March 30 2014

photoAoife O’Donovan is thrilled to announce that the incredibly talented Kristin Andreassen will be opening the shows on June 15 at Doug Fir in Portland, June 17 at The Triple Door in Seattle and June 18 at The Green Frog in Bellingham, WA, plus Kristin will also be singing harmony and playing harmonica in Aoife’s Telluride band.

Kristin is finishing up a new record called Gondolier and her solo set is stunning. Don’t miss these shows.  This picture is from last October in Indianapolis, where Aoife and Kristin scored vintage dresses.

For a complete list of tour dates, click here.


March 27 2014

We are excited to announce that Aoife has added tour dates on the west coast in June. Starting on June 6 in Santa Monica at McCabe’s and ending in Telluride, Aoife will make stops in San Diego, Santa Barbara, Mill Valley, Napa, Berkeley, Portland, Seattle and Bellingham. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Click here for a complete list of tour dates. See you on the road!

6/06 Santa Monica, CA @ McCabe’s Guitar Shop
6/07 San Diego, CA @ Lestat’s
6/10  Santa Barbara, CA @ Soho
6/11 Mill Valley, CA @ Sweetwater Music Hall
6/12 Napa, CA @ City Winery (w/ Red Molly)
6/13 Berkeley, CA @ Freight & Salvage
6/15 Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
6/17 Seattle, WA @ The Triple Door
6/18 Bellingham, WA @ The Green Frog
6/20 Telluride, CO @ Telluride Bluegrass Festival

March 19 2014

More exciting festival announcements! Aoife is confirmed to play Telluride Bluegrass on Friday, June 20, Ossipee Valley Music Festival on Friday, July 25 and FreshGrass in North Adams, MA on Saturday, September 20. Telluride is sold out, but for tickets to Ossipee Valley click here, and for tickets to FreshGrass click here.

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March 17 2014

social-joinmeAoife is excited to be performing at this year’s Newport Folk Festival on Saturday, July 26 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island. 2014 brings an amazing line up of artists, including Nickel Creek, Shovels & Rope, The Milk Carton Kids, Dawes, Conor Oberst, Mavis Staples, plus many more. It’s an incredible weekend of music, see you at the fort!

For more info on Newport Folk Festival, click here.

For a complete list of tour dates, click here.

February 28 2014

imageHeads up folks, Aoife has announced new tour dates on both sides of the Atlantic. Along with headline performances, Aoife will perform a slew of shows with Punch Brothers, several with The Lone Bellow, a show with Noam Pikelny, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and one with Lau. The US Spring tour kicks off on March 17 in Pittsburgh, with a stop in New York on March 28 for an intimate solo show at Rockwood Music Hall’s Stage 3, and ends in Boston on April 28, when Aoife will head across the Atlantic for shows in Ireland, Italy and the UK.

Along the way, Aoife will make stops at several festivals, both in the US and overseas, including Telluride, Roskilde, Savannah Music, Suwannee Springfest, Kilkenny Roots, Orkney Folk, Northern Roots and FreshGrass, with more festivals to be announced very soon.

Also, if you’re in NYC, don’t miss the shows tonight, Feb 28, and tomorrow, Mar 1, at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. Aoife and Tift Merritt will be joining Mary Chapin Carpenter & the New York Philharmonic, along with Jerry Douglas, Joan Baez and Shawn Colvin.

Stay tuned for the June west coast dates. See you on the road!

