by / May 5th, 2011 /

Joanna Newsom, Bert Jansch, James Vincent McMorrow – The Park, Dublin

@ THE PARK presents
JOANNA NEWSOM
plus very special guests
BERT JANSCH
JAMES VINCENT MCMORROW
performing one very special intimate concert under canvas at
MARLAY PARK – SUN 31 JULY

**TICKETS ON SALE THURSDAY 12TH MAY AT 9AM**

Joanna Newsom is the latest artist to confirm a very special performance under the unique canvas setting of @The Park this summer on Sunday July 31st. The Nevada singer-songwriter will be joined by very special guests, Scottish folk musician Bert Jansch and one of the Ireland’s rising stars, James Vincent McMorrow.

Tickets priced €39.20 (standing) with limited tiered seating available at €44.20 are on sale on Thursday 12th May at 9am from Ticketmaster as follows:

In person: from 100 Ticketmaster outlets nationwide
24hr hotlines: Tel: ( ROI ) 0818 719 300/ ( NI ) 0844 277 4455
Buy online: www.ticketmaster.ie

Ticket prices are inclusive of booking fee. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Subject to license.

Joanna Newsom’s songs are rolled with passion, playfulness, history, humor, journal entries — everything she can get in there without sacrificing musicality. This occasionally demands a rewiring of the accepted lines of song structure, but that’s a wheel that’s been reinflated before. Joanna delights in her role as singer-songwriter; as such she’s inclined to curve perspectives, singing not just of herself and her feelings but embodying others’, some of whom she knows and some of whom she may know wherefore of they speak. Listeners, we ask, who is singing, and to whom? There’s a diversity of relations here, life measured through stimulating dialog and a disconcerting directness of inquest.

Through the course of her current album Have One On Me’s eighteen songs, Joanna visits ditties, weepies, court dances, rump-bumpers, epics and moments of panavision fantasia upon us. Once you’re done digging through this lot, another few years will have passed and it’ll be time for another new one.

Joining Joanna @the Park are special guests Bert Jansch and James Vincent McMorrow

Bert Jansch, legendary songwriter and guitarist, is widely acknowledged as one of the most influential musicians of all time. Since the mid 1960s generation after generation have been held spellbound by his extraordinary ground-breaking acoustic guitar playing and classic emotive songs. Jimmy Page, Neil Young, Nick Drake, Johnny Marr, Bernard Butler and Beth Orton have all been devotees, and further generations, led by Devendra Banhart and Pete Doherty, are still discovering Jansch for themselves.

James Vincent McMorrow, fresh from two amazing sold out shows at Dublin’s Pepper Canister Church, released his Gold selling debut record, Early in the Morning, to widespread critical acclaim last year. The album is a stunning collection of songs recorded over 5 months in an isolated house by the sea, and is a completely self recorded and played affair, filled with beguiling and vivid stories, fables that move from a whisper in your ear to a mountainous crescendo in the space of a song, all the while retaining the environment and sentiment in which they were formed. Early In The Morning was nominated for the Choice Music Prize earlier this year.

About @The Park

@ The Park is a new series of unique summer concerts bringing various exceptional musical line ups to Marlay Park catering for all fans. Each show will take place under the dark atmospheric canvas of an intimate capacity tent giving patrons that festival experience whilst within the surroundings of one of the city’s most beautiful parks set to the picturesque backdrop of the Dublin Mountains.

Throughout the years the venue has provided a stage for some of the world’s biggest performers including Radiohead, The Who, Aerosmith, The White Stripes, R.E.M., Daft Punk and Van Morrison. Continuing on in its fine live tradition Marlay Park is about to be transformed into a music lovers paradise once again.

Other @ The Park shows announced:

Friday 22 July: The Coronas with special guest KT Tunstall
Saturday 23 July: Villagers with special guests Beach House and Stornoway
Friday 29 July: 2 Many DJs with special guest Felix Da Housecat
Sunday 31 July: Rodrigo Y Gabriela with special guest Seasick Steve
Saturday 6 August: Bell X 1 with special guests Editors
**Tickets for the above shows are on sale now

Tickets for Joanna Newsom with special guests @The Park are on sale at 9am from Thursday 12 May.

For more see:

www.bertjansch.com
www.dragcity.com/artists/joanna-newsom

www.jamesvmcmorrow.com