Every March Swanlinbar plays host to the John Joe Maguire Music Festival. This is a weekend long traditional festival of Irish music, song and dance named after the man who did so much to promote music in the area.
Telephone : 087 7499201 or 00447814097766
Friday 28th February 2014
Launch Concert featuring:
At First Light in concert in St. Mary’s Hall, Swanlinbar @ 8.30. Tickets €12 / £10
Saturday 1st March 2014
Music Workshops in Trivia House 2.30 – 5.30. Registration 2pm.
Fiddle – Elish Flood
Flute/Tin Whistle – Seamus Tierney
Button Accordion – Aoife Flynn
Bodhran – Sean O’Neill
Banjo – Katie Flynn
Piano Accordion – Claire Melanophy
Beginner/Intermediate Class from 2.30pm to 3.30pm followed by a Traditional Music Sesiun until 4pm
Advanced Class in all instruments from 3.30 to 5.30pm followed by a Traditional Music Seisiun
7pm – Seisiun na Og – The Stables Bar(Cullens) All Welcome
Sets Ceili in St. Marys Hall, Swanlinbar with the Long Note Ceili Band @ 10pm
Sunday 2nd March 2014
10.30am – Comhaltas Mass, St. Mary’s Church followed by refreshements and music seisiun in Trivia House – All Welcome
Singing workshops 3pm – 5pm in Trivia House with Gaby McArdle
Singing Seisiun @ 5.30pm in The Stables Bar, Cullens.