concerts

21.12.11
Trailblazers & Aha Moments: Secret Acts of Non-Compliance / Sonic Pop-Up
Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar | 7-11.30pm Sonic Pop-Up 9.30pm | €10
December Trailblazers include: Amanda Coogan, Aaron Copland, Caoimhin O’ Raghallaigh, Cathy O’ Conor, David Hayes, Joan Freeman, John O’ Donoghue, Marie Mulholland, Mick Kelly, Orla Tinsely, Michelle Darmody, Philly McMahon.
Musical line-up includes: Donal Dineen, Caoimhin O’ Raghallaigh, Kate Ellis, Laura Sheeran, Linda Buckley, Donal Lunny and Seán Mac Erlaine.
Full Details here

 

11.12.11
No Worst There Is None
RTÉ Radio One | 8pm | FREE!
Directed by Dylan Tighe and composed by Seán Mac Erlaine. Fusing poetry, an original choral score, electronic sound design and found texts, ‘No Worst There is None’ is a sonic journey into the psyche of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins as he approaches death.

 

11.12.11
This is How we Fly
Smock Alley Theatre, Temple Bar | 8pm | €10
Special once off collaboration with Dublin Laptop Orchestra featuring live visuals by Donal Dineen.


09.12.11
This is How we Fly
Black Box, Belfast | 8pm | £12/10
Presented by Music Network & Moving on Music.
Booking and details at www.movingonmusic.com

 

08.12.11
This is How we Fly
Town Hall, Ballymoney | 8pm | £9/7
Booking and details at www.movingonmusic.com

 

07.12.11
This is How we Fly
North Down Museum, Bangor | 8pm | £11/9
Booking and details at www.movingonmusic.com

 

06.12.11
This is How we Fly
The Liffey Banks Sessions | The Grand Social, Dublin 1 | 8pm
http://www.facebook.com/TheLiffeyBanksSessions


05.12.11 - 09.12.11
The Trailer of Bridget Dinnigan
Axis Ballymun, Dublin 9 | 8pm | €15/12/10
Following its sell-out success at Project Arts Centre in 2010, the Irish Traveller Movement in association with Blanchardstown Traveller Development Group are pleased to present a new adaptation of ‘The House of Bernarda Alba’ by Federico García Lorca which updates this classic Spanish tragedy from the 1930’s to a present-day Travellers’ halting site and features 11 Traveller women as performers. Directed by Dylan Tighe. Sound design & composition by Seán Mac Erlaine.

 

01.12.11
Donal Dineen's Small Hours
Today Fm | www.todayfm.com | midnight GMT
Dineen's legendary radio slot comes to a close tonight.
Seán performs solo bass clarinet & live electronics with other guests including Mike Scott, Si Schroeder, Jennifer Evans, Madu, Niwel Tsumbu and others.

 

30.11.11
Quiet Music Ensemble
CMC new music::new Ireland Salon Series 2011
Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall , Dublin 2, Ireland | 6pm
Works by John Godfrey and Susan Geaney

 

02.11.11
Quiet Music Ensemble
Kaleidoscope, Odessa Club, Dame Court, Dublin 2
Curated by Lyric FM's Bernard Clarke

 

27.10.11
WHO ARE YOU? Vol.2. Donal Dineen and guests live at The Office of Non-Compliance
Dublin Contemporary, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 | 9pm | €10 Book Here
Sonic Wonder Donal Dineen teams up with X-mas Soup partners, painter Guillermo Carrion and visual artist Hector Castells to conjure a one-off picture show and record live video with live music sets from special guests Katie Kim and Seán Mac Erlane.

 

23.10.11
"into a limbo large and broad"
200 Clonliffe Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 3
Duo with Shane Latimer - guitars & preparations
http://into-a-limbo.posterous.com/

 

22.10.11
The Bottlenote Festival 2011
Block T, Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 | Doors 7.30pm | Admission €10/8 | BYOB
Three nights of new improvised music from Bottlenote. www.bottlenotemusic.com
Set I: Sean Mac Erlaine - curator, woodwinds, live electronics, Roy Carroll - sampler, Justin Carroll - harmonium, Phil MacMullan - drums.
Set II: Justin Carroll Solo.
Set III: Bottlenote Festival Group (Tom Arthurs - trumpet, Sean Mac Erlaine - woodwinds, electronics, Roy Carroll - sampler, Justin Carroll - keyboards, Phil MacMullan - drums, Shane Latimer - guitars, electronics, Djackulate - turntables, Zoid - electronics, Shane O'Donovan - drums)

 

21.10.11
The Bottlenote Festival 2011
Block T, Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 | Doors 7.30pm | Admission €10/8 | BYOB
Three nights of new improvised music from Bottlenote. www.bottlenotemusic.com
Set I: Justin Carroll - keyboards, Shane Latimer - guitars, electronics, Djackulate - turntables.
Set II: Zoid Vs. (different duo performances + live remixing).
Set III: Tom Arthurs - trumpet, Sean Mac Erlaine - bass clarinet, Justin Carroll - Curator, keyboards

 

