Wednesday October 21, 2020

Rhythm Nation: Ian Lynch of Lankum picks the tunes this week

The folk musician selects ten songs that have inspired him since childhood

18th October, 2020
Ian Lynch of Lankum performs with Junior Brother as part of the National Concert Hall’s Imagining Ireland Livestream Series on October 20 at 8pm

To say that live music fans are experiencing severe withdrawal symptoms right now would be something of an understatement. Folk musicians in particular, however, know that adaptability is the key to keeping their art alive.

Next Tuesday, two luminaries of the genre will prove the point by taking part in the National Concert Hall’s live streaming concert series Imagining Ireland.

Kerryman Ronan Kealy, aka Junior Brother, made quite an impression last year with...

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