Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla – 40 years after the Vision Band

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Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla – 40 years after the Vision Band

get link Almost 40 years ago Joe O’Donnell recorded his epic album ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’. The album draws on Celtic mythology and describes the Milesian exodus from Egypt through the Carpathian Mountains to Ireland. This parallels historical accounts describing the possible movement of early Celts from Asia Minor to Western Europe including Ireland. With Joe on ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’...

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Shkayla band members take part in International Jazz Day

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Shkayla band members take part in International Jazz Day

Two members of Shkayla are ‘playing away’ on 30th April, which UNESCO has designated as International Jazz Day. IJD 2016 is being celebrated in 195 countries all over the world. In the UK this includes a high calibre event in Leamington Spa, where Interplay, the jazz group run by Shkayla’s bassist Adrian Litvinoff, is hosting international guitar star John Etheridge for an...

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New Photos by Chris Egan

Posted by on Apr 8, 2016 in Asian music, Celtic music, Dance, Indian music, news, Performing arts

New Photos by Chris Egan

Irish Post photographer Chris Egan took some fine photos at The Albany Theatre on March 19th, during Joe O’Donnell’s ambitious production ‘St. Patrick Goes To The Punjab’. The event featured Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla of course, with Fine Lines World Music Ensemble, Sabrina (pictured), Aiden O’Brien, McHugh Irish Dancers and members of Comhaltas. It was...

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