Pride of Place, photography exhibition

One of the big hits of the Five Lamps Arts Festival 2022 returns this December. Pride of Place is a multimedia project of photographs, backed by video, and based on interviews with some 50 residents of Sheriff Street by Maria McGrane. This free exhibition returns on Thursday, December 1st at the Central Bank of Ireland […]

Behind the Scenes: Women in the Arts

Behind the Scenes: Women in the Arts by Laurie Ingram In the lead up to International Women’s day on Tuesday the 8th of March, the Five Lamps Arts Festival has been celebrating the creative contributions of women in many areas including music, dance and performance art. This is a fantastic opportunity to shine a spotlight […]

Pia Dunne and The Eleusians

Pia Dunne released her Debut EP in May 2012 to much acclaim. Since then Pia Dunne and The Eleusians (feat Johnny Taylor piano, Tommy Moore bass and Aidan O’Donavan drums) have played to full houses in venues such as The Workman’s Club and Whelans. Pia was nominated for Best Female Artist, Best Unsigned Artist and […]

North Strand Kontra Band supported by Locoswing

The North Strand Kontra Band was formed on the North side of Dublin in the Winter of 2005. They are an instrumental band that plays a mix of original and traditional material influenced predominantly by the music of Romania and Bulgaria. The band has played to critical acclaim in many of the leading venues and […]

Dublin’s Laptop Orchestra

Dublin Laptop Orchestra’s aim is to bring theatricality and physical presence into electronic music performance. They make music with laptops, built-in cameras, motion sensors, golf controllers, and anything else they can misappropriate. The Dublin Laptop Orchestra has played with This Is How Fly, Yurodny, Crash Ensemble and the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and have created numerous […]

Songwriters’ Train to Sligo

Are you a budding songwriter? A jaded rockstar itching to show off to your bewildered fellow passengers? A misunderstood triangle player looking for an audience that really gets you? Inspired by the Thom Moore song, we’re assembling (exactly like the Avengers) a motley crew of musicians for a free songwriting workshop on the train to […]

The House Presents…Mary and The Pigeons, Caroline Moreau

An evening of acoustic ‘chamber-folk’ with Mary and The Pigeons and Caroline Moreau’s alluring French folk songs, sea-shanties and chanson masterpieces. Mary and The Pigeons Mary and The Pigeons’ music is described as “chamber-folk” and is inspired by the cellist/vocalist and songwriter Mary Barnecutt’s interests in modern folk music, poetry and an acoustic, minimalist string sound. She is joined […]

Music and Poetry at the Hugh Lane Gallery

Enjoy a mix of traditional Irish and classical music as well as poetry in the relaxing surroundings of the Hugh Lane Gallery with the Albiez Trio and poet Theo Dorgan.

Opening Night Ceremony

The Five Lamps Arts Festival 2015 will launch with a spectacular opening ceremony in Dublin’s Customs House on March 4th at 7pm. Admission is free and its going to be a great event! Actor John Connors will open the festival followed by a Clarion Flute Ensemble, a Fire Dance performance and Samba Drumming. Don’t miss […]

Northside Meets Southside Music Night

This musical event brings together two youth services: John Bosco from Crumlin, and Swan Youth Services from North Strand Road to perform together. This night of music will unite the two sides of the city and will be a great listening experience!

The Supertonic Orchestra

The Supertonic Orchestra was founded in 2010 by Przemyslaw Lozowski, a multi-instrumentalist from Lublin, Poland and, who is now based in Dublin. The Supertonic Orchestra has established itself as the most prominent Roots Folk and Klezmer ensemble in Ireland. The Orchestra has performed in many venues, festivals and cultural events across the country, never failing to attract crowds […]

The House presents…Eileen Keane, Lumberjack and Nicole Rourke

Eileen Keane Eileen Keane is a singer/songwriter from North Connemara whose music reflects the dramatic landscape that surrounds her; majestic mountains and the blanket bog that sweeps down to the wild Atlantic. Seven years ago she said her life changed dramatically when she sailed to Brazil with “the man of her dreams”. Four years later, she arrived back […]

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