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Balor Arts Centre presents

The Ghostlight Sessions

Radio | YouTube
  • Wednesday 15th July
  • 8pm
  • Music
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This event will also be broadcast live on Highland Radio.
Balor Arts Centre presents

The Ghostlight Sessions: Joshua Burnside & Kate O'Callaghan

Experimental folk artist Joshua Burnside deftly blends alt-folk and elements of Irish folk tradition with South American rhythms and Eastern European influences whilst introducing synthetic and found-sounds, synths loops and crunching beats.

He released his debut album ‘Ephrata’ two years ago via Quiet Arch Records. A mix of Irish traditional, European folk and Americana, it earned Joshua the ‘Best Album’ award at the Northern Irish Music Prize.

Currently spending time in the studio using post-punk and electronic recording methods to push the boundaries of his beloved folk music, Joshua’s second studio album is set for release later in 2020.

Inishowen-based Kate O’Callaghan is a hugely-respected presence on the Donegal music scene.

Her beautifully evocative melodies and intelligent considered lyrics run the full range of emotions from the sublime to the cathartic creating a wondrously skewed, refracted version of folk that is haunting, poignant and uplifting.

To-date, Kate has written and recorded two albums and an EP and toured Ireland, UK, Germany and the US. Kate is currently working on the second phase of a historically-themed music project entitled ‘Songs from A Witness Statement’ based on the first-hand testimony of her great grand-aunt’s involvement in the 1916 Rising and Irish War of Independence.

  • Date: Wednesday 15th July
  • Time: 8pm
  • Location: YouTube
  • Venue: NA
  • Admission/Cost: Free
More Info:

Joshua Burnside invites you to make a donation to Belfast Simon Community.

Kate O’Callaghan invites you to make a donation to Pieta House.

Earagail Arts Festival is pleased to announce we have teamed up with Ireland’s No 1 regional station, Highland Radio, who will broadcast this event on air (click here for best frequencies, lisening in the north-west) and online at www.highlandradio.com. Tune in at 8pm!

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