>Islander Presents is a new series of live tours brought to you by Jonathan Pearson and his new company Islander, which works with Irish trad and folk artists Ye Vagabonds, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh, This is How we Fly, Amiina, Seán Mac Erlaine and more
The inaugural Islander Presents tour will take place in July and August and will feature Ye Vagabonds on a tour of the small islands of Ireland.
Brían and Diarmuid Mac Gloinn will be playing some picturesque locations and will be joined by Myles O’Reilly (Arbutus Yarns/This Ain’t No Disco), who will document the tour.
July 7th – Sherkin House, Sherkin Island
July 13th – Clare Island Community Centre, Clare Island
July 25th – Halla Naomh Eoin, Inis Meáin
July 29th – Swell Festival, Aranmore
August 3rd – Club Cléire, Cape Clear Island
August 10th – Áras Éanna Theatre, Inis Oirr
August 11th – Halla Rónán, Inis Mór
Ye Vagabonds have been collecting folk songs from around Ireland for the last few years and as well as performing these songs and their own, an album of recordings of these tunes will be released later this year.
Ye Vagabonds’ Tour of the Islands is supported generously by the Arts Council of Ireland.