The Annual Comhaltas "Echoes of Érin" concert tour of Britain crosses the water to Liverpool on Friday, February 20th. The tour takes in nine venues throughout Britain, from Liverpool to London, taking in the North of England, Scotland and Birmingham on the way. The final concert will take place in Cardiff on Saturday, 28th February. The Comhaltas concert tour now in its 35th year consists of a fine mix of established artistes together with up-and-coming young performers. These are blended into fast-moving and colourful concert of music, song and dance which appeals to both the connoisseurs and peripheral fans of Irish traditional culture.

The Tours showcase all that's best in Irish traditional music fifteen top class performers in all instruments have been assembled to display the highest standards and regional styles that have become synonymous with these events down through the years.

The talented performers selected for this tour, have already thrilled audiences the length and breadth of Ireland during their concert tour there in October 2008. Looking for Christmas presents for friends or family member's tickets for the concert would make an ideal gift.

Concert artists are

Caitríona Sears (Dublin) - Fiddle
Nell Ní Chróinín (Cork) - Singer
Seán Ó Sé (Cork) - Fear a' Tí/Singer
Humphrey Murphy (Cork) - Flute/Singer
Niamh Denmead (Dublin) - Harp
Eoin Ó Súilleabháin (Limerick) - Banjo
Aoife Greene (Galway) - Concertina
Darren Breslin (Fermanagh) - Accordion
James Duggan (Kerry) - Fiddle
Phádraig Sinnott (Wexford) - Uilleann Pipes
Clare Mc Dermott (Cavan) - Dancer
James Mounsey (Tipperary) - Dancer
Aisling McMahon (Clare) - Concertina/Dancer
Éamonn Moloney (Limerick) - Flute/Dancer

Tour Venues and dates

Friday 20th February - St Michael's Irish Centre, 6 Boundary Lane, Liverpool
Saturday 21st February - Scotland Airdrie Town Hall
Sunday 22nd February - Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne
Monday 23rd February - Bolton Albert Halls, Victoria Square, Bolton
Tuesday 24th February - Cambridge Mumford theatre, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
Wednesday 25th February - Birmingham Irish Club, High Street, Birmingham
Thursday 26th February - St Albans, The Maltings Arts centre
Friday 27th February - London Camden Irish centre, 52 Camden Sq, London
Saturday 28th February - University Hospital of Wales, Sports and Social Club Heath Park, Cardiff

1 Comment:

  1. Anne in Oxfordshire said...
    Hi just found you doing a google search whilst talking to my mother on the phone...she was actually talking about this concert ..she went to see them in Cambridge last tuesday..:-)

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