July Events at Glór Irish Music Centre
Ennis, Co. Clare
Glór Box Office: 065 6843103
Wed, 3 July,
Tony Mc Mahon and Mary O'Malley
Joining the peerless Clare accordion player is poet Mary O'Malley, who gives voice to place in a way which resonates on a deep universal level. A wonderful combination of evocative words and music.
Thurs, 4 July,
Mary MacNamara (concertina), Charlie Harris (accordion), Des Mulkere (songs, flute and banjo) Tom Nealon (bodhrán, dancer, accordion), Jim Corry (piano)
Warmth of the hearth is reflected in song, dance and story, by this group of talented friends.
Fri, 5 July,
Noel Hill (concertina) & Brian McGrath (keyboards & banjo)
The maestro's back in town! Standard-setter Hill is joined by Brian McGrath from De Dannan to raise the roof with great dance music and airs.
Sat, 6 July,
The renowned Nashville-based singer has a rare talent to bridge many styles with natural talent and passion. Returning to her home patch of Ennis, this is sure to be an exceptional experience.
Sun, 7 July,
Set dancing with The Michael Sexton Céilí Band
Dance classes with Mike Mahony 8pm (EUR5)are followed by all the batter and swing you can handle!
Tues, 9 July,
Square Moons - A performance of Catalan Music and Dance.
An exciting and colourful evening of music and dance from the culturally-rich area of Catalonia in Spain. Brief scene of nudity.
Wed, 10 July,
Joined by Fergus Feely on mandola, the always-impressive Tyrell brings beautiful playing and sensitive interpretations of songs old and new to the Glór stage.
Thurs, 11 July,
'The Pipes are Calling'
Presented by The Thomond Pipers Club featuring former Bothy Band member Paddy Keenan, Finbar Furey, Mickey Dunne and Michael O'Connell - not to be missed
Fri, 12 July,
'Seriously crisp, straight ahead material from a talented Ulster band.' Mic Moroney, The Irish Times
Sat, 13 July,
The Josephine Marsh Band, Moher,and special guests
Two great bands and some very special guests will be be brewing up a storm for a very worthy local cause.
Sun, 14 July,
Set dancing with The Turlough Mór Céilí Band
Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm (EUR5)followed by the best sets in town. Whether dancing or watching, a great night is guaranteed!
Wed, 17 July,
Eamonn Cotter (Flute) and Geraldine Cotter (Piano) are joined by Maeve Donnelly (fiddle) and Cork singer Jimmy Crowley
Presenting the best of Clare and East Galway traditions. Some special guests are sure to appear, and some great surprises as well!
Thurs, 18 July,
Michael Hynes (flute), Denis Liddy (fiddle), Tim Collins (concertina), Padraic O'Reilly (piano)
The famous Kilfenora flute player formerly based in London will be exploring the rich seam of North Clare music with the accomplished help of O'Reilly, Collins and Liddy.
Fri, 19 July,
James Kelly (fiddle) and Arty McGlynn (guitar)
The great U.S.-based fiddle player performing great traditional music backed by the sensitive accompaniment of Arty McGlynn on guitar.
Sat, 20 July,
The talented singer-songwriter has been from strength to strength since she sprung to fame with "A Woman's Heart". Great singer, great songs, great performer - not to be missed.
Sun, 21 July,
Set dancing with The Tulla Céilí Band
EUR5 Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm followed by as much dancing you can take with the great Tulla Céilí Band
Wed, 24 July,
Don Stiffe (vocals/guitar); Tony Linnane (fiddle); Padraic O'Reilly (piano)
Don Stiffe and Tony Linnane were an established partnership in Boston and are striking up their partnership again in Glór. With the talented melodic piano player Padraic O'Reilly great evening of song, music is promised.
Thurs, 25 July,
8pm EUR15 Conor Keane (accordion), Johnny 'Ringo'
McDonagh (bodhrán, percussion), Patsy Broderick (keyboards) & Guests
Members of the great Arcady come together with special guests for a
Fri, 26 July,
Tommy Keane (uillean pipes), Jacqueline McCarthy (concertina) and friends
Experience the vibrancy and scope of this great duo who for two decades have played the best music with the best musicians in the world. A great gig guaranteed.
Sat, 27 July,
Jimmy Crowley (vocals, bass bouzouki, mandola and mandolin);Tony Canniffe (vocals, mandola and mandolin); Edel O' Sullivan (fiddle)
Amongst the repertoire from the great Cork singer will be songs from his latest album "The Coast of Malabar" - a collection of the sea songs he loves best.
Sun, 28 July
Set dancing with The Michael Sexton Céilí Band
EUR5 Dance classes with Mike Mahony at 8pm and batter till you drop afterwards!
Wed, 31 July,
The Josephine Marsh Band - Josephine Marsh, accordion; Paul O'Driscoll, double bass; Declan Corey, mandolin;
Tommy Carew, guitar/vocals
Diverse styles and innovative arrangements - don't miss one of Ireland's best outfits.
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