Dani Larkin - ‘Walking With Natives’ Nationwide Irish Tour (supported by Moya Sweeney)
Following an unforgettable live performance at RTE Folk Awards this November broadcast on RTE 1, and live sets opening for Snow Patrol and tours with Wallis Bird, Declan O’Rourke and Ye Vagabonds, Ireland’s rising folk star announces her own debut nationwide Irish tour for Spring 2023, with dates for An Chultúrlann Uí Chanáin! Supported by a solo debut of the incredible Moya Sweeney.
After a busy year touring the world off the back of the release of her debut album, ‘Notes For A Maiden Warrior’ Ireland’s rising folk artist Dani Larkin announces brand new tour dates around Ireland in Spring 2023, and her debut nationwide Irish tour.
The release of her debut album in June 2021 triggered an almighty trajectory for this young emerging folk artist - appearing live at SXSW, Reeperbahn, Doolin Folk Festival, WOMEX, Folk Alliance, Hibernacle to name a few, as well as opening for such acts as Wallis Bird, Declan O’Rourke, Hot House Flowers and Ye Vagabonds on their nationwide tours.
Her debut album has taken her all over the world, performing for audiences in America, Canada, England, Wales, France, Germany, Portugal, Ireland and Scotland.
This year coming shows no signs of slowing down with her debut Australian live tour set for March 2023, with appearances in the diary for Port Fairy Folk Festival, Blue Mountains Music Festival, Yackandandah Folk Festival and headline shows in Melbourne, Sydney, as well as her debut shows in New York set for February with the Irish Arts Center and tours in North America and France later in the year.
Moya Sweeney is a multi-instrumentalist, focusing mainly on button accordion, from Co. Tyrone. She has performed across Ireland and Europe, and played with artists such as Four Men & A Dog in Derry’s Guildhall, the Ulster Orchestra in Belfast’s Ulster Hall, and supported artists such as Tim Edey, Josephine Marsh, Tara Breen and Laoise Kelly. Her sound is indicative of Irish traditional music, influenced by the music of her father and grandfather, and combined with experimental and atmospheric soundscapes.