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Feakle Traditional Music Festival: A Night of East Clare Music

When

  • Thursday 08 August 7:30pm

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In the marquee at Pepper's
Tickets: €20
Wine and local artisan food will be served

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Please note glór box office sales have closed for this event.  You may still purchase tickets for this concert at Feakle Festival.

Feakle Festival of Traditional Music festival is delighted to present a  night of East Clare music hosted by Paula Carroll. The concert will feature:

Josephine Marsh and Mick Kinsella. Accordionist/multi-instrumentalist and composer Josephine is a musician with a highly distinctive and personalised style.  Her playing is variously described as loose, free, spiritual, uplifting and flowing.  Mick plays harmonica and English concertina. Besides being a highly respected traditional musician, he also plays jazz, blues, rock and bluegrass. He is also a studio session player and an educator, teaching harmonica workshops worldwide.

Sean Lyons is a fine traditional singer and multi-instrumentalist – son of renowned traditional singers of Anne Lynch Lyons and John Lyons.

Eimear Coughlan, Francis Cunningham and Carl Hession. A talented trio with a strong musical heritage. Eimear, granddaughter of renowned fiddle player Paddy Canny, is an accomplished harper and fiddle player. She is joined by talented concertina player, Francis Cunningham, a fine young exponent of the instrument. The duo will be joined by the dynamic piano player Carl Hession. The festival will host the launch of their much anticipated album Urnua.

Katie Greene is one of a young crop of talented singers from Co. Clare. Katie brings a unique twist to her repertoire of traditional and folk songs.

Mary MacNamara, Andrew MacNamara and Sorcha Costello. Stalwarts of the East Clare Music Tradition, this trio brings the music of East Clare to new heights. They are known nationally and internationally for their unique approach and interpretation of local repertoire.

Wine and local artisan food will be served on the night.