ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: ZOE CONWAY & JOHN INTYRE

With an exciting blend of eclectic fiddle and guitar music, husband and wife duo Zoë Conway and John McIntyre, bring a unique twist to traditional Irish music, compositions and songs, drawing from genres such as classical, jazz and world music.

Zoë has performed with Damien Rice, Lou Reed, Nick Cave, Rodrigo y Gabriella and Riverdance, to mention but a few. A classically trained musician, she has also appeared as a soloist with acclaimed orchestras such as The Irish Chamber Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and German WDR Symphony Orchestra; pieces recited include her own compositions and works composed for her by world renowned Irish composer, Bill Whelan.

John began his career as electric guitarist with successful indie band The Revs, with whom he performed and toured extensively in the USA, Australia and Europe. John studied classical guitar and piano for many years and from early childhood he was immersed in the songs and traditional dance music of south west Donegal.

“Simply one of the best folk duos on the planet” (BBC)

Zoe & John will perform in Kildare Village on Friday 21 July at 13.00, 15.00 & 17.00 opposite Anya Hindmarch.

www.zoeandjohn.com

Zoe Conway & John McIntyre