Monday, April 8, 2019

Irish music CAP UCLA: The Gloaming (April 12)

"The Gloaming have found their groove: that intersection where unapologetically traditional music-making sits so comfortably alongside the most visionary, forward-facing musical exploration."
Irish Times

The Gloaming dwells at a musical crossroads, enhancing traditional Irish music’s rich, melancholic tones with modern hues of jazz, contemporary classical, and experimental music. While Ireland is a small nation, the diversity in styles between traditional musicians is a thing of no small wonder.

The backgrounds of The Gloaming’s three Irish members — fiddlers Martin Hayes and Caoimhin Ó Raghallaigh and sean-nós singer Iarla Ó Lionáird — reflect the breadth and color of this ecosystem.

Hayes hails from County Clare, where a slow, contemplative, and melancholic sweep of fiddle music holds sway amongst its musicians. More
  • Friday, April 12 at 8:00 PM 
  • The Theatre at Ace Hotel

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