Scoil Cheoil na Botha

2nd October 2015

9th ANNUAL TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL

9th-11th OCTOBER | SCOTSTOWN, CO. MONAGHAN

Friday 9th October

Concert 8.30 p.m. : Angelina Carberry (banjo) & Dan Brouder (box) perform a unique intimate concert in the old Cornagilta Schoolhouse. This is a combination of two of the leading exponents of their respective instruments.

Sessions: There will be two sessions in McCague's Bar on Friday night directly after the concert. These will involve a host of established and emerging musicians from the area including Donal Mc Cague, Sean Mc Elwain, Michael Mc Cague, Dermot Mc Kenna, Sean Mc Cague, Laura Beagon, Conor Mc Cague and many more.

Saturday 10th October

Workshops 11.00 a.m. Workshops will take place on various instruments in Urbleshanny school from 11a.m. Details of the tutors can be seen on the attached poster and these include the calibre of Bríd Harper and Harry Bradley.

Early Years Music Education 11.00a.m. : Workshops that provide pre-school children with a fun, interactive introduction to music. This is coonducted by Thomas Johnston in the Sports Complex at Scotstown football pitch.

Recital 4.00 p.m. The teachers will perform in a concert in the school directly after the classes to allow the students to hear them: there is no entry fee for this concert for those attending the classes.

Intermediate Session 5.00p.m. This session in Moyna's Bar provides an opportunity for children (and adults) to play music with their peers and put into practice what they have learned.

Session - McCague's Bar 7.00p.m. : This evening session will be hosted by Fintan Hackett, David Lambe and Sean McElwain. All are highly accomplished Monaghan musicians.

Session - Henry's Bar 8.00p.m. : Laura Beagon, John McEvilly, Liam Treanor and Michael Mc Cague will be in session here. This is sure to be an enjoyable evening.

Session - Mc Cague's Bar 10.00p.m. : Tommy Fitzharris, Paul O Shaughnessy and Harry Bradley will play what will be an extremely high quality session on the night.

Impromptu Sessions are welcome in all the pubs throughout the village all weekend and we would be delighted to see as many of these as possible.

Check out Live Sound Recordings in the Comhaltas Archive