Following the Government announcement on Mon 22 Feb 2021 all Bristol Beacon Presents events up until 17 May 2021 are being rescheduled or cancelled. We are currently working hard to reschedule this event and will be contacting customers when a new date is confirmed, or if the event has to cancel.
Singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell is described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of the most important singers to come out of Ireland in recent years. Six months after releasing his second album ‘True Born Irishman’ Daoirí won two prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 for Best Newcomer and Best Traditional Track and performed live at the awards ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall. Since then he has toured the UK and played at festivals in Australia, Canada, the UK, Belgium, Denmark and more. In February 2018 he toured with the all-star Transatlantic Sessions in major venues across the UK. Daoirí released his third album ‘A Lifetime Of Happiness’, produced by Dónal Lunny, in February 2019.
‘Farrell has created quite a buzz…it’s easy to hear why. His powerfully unadorned vocals might be from any era, variously recalling Paul Brady and Andy Irvine…it’s a powerful statement.’ **** Mojo
This is a seated Ear Trumpet Music show at Bristol Folk House, 40a Park St, Bristol BS1 5JG
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.