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Undercurrents; Divergent Paths in Contemporary Folk at The Model

The Model is delighted to present the third concert in our new music series Undercurrents; Divergent Paths in Contemporary Folk, curated by Emer Mayock. This performance brings Italian born, Dublin based jazz pianist and explorer of new sonic realms, Francesco Turrisi together with traditional Irish/Egyptian singer Róisín Elsafty for a very special performance on Fri., 10 Nov. at 8pm.

For this collaboration Turrisi and Elsaftly reimagine the ancient melodies of Sean-nós in bold new settings with Arabic influences (inspired by Elsaftly’s half-Egyptian heritage) and the almost electronic soundscapes created by Turrisi’s experimental instrumental techniques. >> Get your tickets here >>

High Winds Move Slowly - closing  Sun., 12 Nov.

Daniel Chester; Artist in Residence, Sat., 04 Nov., - Sat. 02 Dec.

Daniel Chester, recipient of the Cara Visual Award 2016 is Artist-in-Residence in The Model Process room throughout November. Chester will run an open studio throughout. Open to the public 10 am – 2 pm.

Informal Music Afternoon Sun., 05 Nov., 1 pm, €5 / children free

The soulful voice of classically-trained Transylvanian singer Enikó Hegyi will be accompanied by Sligo jazz pianist Darragh Houston. Pianist Maija Kravale will perform pieces from familiar classical and less familiar Latvian composers.
Coming soon:

    Sligo Latin Dance: Tuesdays 14 Nov. - 19 Dec. (11.30 am - 1 pm)
    Lankum: (formerly Lynched!) Sat. 02 Dec. 8pm
    Turbulence: Sat. 02 Dec., -  Sun. 22 Apr.