August Events at Glór Irish Music Centre

Ennis, Co. Clare
Glór Box Office: 065 6843103

Thurs 1 Aug, 8pm, €15
Mary MacNamara (concertina), Charlie Harris (accordion), Des Mulkere (songs, flute and banjo) Tom Nealon (bodhrán, dancer, accordion), Jim Corry (piano)

Music and dance by Clare's finest - miss it at your peril.

Fri 2 Aug, 8pm, €15
Kevin Burke (fiddle) and Jed Foley (guitar & bouzouki)

Former Bothy Band member and winner of the prestigious 2002 National Heritage Fellowship, Burke is one of the world's most respected fiddlers.

Sat 3 Aug, 2.30pm, €10 & €7
Summer Music on the Shannon
- Festival Showcase,
Culmination of the summer school featuring 200 young classical musicians.

Sat 3 Aug, 8pm, €20
Tommy Makem

A rare thing is Tommy Makem - singer, storyteller, actor and bard. Not to be missed.

Sun 4 Aug, 9:30pm
Set dancing with The Inis Óg Céilí Band
, €5
Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm, followed by the best sets in town. €7

Wed 7 Aug, 8pm, €12
Niamh Parsons (vocals) with Graham Dunne (guitar)

Niamh is one of the most distinctive voices in Irish music, drawing on songs both traditional and contemporary. 'A diva in her prime.' The Irish Times

Thurs 8 Aug, 8pm, €15
Padraic O'Reilly (piano), Anthony Quigney (flute), Aidan McMahon (fiddle), Diarmuid Moynihan (pipes), Donnacha Moynihan (guitar)

Fri 9 Aug, 8pm, €15
Geraldine Cotter (piano), Eamonn Cotter (flute), Eileen O'Brien (fiddle), Dick Hogan (vocals) and guests
Guaranteed to raise the roof!

Sat 10 Aug, 8pm, €15
Flook!

Brian Finnegan (flute), Sarah Allen (alto flute), Ed Boyd (guitar), John Joe Kelly (bodhrán)
Promoting their new album 'Rubai' - 'If there's one album that stands head and shoulders above the rest of this year's crop it has to be this one. Magnificent.' Siobhán Long, The Irish Times

Sun 11 Aug, 9:30
Set dancing with The Matt Cunningham Céilí Band €7
Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm. Round the house and swing all night. €5

Wed 14 Aug, 8pm, €12
Charlie Lennon (fiddle & keyboards), Johnny Óg Connolly (accordion) & guests

Playing material from their album "Dusk Till Dawn" and new versions of old classics, sure to be a top-class gig.

Thurs 15 Aug, 8pm, €15
Conor Keane, (accordion), Johnny 'Ringo' Mc Donagh (bodhrán, percussion), Patsy Broderick (keyboards) and special guests

Three members of Arcady come together with special guests.

Fri 16 Aug, 8pm, €15
John Kelly (fiddle), Al O'Donnell (guitar & vocals), Mick Hand (flute), Olly Farelly (accordion & vocals), Mick Mullen (guitar)

Veterans of traditional performance come together for a great night's entertainment.

Sat 17 Aug, 8pm, €10
The Music of Europe
- A Spectacular Night of Music, Song & Dance from 10 nations
Sponsored by Wurth Ireland, in association with Clanna Mileadha.

Sun 18 Aug, 9:30pm
Set dancing with The Tulla Céilí Band, €7
Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm, followed by a fantastic céilí. €5

Wed 21 Aug, 8pm, €12
Don Stiffe (vocals), Padraic O'Reilly (piano) and Brian Duke (flute).

A great evening of music and song from Don, joined by Padraic and Brian.

Thurs 22 Aug, 8pm, €15
Conor Keane, (accordion), Johnny 'Ringo' Mc Donagh (bodhrán, percussion), Patsy Broderick (keyboards) and special guests.

Three members of Arcady come together with special guests.

Fri 23 Aug, 8pm, €15
Denis Doody (accordion), Matt O'Connor (guitar, bouzuoki, vocals) Tony O' Connell (concertina), Paddy Neylan (sean-nós step-dancing) with The Dermot Halpin Strawboys.

A great evening of dance, music and song, led by the inimitable Sliabh Luachra accordion player, Denis Doody.

Sat 24 Aug, 8pm, €15
Frankie Gavin (fiddle), Paddy Canny (fiddle), Brian McGrath (piano & banjo) and Seán Gavin (accordion)

The De Dannan frontman and fiddle virtuoso will definitely get the feet tapping during this great gig!

Sun 25 Aug, 8pm, €10& €7
On the Shovel - The Story of the Irish Navvy

A revealing insight into the life and times of 'The Men who built Britain'

Wed 28 Aug, 8pm, €12
Tim Dennehy (vocals), Tommy Keane (uilleann pipes), Garry O'Briain (guitar, mandocello), with singers Éilís Kennedy and Áine Derrane

Thurs 29 Aug, 8pm, €15
Maeve Donnelly (fiddle), Steve Cooney (guitar), Peadar O'Loughlin (flute & fiddle), Maighréad Ní Dhomhnaill (vocals), Geraldine Cotter (piano)

What a fantastic line up!

Fri 30 Aug, 8pm, €15
Padraic O'Reilly and The Mulcahy Family

Piano player O'Reilly is joined by talented box player Mick Mulcahy and his daughters Louise and Michelle from West Limerick.

Sat 31 Aug, 8pm, €15
Marco Pollier (uilleann pipes), Josephine Marsh (accordion), Jesse Smith (fiddle), Pat Marsh (bouzouki), Joe Naughton (dancer)

Innovative French piper playing in his adopted Clare with special guests.

Sun 01 Sept, 9.30pm
The Kilfenora Céilí Band, €7
Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm. A rousing end to a summer of set dancing,
€5

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