Category Archives: 2017 Programme

Evening Concert – Claire and Sinéad Egan / Peter McAlinden and Pete Quinn at Green Note – Tues 24th Oct 7.30pm – £10 adv.

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Claire Egan

London-born fiddle player Claire Egan released her debut album, Turning Tides, in 2015. From a musical family, Claire grew up immersed in traditional music and is recognised for her unique interpretation of the tunes and fine musicianship. She has an impeccable technique and an innate understanding the expressive quality within the music. She is accompanied on guitar […]

Evening Concert – Matt Molloy, John Carty and Arty McGlynn / The London Lasses and Chris O’Malley at Clayton Crown Hotel – Weds 25th Oct 7.30pm – £15/ £6 under 18s

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Matt, John & Arty

Three of the great players of Irish traditional music unite to indulge their shared love for the music of North Connaught in one of the most exciting musical combinations of recent times. Matt Molloy is regarded as the greatest living exponent of Irish flute playing. A member of the Chieftains for more than two decades, […]

Album Launch Night – Matt Tighe / Comhaltas in Britain / Brendan Hendry and Jonny Toman at Fiddler’s Elbow – Thurs 26th Oct 7.30pm – Free

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Matt Tighe

Once again, we are devoting an entire evening to our ever-popular album launches, which feature recent releases from some of the finest Irish musicians and performers. Fiddler Brendan Hendry, LiveIreland’s 2012 Musician of the Year, is from Bellaghy in South Derry. His debut album, Tuned Up, was released in 2008 to critical acclaim. It was followed in […]

Evening Concert – Noel Hill and Brian McGrath / Artisan Row at Kings Place – Fri 27th Oct 7.30pm – £14.50/£9.50 savers

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Noel Hill

We are delighted to feature the doyen of the concertina, Noel Hill. From Caherea, in West Claire, Noel’s parents and grandparents were all concertina players and his playing was particularly influenced by his uncle Padraig A Chnoic (Paddy Hill). The Hill family home was the last house in the area to hold traditional Irish house […]

Evening Concert – Niamh Parsons and Graham Dunne – Musical Traditions Club – King and Queen – Fri 27th Oct 8pm – £10, concs. £8 (Members £8, concs £6)

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Niamh Parsons and Graham Dunne

Return to Camden Town Festival are collaborating again this year with London’s long-established Musical Traditions Club to present a concert of traditional Irish song. From Dublin, Niamh Parsons is considered one of Ireland’s finest singers; a great communicator, admired for her expressive voice, her intricate ornamentation and for her strong sense of the story behind the […]

Steps for Sets Dancing Workshop – Jerry O’Reilly – London Irish Centre (Mac) – Sat 28th Oct – 10am – £8

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Jerry O'Reilly

From Dublin, Jerry O’Reilly s our resident dancing master this year. He was a founder member of Brooks Academy in 1982, where he still teaches a weekly dance class He has taught dancing in Paris to the Association Irlandaise since 1988, at the Willie Clancy Summer School since 1984, at Whitby Festival every year since […]

Concertina Workshop – Noel Hill – London Irish Centre – Sat 28th Oct – 9am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Noel Hill

Concertina Workshop – Noel Hill – at London Irish Centre – Sat 28th Oct – 9am – 11am Tickets: http://bit.ly/2fEBIKr £10 / £6 under 18s

Accordion Workshop – Dan Brouder – London Irish Centre – Sat 28th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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Angelina Carberry & Dan Brouder

Dan Brouder, from from Monagae, on the outskirts of Newcastle West, is a highly regarded exponent of West Limerick accordion playing. He recorded with Geantraí in the early 1990s and appeared on The High Part of the Road, an Irish music programme presented by Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh in Knocknagree, Co. Cork. He continues to perform with […]

Fiddle Workshop – John McEvoy – London Irish Centre – Sat 28th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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John McEvoy fiddle

Fiddle Workshop – John McEvoy London Irish Centre Saturday 28th Oct 11am -1pm Tickets: http://bit.ly/2xnnKo8 £10 / £6 under 18s

Flute Workshop – John Wynne – London Irish Centre – Sat 28th Oct – 11am – £10 / £6 under 18s

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John Wynne flute

Flute Workshop – John Wynne at London Irish Centre Sat 28th Oct 11am – 1pm Tickets: http://bit.ly/2yhwXxn £10 / £6 under 18s