Masters of Tradition Festival Programme 2018

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Wednesday
22 August

2018

OPENING CEOLCHOIRM

OPENING CEOLCHOIRM

22 August 2018 / 19:30
€40 / €25

‘Hayes has a sublime lyrical and melodic sensibility that transforms all that jiggety-jig scraping...

Martin Hayes [fiddle]
Dennis Cahill [guitar]

Triona Marshall [harp]

Marla Fibish [mandolin]
Stephanie Keane [dancer]

 

Thursday
23 August

2018

Thursday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

Thursday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

23 August 2018 / 15:30
€10

FairPlé is a new initiative which aims to achieve gender balance in the production,...

Karan Casey and Pauline Scanlon (Fair Plé) – Gender Equality in Irish Music

 

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Thursday CEOLCHOIRM

Thursday CEOLCHOIRM

23 August 2018 / 19:30
€32/€22/€15

‘David Power`s experiments with time are rich and complex and yield a new...

Nell Ní Chróinín [sean nós singer]

David Power [uilleann pipes]

Eamon O’Leary [bouzouki, guitar, vocals]
Marla Fibish [mandolin]
Martin Hayes [fiddle]

 

Friday
24 August

2018

Friday CEOLCHOIRM RÚNDA (SECRET CONCERT)

Friday CEOLCHOIRM RÚNDA (SECRET CONCERT)

24 August 2018 / 12:30
€0

2018 Masters of Tradition’s Secret Concerts take place in unusual venues in the Bantry...

If you want to find out who is performing, you’ll just have to come along!

 

Friday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

Friday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

24 August 2018 / 15:30
€10

Peadar is the son of Seán Ó Riada.  ‘Fisherman, philosopher and...

Peadar Ó Riada  - The Legacy of Seán Ó Riada
 

Friday CEOLCHOIRM

Friday CEOLCHOIRM

24 August 2018 / 19:30
€38/€33/€23/€15

‘The Murphy Beds’ great feat turns out to be taking what’s...

Nell Ní Chróinín [sean nós singer] 

Steve Cooney [guitar]
The Murphy Beds [duo]
 

Friday NÍOS DEANAÍ

Friday NÍOS DEANAÍ

24 August 2018 / 22:30
€16

‘Peadar Ó Riada’s place in Irish music as a major composer and...

Peadar O Riada [concertina]
 

Saturday
25 August

2018

Saturday CEOLCHOIRM RÚNDA (SECRET CONCERT)

Saturday CEOLCHOIRM RÚNDA (SECRET CONCERT)

25 August 2018 / 12:30
€0

This concert is a collaboration between Masters of Tradition and the Ellen Hutchins Festival which...

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Saturday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

Saturday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

25 August 2018 / 15:30
€10

Join David Whyte in a cycle of poems looking at the invisible invitations that lie...

David Whyte – The Bell and The Blackbird: The Invisible Bridge Between Past, Present and Future

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Saturday CEOLCHOIRM

Saturday CEOLCHOIRM

25 August 2018 / 19:30
€38/€33/€23/€15

'Cormac Begley  is a superb solo artiste with feeling, amazing timings, drama, humour and...

Cormac Begley [concertina]

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Saturday NÍOS DEANAÍ

Saturday NÍOS DEANAÍ

25 August 2018 / 22:30
€16

‘Beautiful, elegant, tiny essays on the consoling power of words, written by one of...

Martin Hayes [fiddle]
David Whyte [poet]
 

Sunday
26 August

2018

Sunday CEOLCHOIRM RÚNDA (SECRET CONCERT)

Sunday CEOLCHOIRM RÚNDA (SECRET CONCERT)

26 August 2018 / 12:30
€0

The ferry leaves Bantry Pier for Whiddy Island at 11am and 12 noon sharp. It will...

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Sunday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

Sunday CAINTEANNA (TALK)

26 August 2018 / 15:30
€30

Join us as for this special event where we hear one of the world&rsquo...

Martin Hayes in conversation with Jeremy Irons
 

Sunday CEOLCHOIRM

Sunday CEOLCHOIRM

26 August 2018 / 19:30
€48/€42/€32/€19

‘Sparsely accompanied fiddle music has rarely sounded so complete and so essential.’ Q...

Martin Hayes [fiddle]
Dennis Cahill [guitar]
& friends