Mike Nielsen Live at Rathfarnham Castle @ Rathfarnham Castle
Apr 22 @ 2.30pm – 3.45pm

Join us for a special afternoon performance by guitarist Mike Nielsen. Dr. Nielson holds an LTCL in classical guitar performance and received a Jim Hall Incentive Award to study at Berklee College, Boston. He also holds an MPhil (First award) and PhD in microtonal performance, composition and guitar design. His solo music has developed from a wide-ranging musical taste including, jazz, classical and world music which is performed on a classical guitar. Admission to this event is free, but booking is essential. You can book via the Eventbrite link or by contacting us directly at 01 493 9462 or rathfarnhamcastle@opw.ie.

Martin Stephenson (The Daintees) and John Perry (The Only Ones) Live at Rathfarnham Castle @ Rathfarnham Castle
May 4 @ 7.30pm – 9.15pm

OPW, Rathfarnham Castle is delighted to host Martin Stephenson (The Daintees) and John Perry (The Only Ones) for this very special performance in the eighteenth century surroundings of Rathfarnham Castle’s elegant Ballroom. Martin Stephenson is one of the UK’s best-loved songwriters/musicians for over 35 years with a strong back catalogue of albums including the highly acclaimed Boat to Bolivia released in 1986. John Perry began playing professionally at age 15 and played on the first Pyramid Stage at the 1971 Glastonbury Festival. He spent several years touring England and Europe with Hawkwind/Pink Fairies collective before forming ‘The Only Ones’ in 1975 with Peter Perrett, recording a series of albums for CBS Records. John Perry is well known for the guitar solo from ‘Another Girl Another Planet’.