Tonight’s gig has been cancelled.

Posted by on Oct 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

We are very sorry indeed to announce that tonight’s gig has been cancelled, because Jacqui McShee is in hospital with pleurisy. She was not well yesterday, and after a very uncomfortable night was taken to hospital this morning. If you have tickets please contact the Belgrade Theatre Box Office on 02476 553055 to request a refund. Our apologies.

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Joe O’Donnell’s ‘Caravan’ for new Irish Music compilation

Posted by on Mar 26, 2019 in news

Joe O’Donnell’s ‘Caravan’ for new Irish Music compilation

‘Caravan’, from Joe O’Donnell’s celebrated 1976 album ‘Gaodhal’s Vision’, features in a stunning new Irish music compilation! ‘Buntús Rince, Explorations in Irish Jazz, Fusion and Folk 1969-81’, is the latest project from re-issue specialists Allchival (All City Music). This puts Joe in distinguished company, ranging from Rory...

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We are recruiting a Consultant Producer!

Posted by on Dec 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

P & Q Celtic Arts CIC (that’s us) in association with Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 are recruiting a Consultant Producer to help us develop a large-scale multi-arts project for 2021. Details of the project brief and how to register an interest are at https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/jobs/premium/p-q-celtic-arts-association-coventry-2021-city-culture/consultant-producer-long-sobs...

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Shkayla on stage at Robin2!

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Celtic music, gigs, Rock music

Shkayla on stage at Robin2!

Hot news! On 4th July Shkayla will be on stage at Robin2, possibly the outstanding Rock venue in the West Midlands. It will be the band’s first appearance there, and Joe’s first in over 40 years of performing! Mike of Robin2 said “It’s a quality show fusing Celtic, Rock and almost Prog Rock which I hope will appeal to the live music loving customers of Robin 2”. For full...

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‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’ blogpost

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Interview, news

‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’ blogpost

Read about ‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’, the aural history project celebrating Coventry’s Irish community, on our blog. The year-long project, which features Joe O’Donnell among over 60 Irish people interviewed, has just finished. There is now talk about it transferring to Cork in the Republic of...

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‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in blog

‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’

‘Irish Heart, Coventry Home’ is the title of a year-long aural history project documenting the presence and impact of the Irish community in Coventry especially from the 1940s to 1970s.  In 1971 there were over 20,000 Irish people living and working in the City. Based on interviews with over 60 Irish residents of the City the project explores the social, economic, political and...

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