THE BRILLIANT Galway guitarist Aengus Hackett will give two concerts this weekend as part of Adventures in Music’s current Cushion Concert series for children and families.
The concerts takes place on Saturday at 3.30pm in Áras Uilinn, Church Road, Moycullen, and this Sunday at 2pm in the St Patrick’s Band Hall, Galway city. Aengus’s approach to the guitar and music incorporates infliuecnes from jazz, left-field rock, folk, and African music. Children are encouraged to interact with musicians, ask questions, and see instruments up close and in action.
Other Cushion Concerts to look out for are Máirtín O’Connor (April 22 and 23 ) and My Fellow Sponges (May 6 and 7 ). Concerts begin with warm-up activities and refreshments. Children are encouraged to bring their own cushions from home, but plenty will be provided on the day. Tickets are €5 (child ), €7 (adult ), €20 (family ) and can be purchased on the door. For more information see Facebook or call 087 - 7687080.