Wednesday, August 27, 2014

First Album Aisling Jarvis To Be Released

"A Handful of Bad Ideas", the debut album from 22 year-old Dublin singer/songwriter and music producer Aisling Jarvis, daughter of Clannad frontwoman Moya Brennan, is due for release on September 1st 2014 on BEO Records. On the self produced album, Aisling sings and plays guitar, bouzouki, uilleann pipes, keyboard and percussion. Musically, "A Handful of Bad Ideas" is an amalgamation of genres including pop-punk, mainstream pop, acoustic and alt-indie and many subtle Irish musical influences. The album will be available on iTunes and Amazons ( and .de). For more, visit Facebook /AislingJarvisMusic or Twitter @_Aisling.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Clannad Announce Irish Autumn Tour

Clannad has just announced selected number of Irish dates. They will be playing five dates around Ireland at the end of October and November. The group will be starting off their tour in Limerick (October 29), continuing the next night in Cork Opera House (October 30), then returning north to play in the Waterfront Hall Belfast (October 31), before going west to the Royal Theatre, Castlebar (November 1) and finishing at The Olympia Theatre, Dublin (November 2). Tickets for the Irish dates will go on sale next Friday, July 18 at 9am. Tickets for The Olympia are available from €30.50 including booking fee via Ticketmaster.

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Moya Brennan&Cormac De Barra On Festivals

Moya Brennan & Cormac De Barra will visit several festivals this summer. On 1 August the play at the Libori festival in Paderborn Germany. On 9 August you can find them at the Interceltique Festival in Lorient France. On 21 August they play at the 6th Annual Féile An Droichead in the Ulster Museum in Belfast. Finally, on 20 September, they get on stage at the Muckross Harp Trail in Killarney, Co Kerry Ireland.

Monday, July 07, 2014

More concerts UK Tour Clannad

As posted before on this blog, Clannad will do an UK tour in October 2014, starting on the 10th in Northampton.
Some more dates have been added to this tour.
Tickets are or will become available at

The new additional dates are;
- Tue 21 Oct Worthing England, Assembly Hall
- Wed 22 Oct Dorking, Dorking Halls
- Thu 23 Oct Lincoln, The Engine Shed
- Fri 24 Oct Carlisle,Sands Centre
- Sat 25 Oct Dunfermline, Scotland Alhambra Theater
- Fri 31 Oct Belfast, NI, Waterfront Hall Auditorium & Studio just added

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Moya Brennan / Cormac De Barra Concert Belfast (Update)

Moya Brennan and Cormac De Barra will perform at the An Droichead theatre in Belfast on thursday 21 August at 8PM, as a part of the 6th Annual Féile An Droichead . Tickets for the concert are already on sale at the theatre and on the Ents 24 website.
Update: The show has been moved to the Ulster Museum Belfast.

Clannad Video "In A Lifetime" Glastonbury

On 29th June 2014 Clannad played in the Acoustic Tent at the Glastonbury Festival. Earlier Clannad said on Twitter "Thrilled to be making a long overdue appearance at Glastonbury Festival this year!" Enjoy a video on YouTube of Clannad with Moya Brennan looking a little hippie, playing "In A Lifetime".

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Clannad UK Shows October 2014

Clannad announced another serie of concerts in the UK this October.
For now eight concerts are planned. Tickets for the shows go on presale Thursday 5 June and general sale on Friday 6 June 2014.
Tickets are available at the venues or at 24hr Tkt Hotline: 0844 338 0000
or The concert list so far:

- Fri 10 Oct; Northampton, Derngate; 01604 624 811 
- Sat 11 Oct; Coventry, Warwick Arts Centre; 024 7652 4524
- Sun 12 Oct; York, Grand Opera House; 0844 871 3024
- Mon 13 Oct; Liverpool, Cathedral; 0844 338 0000
- Tue 14 Oct; Ipswich, Regent Theatre; 01473 433 100
- Thu 16 Oct; Llandudno, Venue Cymru; 01492 872 000
- Fri 17 Oct; Reading, Hexagon 0118 960 6060
- Sat 18 Oct; London, Union Chapel; 0844 338 0000

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Clannad and Moya Brennan (& family) on Glastonbury Festival

Clannad and Moya Brennan & family are playing on the upcoming Glastonbury Festival, the world's biggest greenfield festival 2014. On friday 27 June Moya & family perform on the Croissant Neuf stage. Two days later, sunday 29 June, Clannad takes the stage in the Acoustic Tent for a, according to the schedule, 50 minutes performance.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Clannad And Moya Brennan Playing Festivals

Moya Brennan and Clannad will be playing on some festivals during the upcoming months. Moya Brennan will be making special guest appearances at the Gate to Southwell Folk Festival in June. She plays Southwell for the first time with her own band The Jarvis Family on 7th and 8th June. (tickets still available) Moya also plays on 20 June at the City North Hotel Dublin. (tickets available) Finally, Clannad will be playing on the Glastonbury Festival on June 27th. (sold out)

Aisling Jarvis Interview And Performance

Aisling Jarvis, so called the Clannad's daughter, has been interviewed by the website Aisling talks about her music, the influence of the music of Clannad and her mother Moya Brennan, the Irish culture and future plans. Aisling also performed at the Savage Sunday show on Today FM.