LONDON Southbank Centre / Royal Festival Hall
Imagining Ireland is a musical conversation between Ireland and England, through the songs of the last hundred years.
The artists confirmed to take part (in alphabetical order) are:
Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill
James Vincent McMorrow
Kevin Rowland and Sean Read of Dexys
They are joined by a house band directed by Kate St John, featuring Roger Eno, Calum MacColl and Neill MacColl, and the evening is hosted by writer and broadcaster John Kelly.
This concert is a response for London to the IMAGINING HOME series of concerts at the National Concert Hall in Dublin. It is produced by Serious and National Concert Hall Dublin, and supported by Culture Ireland and The Embassy of Ireland in London
The event is part of the Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme, marking a key moment on Ireland’s journey to independence.