Anam Presents: Anna Mieke & Ezra Williams | Live from Castletown House
Tune in at 8pm on Thu 4 May as MayKay brings you a stunning night of live performances from the grounds of the historic Castletown House in Co Kildare!
Coming to you live from Castletown House will be the ethereal folk sounds of Anna Mieke, who'll be playing tracks from the RTÉ Choice Prize nominated Album 'Theatre'. There will also be an exciting OV debut from DIY alt pop music Ezra Williams (FKA Smoothboi Ezra). Since bursting onto the scene as a teenager with their masterful introspective songwriting, Williams has amassed over 80 million streams globally with their debut album 'Supernumeraries' on the way this June. Finally we'll hear from one of Ireland's most exciting new acts, Dundalk's alt-neo-soul duo Negro Impacto whose unique sound have found them among the 2FM Rising' class of 2023, finalists of 'A New Local Hero 2023' and ones to watch across many outlets!
We can't wait to bring you this special show in partnership with the Office of Public Works. Set a YouTube reminder now so you don't miss a beat!
Special thanks to our partners at the Office of Public Works and the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage for making Anam possible.
About Castletown House
Castletown is set amongst beautiful eighteenth-century parklands on the banks of the Liffey in Celbridge, County Kildare. The house was built around 1722 for the speaker of the Irish House of Commons, William Conolly, to designs by several renowned architects. It was intended to reflect Conolly’s power and to serve as a venue for political entertaining on a grand scale. At the time Castletown was built, commentators expected it to be ‘the epitome of the Kingdom, and all the rarities she can afford’.The estate flourished under William Conolly’s great-nephew Thomas and his wife, Lady Louisa, who devoted much of her life to improving her home. Today, Castletown is home to a significant collection of paintings, furnishings and objets d’art. Highlights include three eighteenth-century Murano-glass chandeliers and the only fully intact eighteenth-century print room in the country. Marvel at some of Ireland’s most opulent interiors, with stunning plasterwork and an exquisite collection of Irish and European decorative arts. It is still the most splendid Palladian-style country house in Ireland.