Monthly Archives: May 2011

Gavin Friday and Crash Ensemble – Coming Together

Gavin Friday and Crash Ensemble will be performing together at Cork Opera House on July 31st, 2011. They will reprise their 2005 live performance of composer Frederic Rzewski‘s “Coming Together”. Crash Ensemble will also perform works by Steve Reich and Donnacha Dennehy (with Iarla Ó Lionáird).

Program:

REICH: 2 x 5

DENNEHY: Grá agus Bás (featuring Iarla Ó Lionáird)

RZEWSKI: Coming Together (featuring Gavin Friday)

REICH: Double Sextet

Book your tickets now from the Cork Opera House website.

Steve Reich Remix Competition

Gavin Friday is on the judging panel of the Cork Opera House “Reich Remix Competition”. If you are a musician, DJ, music producer, remixer or Steve Reich aficionado and want to create your own original Reich Effect, then this is for you. The Judging Panel will produce a shortlist of entries, and the final winning…

Gavin and Me by Pat McCabe

Pat McCabe (Author of The Butcher Boy, The Dead School, Breakfast on Pluto) writes about his longtime friendship with Gavin Friday. He remembers Dublin in the 80s, collaborating on Emerald Germs of Ireland and Shag Tobacco, and shares his thoughts on the new album, ‘catholic’: We started to spend some time together – a lot…

Friday on The Saturday Night Show

Gavin Friday will be on RTÉ’s The Saturday Night Show tomorrow evening. (RTÉ One, Saturday, May 7 at 9.45pm) He will be interviewed by the show’s host Brendan O’ Connor and will perform a song from the new album ‘catholic’. You can now watch the The Saturday Night Show on the RTÉ player.