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Irish International A Cappella Festival

Line Up/ Support: Ardú, Peregryne, Vocal Point, Lady Barbalade

The Irish International A Cappella Festival is a new three-day music festival in Dublin celebrating the genre of modern a cappella.

Sunday 24 June 2018
Ireland's A Cappella Competition - Royal Irish Academy of Music at 7:30pm
Admission €15

Don't miss the biggest a cappella event of the year. the third annual Ireland's A Cappella Competition held on Sunday 24 June 2018 at the Royal Irish Academy of Music, With a special guest performance for 2017 Overall Winners Lady Barbalade.

Friday 22 June 2018
Ardú Album Launch - The Sugar Club at 8:00pm
Admission €20. Strictly over 18s.
Featuring Ardú A Cappella Chorus and Vocal Point as special guests.

IIACF Hosts Ardú exists with two main objectives in mind: to bring entertainment and new musical experiences to as wide an audience as possible with accessible, popular and unique repertoire, and to educate and develop musicianship and vocal skills through an education programme which does not discriminate.

Saturday 23 June 2018
University Church, Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 at 7:00pm - Admission €15
Featuring new ensemble Ascolta as guest artists.

Peregryne is a small choral ensemble established in Vienna in 2009 that specialises in late middle English repertory. Over the last nine years, its international membership has drawn together musicians from Ireland, England, France, Austria, Germany, Denmark and Korea. The group has performed in Ireland, England, Austria and Switzerland.

Vocal Point is a four-piece jazz a cappella group based in Dublin. Established in 2013 with the aim of entertaining others and challenging themselves, their members are Paul Glennon (Bass), Colm Fewer (Tenor), Gwen Moore (Alto) and our newest member, Rachel Thomas (Soprano). Winners of their small ensemble category and awarded ‘Audience Favourite’ at the Irish International A Cappella Festival 2017.

Lady Barbalade are an all-female Barbershop Quartet formed in 2015 from members of the award winning Enchiriadis Chamber Choir. The four ladies, Rebecca Gilbert, Clare Hayes-Brady, Hilary Harnett and Evie Wroe are all accomplished singers who love the challenge of new music and singing in different styles. They come from diverse backgrounds of Cathedral Choral Music, Opera, Musicals and Contemporary Acapella and bring their own unique style and experience to each performance.


The List, Dame House, 24 - 26 Dame Street, Dublin D02 C861, Republic of Ireland.