Traditions Meet

Thursday 5th August 2021 @ 8pm
Venue: Fleadhfest Gig Rig, Sligo
Doors: 7pm

A magical musical ensemble with traditional tunes crossing over and back between the Ulster Scots and Irish musical traditions!

An informal showcase created by the Ballymena musician Willie Drennan and Sligo musician Kerrie Herrity Lenehan (with Davy Angus, James Christie, Kenny Donagher, John Dwyer and Dave O’Connor) and incorporating Erne Highland Dancers (Enniskillen) and Gallagher School of Dance (Sligo) opens the concert; and Different Drums of Ireland (Roy Arbuckle, Richard Campbell, Paul Marshall, and Dolores O’Hare) conclude with a powerful, primal and joyful celebration of tradition.

Tickets available from the Hawk’s well Theatre.

‘Traditions Meet’ concert, supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries 2012-2023 initiative.


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Traditions Meet

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More What’s On

Every day at 1pm during Fleadhfest, we invite musicians to take over our Facebook page and to live stream a lunchtime session for you to enjoy around the world.

We invite musicians from all around the world to learn new tunes with our expert tutors at Scoil Éigse, which will take place online throughout Fleadhfest.

A series of lectures and performances which look at some of the historical aspects of our music and culture.