20.10.11
The Bottlenote Festival 2011
Block T, Smithfield Square, Dublin 7 | Doors 7.30pm | Admission €10/8 | BYOB
Three nights of new improvised music from Bottlenote. www.bottlenotemusic.com
Set I: Z Plane: Tom Arthurs - trumpet, Roy Carroll - computer, Justin Carroll - keyboards, Shane Latimer - guitars, electronics
Set II: Sean Mac Erlaine Solo - clarinet, bass clarinet, live electronics.
Set III: Shane Latimer - curator, guitar, electronics, Tom Arthurs - trumpet, Shane O'Donovan - drums, Phil MacMullan - drums


23.09.11
DRAMA IN THE AIR - NO WORST THERE IS NONE
Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival, in association with RTE Radio 1's Drama on One, presents a week-long season of public performances of radio theatre with Q&A discussions.
Dublin Theatre Festival | Mill Theatre, Dundrum, Co. Dublin | 8pm | Free but Ticketed.
A nightmare journey into the psyche of Gerard Manley Hopkins as he approaches death. Directed and created by Dylan Tighe & Seán Mac Erlaine. Multi-channel spatial presentation for tape with post-show Q-and-A with the creators and special guest.


20.07.11
This is How we Fly
Airfield, Upper Kilmacud Road, Dundrum, Dublin 14
8pm, €16 / €14 | Tickets: 01 2984301 www.airfield.ie
Presented by Music Network
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POSTPONED!!! 19.07.11
Dublin Laptop Orchestra
featuring Caoimhín Ó'Raghallaigh with dancer Nic Gareiss & special guests.
Basic Space, Thomas Street, Dublin 8.

 

17.07.11
This is How we Fly
The Earagail Arts Festival, An Grianán Theatre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
8pm | €15 / €10 | Tickets: 074 9120777 or online at www.eaf.ie
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16.07.11
This is How we Fly
Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet, Co. Mayo
8.30pm | Ticket Prices: €8 / €5 | Booking Phone: 097 81079
Promoted by Itchy Feet in association with Áras Inis Gluaire.
Visit This is How we Fly online

 

15.07.11
The Quiet Music Ensemble
Hilltown New Music Festival, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, Ireland.
Works by Alvin Lucier, David Toop, John Godfrey and others.
http://www.hilltown.ie/index.html

 

25.05.11
Dublin Writers Festival
The Sugar Club, Dublin 2 | 8pm | €10/€8 concession
IMRAM and Dublin Writers Festival stage a major reading in which leading Irish language poets Paddy Bushe, Gearóid Mac Lochlainn and Dairena Ní Chinnéide perform newly composed poems in the aisling form addressing the current state of Ireland. These will be performed with specially composed live music by acclaimed composer and multi-instrumentalist Seán Mac Erlaine, and on-screen projections by artist Margaret Lonergan.

20.05.11
Patrick Groenland Quartet+2 (Twin Peaks)
Hello Operator, 12 Rutland Place, Dublin 1 | Doors 8:30pm | Adm:€7/5
A once-off conglomeration of the Patrick Groenland Quartet with members of the Bottlenote collective, who will be providing a live improvised soundtrack to an episode of David Lynch's cult classic TV show Twin Peaks.


07.05.11

Diatribe cross collaboration series release
New collaborative track from Seán and techno producer Eamonn Doyle
Check out http://www.diatribe.ie/

 

27.04.11
The Quiet Music Ensemble
Presented by The Irish Composers’ Collective | Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall
John Godfrey - electric guitar, effects. Ilse de Ziah - cello. Seán Mac Erlaine - woodwinds.


19.03.11

This is How we Fly
Half Moon Theatre, Cork City, Co. Cork | 8.30pm
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh – fiddle, hardanger fiddle. Seán Mac Erlaine – bass clarinet, alto saxophone, electronics. Nic Gareiss – percussive dance. Petter Berndalen – drums, percussion.

18.03.11
This is How we Fly
Whelans, Wexford Street, Dublin 2 | 8pm
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh – fiddle, hardanger fiddle. Seán Mac Erlaine – bass clarinet, alto saxophone, electronics. Nic Gareiss – percussive dance. Petter Berndalen – drums, percussion.


18.03.11

Duo with Irish poet Biddy Jenkinson
Dublin Swell celebration of Dublin UNESCO City of Literature.
Convention Centre Dublin, North Wall Quay, Dublin 1. 7.30pm | €18, €21, €25 incl booking fee
An evening of entertainment and inspiration with some of Dublin's best loved names from the worlds of literature, music, film and theatre in a fitting tribute to Dublin UNESCO City of Literature. Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney and a host of other talented writers and musicians perform.


08.03.11

Solo performance for clarinet and interactive electronics
As part of Sensorium, Project Arts Centre, Dublin 2 | 7.30pm | €5/3
A weeklong festival of interdisciplinary music at Project. Sensorium presents workshops, mini-concerts, improv sessions, artist talks and two explosive main events.


25.02.11

An Táin
Odessa, Dame Court, Dublin 2 | Presented by GradCAM
Led by sean-nos singer Lorcán Mac Mathuna, a contemporary version of the Irish epic.
Lorcán Mac Mathúna (vocals) Seán Mac Erlaine (bass clarinet, live electronics), Martin Tourish (accordian), Flaithri Neff (uilleann pipes), Eoghan Neff (fiddle).