Our upcoming ‘A Stór Mo Chroí’ gig has been moved from Vicar Street to the Sugar Club.. see below and little blurb as to what it’s all about..
Following the success of their sold-out show in Christ Church Cathedral, the award winning members of Supergroup A Stór Mo Chroí are coming together again for a special night in Dublin’s Sugar Club
Combined, Karan Casey, Éilís Kennedy, Pauline Scanlon, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, John Spillane, Donogh Hennessy, Dónal O’Connor and John McSherry have been members of the most influential folk and traditional groups of the past fifteen years, including Solas, Lúnasa, Tamalin, At First Light, Nomos, Coolfin, Béal Tuinne, Lumiere and The Sharon Shannon Band. Piper Seán McKeon of the famous Dublin piping family, will fill in for John McSherry who is touring with The Olllam. Seán released his solo album ‘To The City’ in 2013 and is also a member of Damien Dempsey’s band.
They have featured on and presented award winning Television series including The TransAtlantic Sessions, Geantraí, Anam an Amhráin, Ar Thóir an Cheoil, Fleadh Live and Life in an Irishtown. Individually they have performed across North America, Europe, The Far East and Australia. This show offers the rare opportunity to witness the collaboration of such talent together on one stage.
A Stór Mo Chroí, meaning The Love of My Heart is a celebration of these artists’ dedication to their craft and the talent with which they perform it. This Supergroup have come together with a vast and shared repertoire that celebrates their love of storytelling. Through traditional and contemporary arrangements and songs in both Irish and English, they connect the past with the present while creating a new tradition.