The musical contributions of Dolores O'Riordan, The Cranberries frontwoman who passed away suddenly last month, will be commemorated.
A musical and cultural celebration honoring the life of Dolores O’Riordan will take place in London’s Trafalgar Square on March 17th 2018.
Gary Dunne, Creative Programmer for the London St. Patrick’s Day Festival, made the announcement on his Twitter page.
We're going to do a Tribute to Dolores O'Riordan on the Trafalgar Square stage as part of the London St. Patrick's Festival.
Feels right. pic.twitter.com/jktQqCwf9X— Gary Dunne (@GaryDunne) February 11, 2018
The Limerick songstress suddenly passed away in the British capital on January 15th, making the tribute even more poignant.
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Musical acts have yet to be announced, but according to Dunne, those already on the bill to perform at the festival have expressed their interest in taking part.
"In creative conversation with the artists and community groups playing the concert, the idea emerged to pay tribute to Dolores O'Riordan,” Dunne told JOE.ie
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Performers for the free musical tribute event are expected to be announced this week.
Also on the agenda for the three day London St. Patrick’s Day Festival are photography events, street food markets, buskers, walking trails, and a
The celebration of all things Irish is now in its 16th year, attracting some 125,000 people over the course of the weekend.
For updates, follow Gary Dunne on Twitter here.