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Monthly archive February, 2011

Bumblebees CDs available again!

I used to play in the ‘Bumblebees‘ with Mary Shannon (banjo, mandolin, fiddle, mandola, shells and whatever else she got her hands on!) and Colette O’Leary (piano accordion and cello-I have photographic evidence of Colette playing the cello that I will get around to posting eventually!). We had great craic playing and learning tunes from...

Carrick on Shannon music weekend 18+19th March

There’s going to be a ‘mild’ weekend of music in Carrrick on Shannon on the 18th and 19th March. From 5pm on the Saturday there will be a tradathon, a marathon music session in Cryan’s bar, with non-stop music for 24 hours! This should be a very tame, calm, quiet weekend judging by the weekends...

The Living Tradition – Review

The Living Tradition LAOISE KELLY  Ceis At the forefront of Irish harp music for a couple of decades now, from early days with The Bumblebees to her career as a soloist and tutor, Laoise Kelly is one of the most respected traditional musicians of her generation. I had the privilege and pleasure of seeing her...

Michelle & Laoise @ An Droichead, Béal Feirste 11/3/11

Michelle O’Brien & Laoise will perform together again at one of the best venues in the country, An Droichead, i mBéal Feriste, Belfast. The 2nd half of the concert has Padraig Rynne, Sylvain Barou and Donal Lunny playing together. Should be a great night.

Gig @ Bewley’s díolta amach/sold out

The gig with piper Tiarnan O Duinnchinn on the 22nd February at Bewley’s is SOLD OUT! Sorry about that but i’ve heard it’s a nice wee venue with a small space so there’ll be no squashing extras in! Looking forward to playing with Tiarnan again since our last outing on the gigrig at the Fleadh...