Posted by joeodonnell on Sep 15, 2020 in gigs, news, Uncategorized
Sadly our run of gigs being postponed continues. Our third (re-scheduled) date at The Tin Music And Arts is now off, because the venue will remain shut for the rest of 2020. We know it isn’t a record – lots of musicians and other artists have lost far more work than we have! Our sympathies go to the staff and management at the venue. We know they are trying to keep everything...
Posted by joeodonnell on Jul 20, 2020 in gigs, Live Shows, Special offer, Survey
Looking forward to live music again? Aren’t we all! Please take this very short survey to help us plan for the return of live music. There’s a free prize draw too…. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PBMQQBV
Posted by joeodonnell on Apr 10, 2018 in Celtic music, gigs, Rock music
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...
Posted by joeodonnell on Feb 5, 2017 in Celtic music, Dance, gigs, recordings
We are getting very excited about all the work in progress on ‘Gaodhal’s Vision – From Egypt to Éire’! It’s coming to The Belgrade Theatre B2, Coventry on March 31st and April 1st, before the release of a Special Edition of the remixed album (plus other goodies) around the end of April. The band is of course rehearsing every week, and our wonderful dancers Sabrina,...
Posted by joeodonnell on Jun 28, 2016 in gigs, news
Lots of people are planning to be at our Godiva Festival set on July 3rd. Please note this will now start at 3.10pm, not 3.20 as previously advertised. See you all there!
Posted by joeodonnell on Apr 23, 2016 in band member news, blog, gigs
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...
Posted by joeodonnell 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,...
Posted by joeodonnell on Mar 2, 2015 in gigs, music, news, online
After weeks – months – of hard graft and creativity the new web site is approaching completion! We all think it looks great, thanks to Ben Skirth and all the busy folks at Whitelocust. Besides looking great it is much easier to use and to keep up to date. There’s a shop, many more media files to enjoy, and some new features we think you’ll love, such as some background about the tunes and...