Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Local musicians to feature on Comhaltas

THE annual Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann Echoes of Érin Tour of North America will take place from October 9th – 22nd and will feature a performance from local musicians Pádraig Donlon and Paul McMahon

For audiences in North America the Echoes of Erin tour provides a fantastic showcase for all that is best in Irish traditional music, song and dance. Top class performers in all fields display the highest standards and regional styles that have become synonymous with these events down through the years.

Performers include Oisín Morrisson from Dublin on the Harp, Breda Shannon from Roscommon on the flute / concertina, Maura Walsh from Kerry on the fiddle and concertina, Conor Moriarty from Kerry playing the button accordion and the melodeon, Róisín ní Riain a singer from Kerry who will also be playing the fiddle, Pádraic Keena from Westmeath playing the button accordion and singing, Pádraig Donlon from Dundalk on the uilleann pipes, Paul McMahon from Louth on the guitar and the piano accordion and Rhona Lynch from Offaly on the fiddle.

The dancers as part of the tour are Mark Nestor from Clare, Emma O'Sullivan from Galways and Clare McDermott from Cavan.

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