Culture Vultures is delighted to announce its return to The Sound House as part of this year’s Festival on March 15th. This exciting edition of Culture Vultures, hosted by popculture critic/writer Tony Clayton-Lea, promises to captivate minds with music from two-time Grammy-nominee Iarla Ó Lionáird and guitar virtuoso Steve Cooney, aswell as powerful conversations from these creative thinkers.
Iarla Ó Lionáird is best known for his unmistakable voice as part of the successful group The Gloaming. His unique singing style has carried him to stages and concert halls all over the world, from New York’s Carnegie Hall to the Sydney Opera House. He has worked with a stellar cast of artists including Peter Gabriel, Nick Cave, Robert Plant, and Sinead O’Connor.
For this very special concert Iarla will be accompanied by acoustic guitar virtuoso Steve Cooney. Steve is considered a musical polymath and is best known for his influential guitar style, for which he won the National Entertainment Award. A poet and songwriter, he has worked with many iconic international artists and has pioneered an innovative system of teaching music to children.