Brian Byrne Performs Goldenhair at IrelandWeek

Special 30% discount for ASCAP members

Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 8pm

Barnsdall Theater
4800 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

Tickets available here // Use code GOLDEN30 for a 30% discount

IrelandWeek is excited to present a live performance of Goldenhair by Golden Globe-nominated ASCAP composer Brian Byrne, with an ensemble of iconic Irish and American performers.

IrelandWeek’s Goldenhair live performance will be led by Brian Bryne and include: American singer/songwriter Kristina Train, Irish actress Victoria Smurfit, keyboardist /singer/songwriter/arranger/producer Bill Cantos, Irish musician/singer/songwriter & lead performer in Celtic Thunder Keith Harkin, Irish singer/songwriter and original member Celtic Woman Chloë Agnew, vocalist Windy Wagner, American jazz musician and singer Sara Gazarek, Irish actress Sonya Macari and renowned Irish musician and singer Colin Devlin.

Byrne's newest album Goldenhair was released on Node Records this year on Bloomsday (June 16th), the annual holiday celebrated worldwide in honor of James Joyce, and the album quickly hit the top of Billboard’s World Music Album Chart in Ireland. The album features 21 brand new songs composed and arranged by Byrne set to the words of modernist Irish poet and novelist, James Joyce. It features a stellar cast of artists including Judith Hill, Glenn Close, Julian Lennon, Kurt Elling, Sara Gazarek, Curtis Stigers, Kate McGarry, Kristina Train, Declan O' Rourke, Cara Dillon, Jack Lukeman and more as well as The RTE Concert Orchestra.

+Read Brian Byrne's piece on about Goldenhair


Brian Byrne

Originally hailing from Ireland, Brian Byrne is a Golden Globe-nominated and IFTA award-winning film composer and songwriter. In addition to scoring Zonad (2009), Albert Nobbs (2011) and Boychoir (2014)Byrne has co-written songs for artists including Josh Groban, Kelly Clarkson, Sinead O’Connor, Barbra Streisand and has arranged strings for Katy Perry, Pink and Bono. Byrne also composed the music for Riverdance's recent show "Heartbeat of Home.” In 2008, Byrne was awarded the Steve Kaplan Scholarship from ASCAP’s Film and Television Scoring Workshop. An accomplished pianist and conductor, Byrne has performed and conducted extensively. For more information please visit