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Festival launch night!

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Free

The 25th Ennis Trad festival.
Thursday 8th Nov. from 7.30pm.
The Sanctuary, Queens hotel, Ennis.

A great night of music & song with the first of our album launches!
Free admission.

 

7.30pm

Book launch
“Jigs to Jacobites” by Dr Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain

 

8pm-
Don Stiffe & Frank Kilkelly
“Longing for the day”

9pm-
Páraic MacDonnchadha
“Not before time”

Páraic Mac Donnchadha was a late convert to the banjo, only taking it up in his second year at College having spent many years learning piano during his childhood. Hugely influenced by the precious opportunity to learn from and play with such massive traditional music luminaries as Paddy Carty and Conor Tully (with whom he recorded on a ‘Bring Down the Lamp’ RTE television programme) among others, Páraic is regarded as having a particularly rhythmic style and sensitive interpretation of East Galway music, deriving from this treasured exposure to East Galway musical exemplars.

This Summer, Páraic released his highly-regarded Banjo CD called ‘Not Before Time… 39 Years in the Making’, that features further acclaimed musicians Graham Guerin, Claire Egan, Macdara Ó Faoláin, Libby McCrohan, Noel O’Grady, Colm Murphy and his brother and sister, Mac Dara Mac Donncha and Sinéad Nic Dhonncha.

Albums will be on sale on the night.

Details

Date:
November 8, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

The Sanctuary, Queens Hotel
Queens Hotel, Abbey Street
Ennis, Co. Clare Ireland
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Phone:
353 (0)65 6828963
Website:
http://www.queenshotelennis.com/

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