Day: October 3, 2015

From Rannafast, Co, Donegal, singer, whistle and bodhrán player Eamon Rodgers has lived in North London for thirty years. He launches his debut album, Too Many Tunes, Too Little Time and will be accompanied by many of those who accompanied him on the recording, with a guest appearance by accordionist Andy Martyn of Le Cheile. […]

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Le Chéile was formed in the early 1970s by musicians who played regularly in the famous sessions at The White Hart, on Fulham Broadway. The 1960s and ‘70s were golden years for traditional Irish music in London, when musicians played to packed houses and sparked the revival which went on to spread back home and around […]

Le Cheile
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Making a welcome return to the Festival is Cork’s dynamic Abbey Ceili Band. Founded in 1995, the band started out with just two musicians, accordionist Ger Murphy and keyboard player Micheál Creedon. They played on Thursday nights for a weekly set dancing session in the Abbey Hotel, in Ballyvourney, Co. Cork, which was (and is) […]

Abbey Ceili Band
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