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Yoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon, believes her late husband would be "very satisfied" with the music education bus that has been named in his honour.
For the second year running, Music Generation Mayo is offering financial assistance, in the form of a bursary scheme to exceptional music students residing in Mayo, aged from 10 to 18 years. Bursaries will be made available to defray the costs of accessing recognised expert music tuition or purchasing a musical instrument. This scheme is designed to allow gifted young musicians to further advance their skills and/or upgrade to a professional instrument.
On Tuesday March 12 one of Mayo’s finest young traditional musicians took centre stage as a guest artist for the Department of Education and Skills’ Conference on Qualifications organised as part of Ireland’s EU presidency. Nominated by Music Generation Mayo, harpist Alannah Thornburgh performed to an audience of international delegates at the event in Dublin Castle.
The drumming band from Killocraun National School, Crossmolina, are to perform on the Late Late Toy Show on Friday November 30.
Next Friday night Finbar Hoban Presents…the very special Hallowe’en Monster Mash fancy dress party with Grand Pocket Orchestra and Music for Dead Birds. After last week’s spectacular show with We Should be Dead, Sons of Gingerbread and Short Notice, the fun-loving music community of Castlebar were treated to a night of different traditions of rock and punk music. The show kicked off with Short Notice playing covers which warmed the heart of the crowd to the lead singer’s voice, and at half ten Sons of Gingerbread took to the stage to a huge round of applause from their GMIT, college friends and played an outstanding set which kept the audience’s attention till the very last song!
After the brilliant Hallowe’en Fancy Dress Party with Grand Pocket Orchestra, the alternative music continues next Saturday night with the return of the hugely successful Finbar Hoban Presents… series, Castlebar’s only alternative boutique music event at Bar Ritz (Mulroys Bar).
Last Saturday night Green Lights and The Bastard Rain plus support from Kudoose bought an evening of excellent live entertainment To Bar Ritz (Mulroys Bar) Castlebar. At 9.30pm local group Kudose took to the stage playing acoustic versions of Jose Gonzalez’s take on The Knifes’ version ‘Heartbeats’ right through to The Stone Roses’ ‘Waterfall’.