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Daoirí wins two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards!

April 7, 2017

In a glittering, star-studded ceremony in London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall this Wednesday (5th April), Daoirí won TWO BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: the Best Traditional Track Award for ‘Van Diemen’s Land’ from his album True Born Irishman, and the Horizon Award for best newcomer, presented to him by former winners of the same award Rachel and [...]

Daoirí on BBC Radio 3′s In Tune on 6th April

April 3, 2017

This Wednesday Daoirí will perform at The Royal Albert Hall in London as part of the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, for which he has been nominated for three awards.  This will go out live on BBC Radio 2 and there will be a highlights show on BBC4 TV the following Sunday.  The following day [...]

New festival dates added

March 14, 2017

New festival dates have now been added to the gigs page – Vancouver Island Musicfest in Canada from 14th-16th July and Dranouter Festival of New Traditions in Belgium on 6th August.  These are added to other festival appearances coming this year including the National Folk Festival and Fairbridge Festival in Australia, Sidmouth and Beverley Festivals [...]

Daoirí to play at the BBC Folk Awards at The Royal Albert Hall!

March 8, 2017

Just announced on BBC Radio 2′s Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe, Daoirí will be playing one song LIVE at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards at The Royal Albert Hall in London on Wednesday 5th April.  The show will go out live on BBC Radio 2 and highlights will be shown on BBC 4 TV on [...]

New dates in Ireland announced

March 1, 2017

Daoirí finally has a tour of Ireland! Dates are going in for May this year with more dates being added later in the year and into 2018. Dates announced so far are in Naul, Dundalk, Cobh, Bantry, Mullingar and Castlebar. Check out the gigs page for more info and watch this space. To get you [...]

Three BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominations!

February 15, 2017

Daoirí Farrell has received an astonishing THREE nominations in the prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017, more than any other artists nominated this year!  Nomination received are for the Best Singer Awards, The Horizon Award for best newcomer and the Best Traditional Track Award for the track Van Diemen’s Land for the album ‘True Born Irishman’.  [...]

New date added to UK tour

February 7, 2017

A new date has just been added to the UK tour for Monday 27th March when the double headline tour with the Damien O’Kane Trio will play The Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol.  Click here for more details or go to the gigs page.

UK dates in March & April

January 17, 2017

Just added to the website are new dates in England in March and April 2017 including eleven dates when Daoirí will be performing on a double headline tour with 2016 BBC Folk Award nominee Damien O’Kane with his Damien O’Kane Trio.  Check out the gigs page for more info or click the link below DaoiriFarrell_flyer

More press rolls in…

December 8, 2016

Today the fRoots feature on Daoirí hit the stands.  The three page interview with Mojo/fRoot’s Colin Irwin, took place the night of Daoirí’s album launch at Whelan’s in Dublin in October.  It ends, ‘The gig was brilliant.  As we knew it would be.  Whelan’s is bursting at the seams, the walls are shaking and the place rocks.  [...]

Daoirí to play Australia’s National Folk Festival

November 17, 2016

Just announced: Daoirí will be playing Australia’s National Folk Festival from 13th-17th April 2017.  He will be performing as the Daoirí Farrell Trio with Robbie Walsh on bodhran and Blackie O’Connell on uilleann pipes.  Standby for more announcements about Australian dates in 2017.