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Fairlight Folk // Daoiri Farrell

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William Street Studios

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Fairlight, NSW 2094

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Fairlight Folk returns this May with Irish folk legend Daoiri Farrell.

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// Daoirí Farrell //

A former electrician, Dublin-born traditional singer and bouzouki player Daoirí (pronounced ‘Derry’) Farrell has been described by some of the biggest names in Irish folk music as one of most important singers to come out of Ireland in recent years.

Daoirí cut his teeth as a singer in Dublin’s famous Góilin Singers Club and at other sessions across the city, many of which he still visits regularly. After releasing his debut album The First Turn in 2009, Daoirí spent several years studying traditional music and performing across Ireland.

In May 2016 he was invited to do a live session on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show with Mark Radcliffe before his first UK tour. His name was suddenly everywhere and festival and show dates started to stream in from across the world.

His long-awaiting follow-up album True Born Irishman was released in October 2016, which won him two BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards – Best Traditional Track and Best Newcomer – and he performed with a six piece line-up at the awards ceremony at London’s Royal Albert Hall.

He has since toured internationally and played festivals including Cambridge Folk Festival, Milwaukee Irish Festival, Vancouver Island Folk Festival, the National Folk Festival of Australia and many more. In 2018 he toured the UK with Transatlantic Sessions.

His new album A Lifetime of Happiness, produced and played on by Donal Lunny (Bothy band, Planxty, Riverdance, Transatlantic Sessions), is a triumph of the folk genre with definitive versions of the songs 'Galway Shaw' (traditional) and 'In Extasia' by Liam Weldon.

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Join us on Sydney's Northern Beaches for an intimate evening of live acoustic music from some of the best musicians the folk scene has to offer.

  • Doors open 7pm for 7:30 start
  • Children under 14 enter free
  • Some cafe style seating as well as rows of comfortable chairs

We will be fundraising for the Cobargo community on the night. We encourage you to make donation at: https://au.gofundme.com/f/cobargo-community-bushfire-recovery-fund

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