Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla in new partnership with Quite Great

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in news

Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla in new partnership with Quite Great

Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla is delighted to announce a new partnership with Quite Great Music, a leading music PR agency, with a huge reputation and portfolio of artists. Names such as Van Morrison, Talking Heads, Chaka Khan, Stevie Wonder and Robert Wyatt sparkle in their extensive client list, alongside lesser-known but highly thought-of acts such as Alabama 3, Ladysmith Black Mambazo,...

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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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‘Number two Paddy’s Day attraction in the UK’ says the Irish Post

Posted by on Mar 10, 2016 in Celtic music, Dance, gigs, Indian music, news, Performing arts

Six of the best St Patrick’s Day events that you don’t want to miss The Irish Post has rated ‘St. Patrick Goes to The Punjab” as number 2 in the top 6 Paddy’s Day events in  the UK! With three of the six in London, one in Glasgow and one in Manchester, this is really putting Coventry on the Paddy’s Day map. This is good because according to Coventry Irish Society,...

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Shkayla’s Spring Project Shapes Up!

Posted by on Nov 13, 2015 in Asian music, Celtic music, news

Plans are starting to take shape for a Celtic-Asian performance extravaganza in Coventry next March. Joe’s immersion in the music of South Asia and North Africa is as well known as his deep allegiance to Celtic music of all kinds. This event is intended to allow the opportunity for Joe to give expression to all these influences, together, in a really contemporary musical statement. Watch...

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‘O’Neil’s Lament’ – out now!

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Celtic music, news, recordings

‘O’Neil’s Lament’ – out now!

‘O’Neil’s Lament’, the new single by Joe O’Donnell’s Shkayla, is out now! Available for download via iTunes or as a CD with bonus tracks, this is one of Shkayla’s most requested tunes at gigs, now in a new radio-friendly edit. Bob’s a fan “I loved it as soon as I heard it” said well-known broadcaster and musician Bob Brolly. He has been...

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Radio live spot for Shkayla’s new single

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in news

Radio live spot for Shkayla’s new single

Shkayla’s new single will be given an early boost live on BBC Radio WM as the trio appears on Bob Brolly’s Irish Programme starting at 3.00pm this Sunday, May 17th on 95.6FM. The show can also be heard at the same time on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire and then on BBC iPlayer. Radio appearance follows TV. This radio session is the band’s second appearance for Bob Brolly. Last...

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