3/17 Pittsburgh, PA @ Mr. Small’s Theatre (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/18 Richmond, VA @ The National (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/19 Boone, NC @ Schaefer Center (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/20-21 Savannah, GA @ Savannah Music Fest- Ships of the Sea Pavilion (w/ The Lone Bellow)
3/22 Live Oak, FL @ Suwannee Springfest
3/23 Charleston, WV @ The Clay Center (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/25 Bloomington, IN @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/26 Madison, WI @ Capitol Theater (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/28 New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall Stage 3
3/29 Storrs, CT @ Jorgensen Center (w/ Punch Brothers)
3/30 Tarrytown, NY @ Tarrytown Music Hall (w/ Punch Brothers)
4/3 York, PA @ Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center (w/ The Lone Bellow)
4/4 Sellersville, PA @ Sellersville Theater (w/ The Lone Bellow)
4/5 Peace Dale, RI @ Lily Pad’s
4/6 Ogunquit, ME @ Jonathan’s
4/11 Collinsville, CT @ Bridge Street Live (w/ Chris Eldridge & Julian Lage)
4/12 Katonah, NY @ Caramoor Center for Music & the Arts
4/13 Brownfield, ME @ The Stone Mountain Arts Center (w/ Carolina Chocolate Drops)
4/24 Easton, MD @ Stoltz Listening Room at the Avalon Theatre
4/25 Norfolk, VA @ North Shore Point House
4/26 Baltimore, MD @ Charm City Folk (w/ Noam Pikelny & Friends)
4/27 Northampton, MA @ The Parlor Room
4/28 Boston, MA @ Club Passim

5/2 Belfast, Ireland @ The Belfast Barge
5/3-4 Kilkenny, Ireland @ Kilkenny Roots Festival
5/8-10 Genoa, Italy @ Teatro della Corte (w/ Beppe Gambetta’s Acoustic Night 14)
5/22-25 Orkney, Scotland @ Orkney Folk Festival
5/27 Bristol, England @ St. Bonaventure’s
5/28 Leyland, England @ Fox Lane Sports & Social Club
5/29 Gateshead, England @ The Sage Gateshead (w/ Lau)
5/30 Edinburgh, Scotland @ The Pleasance
5/31 Iverness, Scotland @ Bruce MacGregor’s Northern Roots Music Festival
7/3-6 Roskilde, Denmark @ Roskilde Festival


February 24 2014

Aoife is honored to be a part of Mary Chapin Carpenter’s show with the New York Philharmonic this Friday Feb 28, and Saturday March 1. Shawn Colvin, Joan Baez, Jerry Douglas and Tift Merritt will also grace the stage for this not to be missed event. For tickets, click here.


February 19 2014

Aoife makes her Lincoln Center debut this Friday, February 21 in The Allen Room as part of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series. She will be performing with her full band, and this show will  include a string quartet featuring arrangements by Jeremy Kittel on violin, and also including Colin and Eric Jacobsen (Brooklyn Rider, The Knights) on violin and cello, and Christina Courtin on viola.

On Saturday, February 22, Aoife heads upstate to Hudson for an intimate solo show at Club Helsinki. Then Aoife will be back in Manhattan for a pair of shows where, along with Joan Baez, Shawn Colvin, Jerry Douglas and Tift Merritt, she is honored to be a guest of Mary Chapin Carpenter and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

2/21/14 New York, NY @ The Allen Room
2/22/14 Hudson, NY @ Club Helsinki
2/28/14 New York, NY @ Avery Fisher Hall (w/Mary Chapin Carpenter & The NY Philharmonic)
3/1/14 New York, NY @ Avery Fisher Hall (w/Mary Chapin Carpenter & The NY Philharmonic)


Also, next week we’ll be announcing the east coast spring tour dates…stay tuned!

Here’s a peek of our rehearsal today…


February 4 2014

From now through Thursday, Feb. 6, take 30% off all Fossils music and merch at the Yep Roc Store.

January 23 2014

We want to share a really great piece on Aoife, written by Tim Hughes for Oxford Mail (sister to the weekly newspaper, The Oxford Times). ”With her stunning voice and heartfelt lyrics, Aoife O’Donovan is among America’s finest folk musicians. But there’s nothing twee or bucolic about her music” To read the full article, click on this link: 012314OxfordMail

Aoife performs a solo show at The Art Bar (formally Bullingdon Arms) in Oxford on Thursday, January 30. For tickets, click here.

January 8 2014

At the end of January, Aoife will embark on a nine date tour in the UK and Germany. Her tour kicks off on January 26 in Glasgow, Scotland at the Celtic Connections Music Festival and wraps up on February 6 in Berlin, Germany.

Tickets are on sale now via the links below. For a complete list of tour dates, click here.

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