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THE CLIFDEN Traditional Music Festival runs from Thursday April 4 to Sunday 7 throughout the town’s pub, hotels, and at a the stage in Market Square.
A rip-roaring national tour featuring renowned west Kerry singer and musician Seamus Begley and the BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician of the Year 2012, Tim Edey will perform in the wonderful surroundings of Milltown, Rathconrath in county Westmeath on Sunday April 22 at 7.30pm. The tour which is targeting local communities in six counties is funded by the Arts Council and organised by Artlands.
With fiddles, flutes, accordions, concertinas, guitars, dancing shoes, powerful voices and lots of devilment thrown in too, Ireland's top Trad acts flock to The Royal Theatre, Castlebar tomorrow May 14 to get the people of the west dancing while raising some much needed funds for Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin. Hosted by All Ireland Talent Show finalists for the West, Sean Nós ar an tSionann, the night is set to be a big success with such a line up of acts.
They have performed with Sharon Shannon, De Dannan, and Altan and now the hugely popular and talented Cunningham family from Connemara are set to take centre stage themselves at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar on March 7, with a spectacular new music and dance show called Fuaim Chonamara (The Sound of Connemara). Fuaim Chonamara boasts a wealth of talented musicians and dancers from all over the west of Ireland. Brian Ó Cuinneagáin headlines the show direct from his US tour with Teada and Seamus Begley. He will be joined on stage by his sisters Irene, Ashling, and Lorraine, while his younger brother Michael also features as a dancer and musician.
THE PASSING of Leo Healy was widely and deeply mourned by trad musicians in Ireland and by Galway trad musicians in particular. Now many of them are coming together for a special tribute concert.
A concert to raise funds for a Connemara dog shelter will see the likes of Sharon Shannon, No Banjo, The Brennan Sisters, Seamus Begley, and Donagh Hennessy performing in the Roisin Dubh on Monday June 29.
Castlebar and Mayo look forward to a Summer of Music as The World Fleadh Kicks off on Friday July 31 2009 and runs to Saturday August 8. With a host of venues including The Royal Theatre, Linenhall Theatre, The Welcome Inn Hotel, GMIT and many bars around the town this Fleadh is sure to draw the crowds. Féile in the Mall on Saturday August 1 is sure to bring out families and friends to enjoy the festival atmosphere that Castlebar has longed for. A full programme details are available on The World Fleadh website: www.theworldfleadh.com, along with ticketing information, including links to Ticketmaster and host venue sites.
From Wednesday August 5 to Tuesday August 11, the Feakle Traditional Music Festival will celebrate its 22nd year with a vibrant programme of traditional music, song, and dance.