Fathers of Western Thought Re:Joyce

Since February 2013 Dublin based music duo Fathers of Western THought have released recordings from their project ‘Re:Joyce – A Modern Musical Interpretation Of James Joyce’s Four Major Works’ in collaboration with the James Joyce Centre. As part of the Bloomsday Festival 2013 they will perform a set from each work at four venues in the city between 13-16 June.

Don’t miss out on these unique gigs.

13 June –  Dubliners @ Cobalt Cafe 8pm

To kick things off they will perform fifteen acoustic-driven songs based on the stories from Joyce’s Dubliners on the 13th of June in the Cobalt Cafe on North Great Georges Street. They will be accompanied on guitar by Aaron Mooney and Aine Stapleton alternating between playing, singing and dancing. To book tickets for this event click here.

14 June –  A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man @ James Joyce Centre 8pm

They continue their explorations at the James Joyce Centre on the 14th of June with songs inspired by A Portrait of The Artist As a Young Man. They will be accompanied by Aaron Mooney and Aine Stapleton. To book tickets for this event click here.

15 June – Finnegans Wake @ Monster Truck Gallery 8pm

Delve into the aural night world of the Wake in Temple Bar’s Monster Truck Gallery. They will be accompanied by Aaron Mooney and Aine Stapleton. To book tickets for this event click here.

16 June – Ulysses @ The New Theatre 6pm

Start your Bloomsday evening off on the right note at the New Theatre with an evening of weird and wonderful experimental performances by Dead Centre and Fathers of Western Thought. Fathers of Western Thought will close the evening with music inspired by Ulysses. Using guitars and drum machines, the Fathers will explore the styles and textures of the eighteen episodes of Joyce’s revolutionary text. They will be accompanied by Aaron Mooney and Aine Stapleton. To book tickets for this event click here.

 

Fathers of Western Thought, Rob McGlade & Gordon Lee, formed in 2010 and experiment with new ideas in musical composition, instrumentation and performance. In 2011, they wrote and recorded a song a day for a year in the project ‘Sons of Western Thought – The Art Of Songwriting’ which was shown as multimedia exhibition at The Market Studios (Smithfield) in February 2012. Their latest project ‘Re:Joyce – A Modern Musical Interpretation Of James Joyce’s Four Major Works’ can be accessed on our blog. The Re:Joyce project is dedicated with loving memory to Bart Lawes, Tess Lee and Beccy & Georgie Mullins.

 

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