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Irish America Invites You to Julie Feeney Live in Concert!

Julie Feeney at the Glastonbury Music Festival in her self-devised house headpiece.

By Irish America Staff, April 23, 2012

CONTEST: Irish America readers who love captivating musical performances, smart lyrics, brilliant orchestration and delightfully whimsical headpieces should get excited. Julie Feeney, the rising star of Ireland’s contemporary music scene is coming to New York for ten nights of unforgettable performances at the Irish Art Center’s Donaghy Theater – and Irish America has two pairs of tickets for two lucky readers and five copies of Julie’s album pages to give away!

Feeney, who has been compared to artists ranging from Lady Gaga and Philip Glass to Elvis Costello and David Bowie, made her New York debut in 2011 to critical and popular acclaim. The New York Times described her as “charming, urbane and dreamy,” and The Washington Post called her “The Emerald Isle’s Original.” Her beautiful and highly inventive sound blends her background in classical music, her expertise composing for a wide range of instruments and her ear for a pop sound that is always catchy and never cliché.

Her second New York run, from April 25th – May 6th, will feature music from her two albums, 13 Songs and pages, and perhaps some new surprises. Co-directed by PS122’s Vallejo Gantner, Julie will be joined by a small and eclectic orchestra of strings, singers, recorders, sticks, guitar, keyboards, and trumpet.

To enter to win your tickets to see Julie:

  • If you don’t already, “Like” Irish America on Facebook.
  • Send out a post to your friends, telling them about the contest and asking them to like Irish America, too.
  • Leave a comment on our Facebook page with a few lines about why you want to see Julie Feeney – whether you’ve been a fan for a few years or are excited to hear her music for the first time!

The contest will be open from 5:00pm on April 16th until 5:00pm on April 23rd. The first two winners will each get two tickets to see Julie Feeney at the Irish Arts Center on the night of their choice and a copy of her album pages. The 3rd, 4th and 5th place winners will each receive their own copy of pages.

Irish America readers can also buy discounted tickets to any one of Julie’s IAC shows by clicking here and using the discount code “FRIENDSOFIRISHAMERICA.”

Good luck everyone!

 

Click here to read Irish America’s 2011 interview with Julie Feeney

Watch two of Julie’s music videos:

Her hit song Impossibly Beautiful:

A video inspired by her last trip to New York:

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