Ralph McTell Announces New Album 'From There to Here' + Irish Tour

A performer of 50 years’ experience, Ralph McTell’s live show is a night of lyrical songs and stories, interspersed with some of the finest fingerstyle guitar playing in the world.

One of the great storytellers, Ralph McTell, is now celebrating more than 50 years on the road. Known for his virtuoso guitar style, he is primarily a prolific and gifted songwriter. With a style that invites you into a unique world, he weaves a narrative that is both significant and poignant.

Ralph made his debut in 1968 with the album ‘Eight Frames a Second’ and in 1974 the release of ‘Streets of London’ earned him an Ivor Novello Award. In 2002 he was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.

Ralph has been a lifelong friend of Ireland, its music, and its people. Next year sees the Streets of London composer celebrate his 80th birthday, and to mark his special year he is recording a new album with some of Ireland’s finest artists in a unique collaboration that affirms his connection with and love for the music and culture of Ireland.

“Over my writing career I have written and recorded a number of songs that reflect my affection for Ireland, and I wanted to celebrate that by inviting some of my Irish musician friends to take part in this special recording.” – Ralph McTell.

From There to Here’ is an evocation of Ireland, its music and culture through the words and music of Ralph McTell. Featuring performances by some of Ireland’s most celebrated actors and musicians.

From There to Here’ will tour Ireland from the 26th of October to the 11th of November 2023 offering a rare opportunity to see Ralph perform these songs in 13 cities across Ireland.

Tickets to the MAC show are on sale now and available here Ralph McTell From There to Here.

Early booking is advised.


26 Oct – Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny

27 Oct – Glór, Ennis

28 Oct – Siamsa Tíre, Tralee

29 Oct – Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick

1 Nov – Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sligo

2 Nov – The MAC, Belfast

3 Nov – Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

5 Nov – The Everyman, Cork

7 Nov – Westport Town Hall, Westport

8 Nov – Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

9 Nov – Guildhall, Derry

10 Nov – An Táin, Dundalk

11 Nov – Liberty Hall Theatre, Dublin





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