dlrChoice is a Season of Summer Shows brought to you by Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council Arts Office under the Local Live Performance Scheme funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. It features more than 50 performing acts: from children’s entertainers to jazz quartets; comedians to singer songwriters; classical music to electronica; and opera to trad, bringing the thrill and joy of live performance back to public outdoor spaces at the Walled Garden in Marlay Park, Moran Park at dlr LexIcon, Myrtle Square off George’s Street and Dundrum Library.
Featured acts include the Richie Buckley Quartet, Glasshouse Ensemble, Susan McKeown, the Camembert Quartet, Bren Tallon and comedians Jason Byrne, Barry Murphy, Kevin Gildea and Emma Doran. The season is programmed and curated by Schweppe Curtis Nunn. Tickets for the gigs at the Walled Garden, Marlay Park; and Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire will cost €12 per pod; each pod will accommodate up to six people. These will be boutique gigs with maximum attendance of 120-170 people. Events at Myrtle Square off George’s Street and Dundrum Library will be free.
An Cathaoirleach of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, Cllr. Lettie McCarthy said: “Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is delighted to announce this fantastic programme of live outdoor events and we’re very grateful for the support of The Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media. It will give dlr based performers and musicians the opportunity to perform outdoors with an exciting series of events for our audiences.”
Keep an eye on www.dlrcoco.ie/arts and our social media for regular programme updates.