Programme 2017 - Wednesday 9th August

Time and Location Event Notes

7.30 pm -Community Hall

Admission: Free

Opening Night: Music Recital with many of the talented young musicians from East Clare under the tutorship of Mary MacNamara. To mark the festival’s 30th Anniversary, the committee are delighted to showcase the talent of these musicians from the East Clare Area. The concert will feature many of Mary’s past students as well as showcasing the present crop of talent. The unwavering work and commitment of Mary will ensure that the empathy for the music of the area and the high level of musicianship will carry on well into the future.

The festival will officially be opened by Martin Hayes.

Wine & Food reception – all welcome.
9.30 pm - Bohan's Lounge
A special session featuring young East Clare musicians. The session will be led by Sorcha Costello.  
9.30 pm - Shortt's Bar .
Sár Oíche ann anocht le ceol, rince, agus cúpla focal as ghaeilge. Céad míle fáilte do cách. Ceol le Eileen O’Brien, Geraldine McNamara and Noel O’Grady.  
9.30 pm - Pepper's Bar
The traditional Wednesday night session with Mark Donnellan, Brian Donnellan, John Canny and Michael Landers  
9.30 Session at Moloney’s Bar Informal session with local musicians