Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny

TOUR SCHEDULE: APR – SEP 2020 (subject to change)

Here is the current schedue of Gigs, obviously these events are subject to change due to the current climate.

APRIL 2020

GIGS in IRELAND

Sun 12. Kilkea Castle, Castledermot w/ Dónal Lunny – Postponed
Kilkea Demesne, Castledermot, Co. Kildare, R14 XE97
Tel: +353 (0)59 914 5600
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Thur 23. Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire w/ Dónal Lunny – Rescheduled 16 Sept. 2020
Marine Road, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Box office: +353 (0)1 231 2929
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Fri 24. Dolan’s, Limerick
3-4 Dock Road, Limerick
Box office: +353 (0)61 314483
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MAY 2020

GIGS in IRELAND

Sat 2. Abbey Tavern, Howth
28 Abbey Road, Howth, Co. Dublin
Box office: +353 (0)1 839 0307
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Sun 3. Carlingford Heritage Centre, Carlingford
Church Road, Carlingford, Co. Louth
Tel: +353 (0)42 937 3454
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Sat 23. Féile Nasc Folk and Traditional Music Festival, Marley Park
Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16
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Fri 29. Belturbet Civic Centre, Belturbet, Co. Cavan Get Ticket
Sat 30. Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray w/ Dónal Lunny
Main Street, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Box office: +353 (0)1 2724030
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JUNE 2020

GIGS in IRELAND

Fri 12. The Courthouse Arts Centre, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow w/ Dónal Lunny
Dwyer Square, Ballinacor, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow
Box office: +353 (0)402 38529
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Fri 19. Jim Dowling Festival, Glengarriff, West Cork w/ Dónal Lunny
Glengarriff Village, West Cork
Tel: +353 (0)87 759 5931
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Sat 20. The White Horse, Ballincollig, Cork w/ Dónal Lunny
West Village, Ballincollig, Cork P31 YA40
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SEPTEMBER 2020

ANDY IRVINE & PAUL BRADY “A Celebration Of A Classic Album”
featuring Dónal Lunny & Kevin Burke

Thur 3. Perth Concert Hall, Perth Get Ticket
Sun 6. Waterfront Hall, Belfast Get Ticket
Mon 7. Vicar St, Dublin Get Ticket
Tue 8. Vicar St, Dublin Get Ticket
Fri 11. Royal Theatre, Castlebar Get Ticket

MOZAIK: THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT – Folk Radio UK Review [2019-11-21]

MOZAIK: THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

by David Kidman 21 November, 2019

MOZAIK “THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT” – New 3rd album is out now – October 2019

MOZAIK is the band that Andy Irvine had dreamed of and his long time musical friends gathered together in Australia in early 2002 to form this multicultural super band. Andy Irvine has been travelling around the world since his youth and one of his great ideas was to collaborate with so much of the different music that had influenced him. American fiddler and 5-string banjo player Bruce Molsky brought the Old Time tunes and songs from his native country, Dónal Lunny was the unquestionable percussive powerhouse of the gathering on bouzouki, guitar and bodhrán. Bulgarian/Hungarian musical genius, Nikola Parov brought all manner of exotic instrumentation to the mix (including gadulka, gaida, kaval, gardon, flutes, clarinet, guitar and nyckelharpa) and Rens van der Zalm, undoubtably one of the best all round musicians on fiddle, mandolin, low whistles, uillean pipes and guitar, brought with him his quintessential Dutch attention to detail in his lovely melody lines.

MOZAIK recorded this 3rd album outside Budapest during the month of September 2015. This time they had a beautiful traditional singer Chrysoula Kechagioglou as a guest and she brought the warm wind and colour of her native Greece into the band for this album. Andy and Bruce also take lead vocals and the instrumental tracks composed by Dónal and Nikola (with the magnificent voice of Ágnes Herczku) are in this album. It has taken more than four years for this album to come to fruition but here it is at last and that’s about the long and the short of it!

THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT
ANDY IRVINE & DÓNAL LUNNY’s
MOZAIK
Recorded in the Livingroom Studio in Budapest, September 2015
Engineered and Edited by Nikola Parov in Budapest 2017
Further Recording by Ton Snijders in Netherlands 2017
Mixed and Mastered by Leon O’Neill in Ireland 2018
Produced by Nikola Parov & Mozaik

The Long And The Short Of It

2019 [MOZCD03]

The Long And The Short Of It

Price €18.00 
(including shipping costs)

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MOZAIK recorded this 3rd album outside Budapest during the month of September 2015. This time we had a beautiful traditional singer Chrysoula Kechagioglou as a guest and she brought the warm wind and colour of her native Greece into the band for this album. Andy and Bruce also take lead vocals and the instrumental tracks composed by Dónal and Nikola (with the magnificent voice of Ágnes Herczku) are all on this album.

It has taken more than four years for this album to come to fruition but here it is at last and that’s about the long and the short of it!

Produced by Nikola Parov & Mozaik
Andy Irvine: vocals, mandola, bouzouki, harmonica
Dónal Lunny: bouzouki, zouk (baritone bouzouki), guitar, bodhrán bass
Bruce Molsky: vocals, fiddle, 5-string banjo
Rens van der Zalm: fiddle, mandolin, guitar, low whistles, uilleann pipes
Nikola Parov: gadulka, kaval, gaida, whistle, violin, gardon, percussion
Ágnes Herczku: vocal on track 7
Chrysoula Kechagioglou: vocals on track 3, 4, 9 & 12


Track list:
1. Houdini
2. The Black Hills Waltz / The Red Steer
3. My Little Carpenter
4. Like A Soft Breeze
5. The Coast Of Peru
6. As Good As It Gets / The Blue Trouser Suit
7. Gyimes
8. Rainbow ‘Mid The Willow
9. The Song Of The Nightingale
10. Old Virginia
11. The Long And The Short Of It / De Doi
12. Neratzoula