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Perth Concert Hall 24/11/17

Myself and the band will perform in the beautiful Perth Concert Hall tomorrow evening, November 24th, in a special ‘Celtic Sessions’ double bill with the mighty Session A9.  Some tickets are still available here. The new album ‘alterum’ has been receiving great reviews and airplay too – thanks to all who have bought the record […]

Announcing ‘alterum’

We are delighted to announce that Julie’s fifth studio album ‘alterum’ will be released worldwide on 27.10.17 Engineered by legendary musician Calum Malcolm and featuring special guests including Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Latin title of this record gently suggests that Julie’s latest offering will have a somewhat different musical twist. Pre-ordering is available directly from […]

Tradition Now ’17

Julie, with husband Éamon Doorley, have been collaborating with the amazing duo Zoe Conway and John Mc Intyre with the aim of creating new music and songs from Irish and Scottish poetry. They will be performing at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland on OCT 3rd as part of Tradition Now ’17. Thanks to Create […]

Julie presents the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show July 26th

Julie sits in for Mark Radcliffe this evening on the BBC Radio 2 Folk Show.  Looking ahead to the Cambridge Folk Festival this weekend, Julie will also play some of her personal favourites. You can listen live online or on BBC Radio 2, and the programme will be available shortly after broadcast. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08yf7ql

Amazing Ages, Queens Hall and Belgium

The latest gig to be added to the calendar is part of a brilliant weekend of events based at Fort George, Inverness, called ‘Amazing Ages’.  Julie and the band will be performing on Sunday August 13th, following their trip to Belgium on the 12th to perform at the Ham Folk Festival.  Ticket links on the tour […]

USA Tour 2017 announced

Julie is delighted to be heading out to the US again in October 2017, where she will be performing a selection of music from her back catalogue plus brand new tracks from her upcoming album.  She will be accompanied onstage by her regular musical comrades Éamon Doorley, Duncan Chisholm and Tony Byrne.  She will start […]

May news

Julie was invited to guest on Miriam O’Callaghan’s show on RTÉ (Ireland) on Easter Sunday, alongside Port co-presenter Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh.  You can listen again to their performance and chat about the current series of Port on TG4 here: https://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-with-miriam/programmes/2017/0416/868072-sunday-with-miriam-sunday-16-april-2017/?clipid=2461216#2461216 You can find out more about the new series of Port on TG4 here: Port: Season […]

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017

The prestigious BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2017 will be held in the Royal Albert Hall in London on Wednesday 5th April 2017. Julie is delighted to once again be co-presenting the Awards Ceremony with good friend and BBC Radio 2’s Folk Show presenter, Mark Radcliffe. For full details, how to get tickets for this exciting […]

Hogmanay, Music Network Tour, Celtic Connections & ‘Port’

Julie’s last performance of 2016 was as part of the BBC ALBA ‘Cèilidh na Bliadhn’ Uire’ Hogmanay celebrations, live from Stirling and broadcast ‘live’ on BBC ALBA. If you missed it on New Year’s Eve itself, there is still time to catch it on the BBC iPlayer:- http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b087l9m1/ceilidh-na-bliadhn-uire-7-2016 As posted at the end of November […]

Music Network Tour, Celtic Connections and Hogmanay

Julie is delighted to announce her involvement in an exciting and brand new musical line-up for the Music Network Tour project 2017.  Performing alongside award-winning Kris Drever from Orkney, violin virtuoso Aoife Ní Bhriain and ground-breaking concertina player Pádraig Rynne, this group will perform nine shows throughout Ireland in January 2017.  Full line-up information and […]