Died (Update)

At the age of 90, Leo Brennan, musician, entertainer, publican and father of the world famous family that includes Enya and members of Clannad, has died this morning. 

He passed away at his home in Gaoth Dobhair, Donegal, surrounded by his family including his well known daughters Enya and Moya Brennan. 

On behalf of the Clannad Newsblog i send my sincere condolences for the passing of Leo and wish the Brennan family all strength in these sad days.
Update: The friday edition of the Irish Times contains a very nice article in the memory of Leo Brennan. Read about his life and how important music was for him and the careers of his children.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Moya Brennan Concerts Netherlands 2017

Moya Brennan will be doing three concerts in the Netherlands in february 2017. 
The dates and venues are:

- 22 February - Utrecht Tivoli Vredenburg 
- 23 February - Hengelo Metropool 
- 24 February - Vlissingen CCXL Theatre 

Ticket sale starts tomorrow, 20 May, at the theatres.

Monday, May 16, 2016

New Single Roger Shah & Moya Brennan Out Soon

From time to time, Moya Brennan can be heared on backing vocals on songs by various dj's. One of them is the German composer and producer Roger Shah. In 2011 they teamed up on the song "Morning Star". On May 30th, a new song is set to be released on Magic Island, called "Reasons To Live" (Listen to the Uplifting Club Mix), with Moya Brennan on backing vocals again.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Voices & Harps Ireland Tour

Between September 21-30, 2016 you can join Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra on a 9-night tour of Ireland. Over the course of 10 days you will travel around Ireland, while at night you can enjoy the music of Moya Brennan and Cormac de Barra. Next to that Moya will give an exclusive guide through her career, the PBS Special Music of Ireland which she presented, and she will provide a background to her family’s group with a special series in Leo’s Tavern entitled "The Story of Clannad." Cormac will give a presentation on the History of the Irish Harp and demonstrate this instrument. Find more details here.

Friday, March 18, 2016

Moya Brennan & Cormac De Barra Live In NY

Moya Brennan celebrated St.Patricksday in New York this year. Together with Cormac De Barra she played the wonderful song "Erin Gra Mo Chroi", just prior to the start of the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade on 5th Avenue. Have fun with the video of the broadcast. The song is also available on I-Tunes.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Enya Interviewed In "Huffpost Live"

Last Monday, Enya was being interviewed by Alex Miranda of Huffpost Live, an Internet-based video streaming network run by news website The Huffington Post. Enya talks about the process of creating her albums, and especially about her latest studio album "Dark Sky Island" and what inspires her. Have fun with the video of the interview (23:31 min).

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Enya Performing On ABC Talk Show

Enya performed last 11 March on the ABC Talk Show "Live With Kelly And Michael". She played the song "Echoes In The Rain" from her latest album "Dark Sky Island". Afterwards she told she didn't perform or tour that much because she's working on albums all the time. Enjoy the video of the performance.

Monday, March 07, 2016

Moya Brennan On Highland Radio (Update 2)

Tonight at 9PM, the Highland Radio show "Monday Night Sessions" with Paul McDevitt, will have a 2 hour special with Moya Brennan, her daughter Aisling Jarvis and also joining harpist Cormac De Barra. Follow the show live on the Highland Radio website (button "listen live") or using the Periscope app.
Update: Watch Moya Brennan singing "Theme From Harry's Game".
Update 2: Another song by Moya Brennan: "I Will Find You".   

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Moya Brennan At St.Patricks Festival Armagh

Moya Brennan will be part of the St Patrick’s Festival in Armagh and Downpatrick, 10-20 March 2016. On Sat. 19 March at 8PM she'll perform at the Market Place Theatre & Arts Centre in Armagh. Tickets for the concert are still available at the Market Place website. One of the songs she'll definitely play is "Erin Gra Mo Chroi". The same song will be recorded coming months.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Moya Brennan & Cormac de Barra Latvia Concerts

Moya Brennan & Cormac de Barra will be playing some Voices & Harps concerts in Latvia early March 2016. 
Three dates are planned and tickets are still available at the website
The dates and venues are:
March 2: Ventspils - Jūras vārti

March 3 Riga -  Berģu Kultūras centrs

March 4 Valka - Valkas pilsētas kultūras nams