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Come Together Again – Culture Night 2021 at dlr LexIcon

Date 
Thursday, September 9, 2021
Location 
dlr Lexicon
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dlr Arts Office is thrilled to present Culture Night 2021 at dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire on Friday 17th September. There’s a varied programme of outdoor concerts at Moran Park from lunchtime right through to the evening, as well as a great selection of online events. All online and in person events are free – more information about booking tickets is available on our website: https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/arts/culture-night-2021

The outdoor concerts will feature a diverse family-friendly programme of Irish folk-pop and trad, comedy, poetry, hip-hop, jazz, South American sounds and good old-fashioned rock 'n' roll!  Hosted by comedians Ian Coppinger and Danny Kehoe, the lineup includes traditional flute player Iarlaith MacGabhann; Dublin Comedy Improv; hip-hop group, Róg Poets; jazz virtuosos, the Richie Buckley Group; the South American guitars of Almonte & Molina, folk rockers, Félim and former Revelino frontman, Bren Tallon, with his new band hot on the heels of Love in These Times, one of the Irish albums of the year.

For those of you who can’t make it dlr LexIcon on the night we have plenty to keep you and all the family busy at home on Culture Night with workshops and streamed live performance. Take time at 11am to meet artist Gary Coyle in his studio talking about the new work in his current exhibition ' on show at dlr Municipal Gallery and his long connection with his hometown of Dún Laoghaire.

Then at 6.00pm, join us for the live stream of the launch of Banshee #12 (Autumn/Winter 2021), an atmospheric celebration of some of the best new Irish writing. With live music and readings from guest editor JP Mc Hugh, poet Luke Morgan, and dlr Writer in Residence Sara Keating.  We’ll also have a selection of fantastic online workshops for children.

Culture Night @ dlr LexIcon is programmed by the Arts Office, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.  The outdoor concerts were programmed as part of the dlr Choice Live Performance Series, curated by Schweppe Curtis Nunn for dlr Arts Office and funded by the Local Live Performance Scheme operated by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.

Full programme information and tickets are available from  https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/arts/culture-night-2021

Culture Night contact details:
dlr Arts Office, Email: arts@dlrcoco.ie / T: (01) 235 2759

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