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Dervish UK October shows announced

Dervish have added a number of UK shows for October. Details below and on the tour dates page.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 16 September 2012 13:36 ) Read more...

Neil Johnston RIP

Dervish were very saddened to hear of  the death of our old friend Neil Johnston who passed away this week. Neil was the Arts writer with the Belfast Telegraph newspaper for many years He loved Folk music was a friend to many musicians and artists all over Ireland,may he rest in peace.

Dervish sign a new publishing deal with Bucks Music in London

The band is delighted to announce that we have signed a new publishing deal with The Bucks Music Group in London. We are honoured to share a roster with such great artists as diverse as, Brian Eno, Black Sabbath and Cleo Laine and Folk legends Ralph Mc Tell, Peggy Seeger and Ewan Mc Coll.



Last Updated ( Monday, 06 August 2012 11:11 )

Dervish, now on the iPhone

Dervish, Ireland's premier traditional music band have released an App for the iPhone and Apple App store. The app is now available free to download from the App store and is a great way to stay in touch with the band.

Last Updated ( Monday, 25 June 2012 12:13 ) Read more...

Dervish to perform for Irish President Michael D Higgins

Dervish are deeply honoured to be invited by The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins, to perform at an event to acknowledge and honour all those who work for active, inclusive citizenship at the local level in Ireland.The event will take place at Aras an Uachtarain (The home of the Irish President) in Dublin on Sunday July 15th.



Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 June 2012 16:10 )

Dervish to launch their new show in 2013

Dervish are excited about touring with their new show in 2013 which is based on the collaboration side of Irish traditional music. The colourful production brings the spirit of an Irish jam session and village festival to the stage for the first time and will feature many well-known guests. More details to follow in the coming weeks, so watch this space.

Dervish are in rehearsals for a new album

The band are honoured to announce that trad legend Mike Mc Goldrick will produce the bands next album, their first studio album in over four years.The next few months will be dedicated to this project 


Dervish@Feile Na Bealtaine, Dingle May 3rd

Dervish will be appearing at the Feile Na Bealtaine in Dingle on Thursday May 3rd. It been a few years since we played here and we are looking forward to it. More details on the concert can be found here.


3 new Dervish UK shows just announced

Dervish are delighted to announce 3 new UK shows. Further details are available on the tour dates page here.

  • August 3rd David's Hall South Petherton Somerset
  • August 4th Sidmouth Folk Week East Devon
  • August 5th The Wickham Festival Fareham

More international shows to be announced in the coming week


Dervish developing a new collaborative show format for 2013

Dervish are developing a new collaborative show format which will be based on the successful 21st Birthday celebration tour from 2010. Full details will be available on the Dervish website in the next few months so check back regularly.



Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 April 2012 11:58 )

Six part radio series on traditional Irish music from south Sligo

Great six part radio series on traditional Irish music from south Sligo where the music of Dervish comes from, starts on Sunday March 25th at 9am Irish time and continues until Sunday April 29th on 102.5-105 Ocean Fm Presented and Produced by Anna Ni Bhroin



Last Updated ( Saturday, 24 March 2012 13:32 )

Dervish on the Prairie Home Companion radio show on St Patricks Day

Dervish feature on the Prairie Home Companion radio show on St Patricks Day. For further details please visit the show website by clicking here

Dervish live on 12th March

Dervish are live on tonight, March 12th at 11pm. The show is going out to 506 radio stations across the USA.

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Sligo Live



Dervish, the story so far released.. now on iPad

Dervish, Ireland's premier traditional music band release “Dervish, the story so far” an interactive coffee table magazine experience presenting a musical journey through over two decades of great music. The app features music from the band’s 10 albums in full with over 100 songs together in one place for the first time.

The app includes;

  • Harmony Hill (1993)
  • Playing with Fire (1995)
  • At the end of the Day (1996)
  • Live In Palma (1997)
  • Midsummer’s Night (1999)
  • Decade (2001)
  • Spirit (2003)
  • A Healing Heart (2005)
  • Travelling Show (2007)
  • From Stage to Stage (2010)

The app also includes a selection of video's and an episode the Irish Heartbeat radio show giving you the definite guide to the band and their rich musical history. Dervish, the story so far, is available on iTunes here.

Irish Heartbeat with Dervish show.. now on the iPad.. free

Irish Heartbeat with Dervish is a live performance radio show hosted by Irish traditional music group Dervish, presented by the band’s charismatic singer Cathy Jordan, which brings you the very best in Irish culture. Dervish provides support as the house band.  The Irish Heartbeat ipad app, with over 12 hours of great entertainment is available to free on the Apple app store here.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 22 February 2012 10:23 ) Read more...
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