Culture Night at dlr LexIcon

Friday September 23, from 5-10pm
All events are free
Supported by the Local Live Performance Scheme funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
dlr LexIcon is delighted to host Culture Night on Friday September 23rd programmed by the Arts Office. With loads of activities all under one roof why not come and check out an exhibition, enjoy some music, listen to our storyteller or marvel at the Lego Creations.

All events are free and no booking is required so just drop in to enjoy some culture from 5pm on September 23rd. Suitable for all ages.

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Children’s Events

There’s lots for our youngest audience members to enjoy starting with a children’s music workshop for 4-8 year olds with Larissa O’ Grady and Malachy Robinson. Street Theatre Ireland are back with walkabout characters, mime artists and a juggling show. Or join storyteller Helena Byrne for family friendly tales and fantastical games.


Visit the Municipal Gallery to see the beautiful photographs by Dianne Whyte in an exhibition entitled Altered Ground. Check out the playful Lego Creations on the theme of Our Planet: Reimagined.

Pictured: Left - Lego Creations, Right - Dianne White, Altered Ground, Rubble

New Music

Join some of the dlr Musicians in Residence, as they perform the new work composed during their residencies in dlr LexIcon. Rosie Murphy will perform on the harp alongside flautist Martina O’Connell. Rodrigo Almonte Zegarra will be joined by drummer Matthew Jacobson and pianist Lorenzo Vitolo in a musical suite inspired by Roger Casement’s time in Peru. Lioba Petrie presents Fragments, a new body of work with musician and composer Abigail Smith.

Pictured: Top - Rodrigo Almonte Zegarra, Left - Lioba Petrie, Right Rosie Murphy.

Traditional Irish Music

Eoghan Ó’Ceannabháin and Ultan O’Brien are an exciting duo who combine voice, viola, fiddle and drones. Tea-Time Trad sees Tim Doyle and Rachel Duffy present a diverse programme of tunes and airs specially arranged for uilleann pipes and harp and occasionally fiddle and concertina.

Pictured: Left - Eoghan Ó’Ceannabháin and Ultan O’Brien, Right - Tim Doyle and Rachel Duffy.

Musical Theatre and Classical Music

In If Music and Sweet Poetry Agree… Jane Clarke, Eamon Sweeney and Cormac Breatnach have come together for a special concert weaving a soundscape from Jane’s poetry with music from the Irish, Renaissance and baroque traditions. Malachy Robinson and Eamon Sweeney present If Music Be the Food of Love…which includes music and song of the 16th and 17th centuries for lute, guitar and viola da gamba. Vocal Antics sees some of the best vocalists on the Irish music scene perform operatic and musical theatre favourites all around dlr LexIcon.

Pictured clockwise: Jane Clarke, Cormac Breatnach, Eamon Sweeney and Malachy Robinson

Jazz and World Music

Enjoy popular classics, tangos, tales and gypsy jazz with the ODD Trio in this high energy, highly entertaining concert led by Dermot Dunne (accordion), Oleg Pomomarev (violin) and Malachy Robinson (double bass). Then catch Stolen Chicken a hot new jazz and world music collective based in Dublin. Consisting of voice, fiddle, guitar, accordion and double bass they are a live band that thrill and excite audiences.
The perfect finish to Culture Night ’22!

Pictured: Stolen Chicken



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