Andy Irvine

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Touring Early Oct 2022.

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BIO

Musician, singer, songwriter, and Lifetime Achievement Award winner at the inaugural RTÉ Folk Awards, Andy has had an amazing musical career over the past 50 years. At the helm of legendary bands like Sweeney’s Men in the mid 60s, to the enormous success of Planxty in the 70s, and then Patrick Street, Mozaik, LAPD and recently Usher’s Island, Andy is both a world music pioneer and an icon for traditional music and musicians.

Andy is one of the great Irish singers, his voice one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland. He has been hailed as “a tradition in himself”.

Musician, singer, songwriter, Andy has maintained his highly individual performing skills throughout his over 50-year career.

As a soloist, Andy fills the role of the archetypal troubadour with a show and a travelling lifestyle that reflect his lifelong influence, Woody Guthrie. To quote the Irish Times, “Often copied, never equalled”, his repertoire consists of Irish traditional songs, dexterous Balkan dance tunes and a compelling cannon of his own self-penned songs.

Tour Dates

01/10/2022Hyde TavernWINCHESTER
02/10/2022Kitchen Garden CaféBIRMINGHAM
03/10/2022Nettlebed Folk ClubNR HENLEY-ON-THAMES
04/10/2022Stratford PlayhouseSTRATFORD-UPON-AVON
05/10/2022The JunctionCAMBRIDGE
06/10/2022London Irish CentreLONDON
07/10/2022Roots Music ClubDONCASTER
08/10/2022Tyneside Irish CentreNEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
09/10/2022Alnwick PlayhouseALNWICK
12/10/2022Brewery Arts CentreKENDAL
13/10/2022Settle Victoria HallSETTLE
14/10/2022Reeth Memorial HallRICHMOND