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Experience a one-off intimate musical experience with Sharon Shannon who has won the hearts, minds and souls of people all over the world. She will be performing live in Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet on Saturday, November 17. Her live and recorded collaborations are the stuff of legends. Sharon will perform music from her back catalogue and as well as adaptations of scores from her new album Flying Circus recorded with the RTE Concert Orchestra.
CLARE FIDDLER Martin Hayes is one of the pivotal figures of Irish traditional music, and the subject of a major new documentary which will premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh.
Currently in the middle of a national tour, covering venues the length and breadth of the country, Frankie Gavin and De Dannan will perform for one night only at Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday April 13 at 8pm. Tickets for this event are priced €20/€18 and are selling fast with a limited number of seats remaining.
Frankie Gavin and De Dannan are currently in the middle of a nationwide tour which will see the band perform in a variety of venues and locations the length and breadth of the island. In a move which Frankie Gavin states is largely motivated by the band’s wish to “lift the hearts of the Irish people during this extraordinary economic climate in Ireland”, the band will for the most part bring its music to local communities throughout Ireland and are looking forward to their performance in Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday April 13 at 8pm.
IN CONCERT footage of the 1970s Galway folk duo Dicklerfitz - singer Terry Smith and the late Mickey Finn on the fiddle - has been posted on YouTube.
A special evening of literature and music, featuring award-winning author and playwright Colm Tóibín, takes place on Saturday.
Cancer Care West will host a very special evening of literature and music with award-winning author and playwright Colm Tóibín, an extraordinary array of music from 3/Triúr, featuring world renowned fiddle player Martin Hayes, virtuoso musician and composer Peadar O Riada and exciting young fiddle player Caoimhín O Raghallaigh and a public interview with Colm Tóibín and Martin Hayes. The event will take place on Saturday November 26 at the Radisson Live Lounge, Galway at 8pm. Doors will open at 7pm.
From Wednesday to Monday August 3-8, the Feakle Traditional Music Festival will celebrate its 24th year with a vibrant programme of Traditional music, song, and dance.
FRANKIE GAVIN “is a true fiddle-playing genius, one who continues to inspire and dumbfound in equal measure,” so said The Scotsman about the Galwayman.
THE LEGENDARY Galway fiddler Mickey Finn died on Spy Wednesday 1987 and to mark the 24th anniversary of his passing, a Wikipedia page on the man has been set up.