Music series

TG4 to launch unique music series featuring Irish and international artists

“CUMASC: Seisiúin sa Black Gate” will be exclusive to TG4 Player in February.

A brand new TG4 music series will debut exclusively on the TG4 player later this month, featuring artists like Daithí Ó Drónaí, Síomha, David Kitt and Grammy-winning American musician Rhiannon Giddens.

‘CUMASC’ is a lovingly curated showcase of emerging and established artists from Ireland and around the world, who are here to celebrate collaboration and creativity as they meet for the first time in hopes of creating a music that blends each of their abilities.

The live performances were filmed in the heart of Galway at The Black Gate cultural center and the series also promises to feature behind the scenes footage and interviews filmed in the city and surrounding countryside.

The first episode of the series will feature Grammy-winning blues and country musician Rhiannon Giddens, as well as Italian composer Francesco Turrisi and Connemara-born sean-nós singer Róisín Elsafty. These three artists will collaborate and draw from their three distinct folk traditions to create something truly unique.

The TG4 musical series will also include electronic musician Daithí Ó Drónaí, violinist Suzanne Savage, American singer-songwriter Sam Amidon, John Conneely, Síomha, David Kitt, Rachael Lavelle, The Mary Wallopers, Inni-K and many more. ‘others.

Here is the trailer to give you an idea of ​​this new collaborative and quite ambitious series.

‘CUMASC: Seisiúin sa Black Gate’ will be available to watch worldwide on the TG4 player from Friday 11 February.