Thanks to:

Tony & Mary Coyne Tony & Mary Coyne
Cllr. Paddy Kilduff Cllr. Paddy Kilduff

Singers Festival 2014

Thursday 23rd Oct. 2014

8.00pm: Roscommon People 'Annie McNulty Award' Presentation Concert

With: Martha Burns (Washington DC), Lynched (Dublin) & more.

Guest of Honour: Cathy Jordan

(Venue: Hannon's Hotel, Roscommon - Doors open: 7.30pm. Adm: only €10)

Followed by Bluegrass in the Bar with King Street Bluegrass


Friday 24th Oct. 2014

12 noon: Lunchtime Concert - Bluegrass & Old Time

(Venue: Gleeson's Town House, The Square, Roscommon)

2.30pm: Song Saunter & Talk at Mote Park

(Assembly - 2.00pm at Gleeson's Town House)

4.00pm: The Gathering Session - Trans-Atlantic Fusion.

(Venue: J.J. Harlow's, The Square, Roscommon)

7.30pm: Welcoming Reception in Murray's

8.00pm: Song Talk ... 'The Bard of Coolmeen'

Bríd Duffy & Hugh McGrath on the life & times of Josie McDermott

9.00pm: Singing Session - Theme: Paths across the Ocean

(Venue: Murray's Lounge, Knockcroghery - from 7.30pm)


Saturday 25th Oct. 2014

11am: Song Talk ... 'While We Honour In Song'

Pat & Johnny Johnston lead a discussion & song session celebrating Irish Women in History.

2.00pm: Song Talk ... 'Get Along Little Dogies'

Martha Burns sings and chats about some 'Old Time Songs'

3.00pm: Song Talk ... 'The Bonny Green Tree'

Helen Grehan on the songs and life of celebrated Traveller singer John Reilly

(Venue: Murray's Lounge, Knockcroghery - from 11.00am)

2.30pm - 6.00pm: Singing in Ned's

Singing, storytelling, lies & legend with friends, strangers & wayfarers...

(Venue: Ned's Bar, Knockcroghery)

7.00 to 8.30: Lynched in Concert

An intimate concert with Ireland's latest Folk sensation 'Lynched'.

(Venue: Murray's Lounge ..... Adm. €10 or buy their CD, you get in FREE)

9.00pm - 11pm: Bluegrass and Old Time Jam Session

(Venue: Ned's Bar, Knockcroghery)

9.00pm 'til late: The Late Session

(Venues: Murray's Lounge).


Sunday 26th Oct. 2014

12 Noon: Bringing it all Back Home

Traditional, Old Time & Bluegrass (Venue: Coffey's, Lecarrow)

2.30pm - 6.00pm: The Singers Club

Singing Session hosted by Padraic King & Tuam Singers Circle

PLUS: 'A Roving Heart' with Elle Marie O'Dwyer - 4.00 to 4.30pm.

(Venue: The Clay Pipe Lounge, Knockcroghery).

7.00pm: 'In Flanders Fields'

Jim Bainbridge & Chris Miles with songs relating to W.W.1 (1914 - 1918).

(Venue: Murray's Bar, Knockcroghery)

9.00pm - 11pm: Traditional & Old Time Jam Session

(Venue: The Clay Pipe Lounge, Knockcroghery)

9.00pm 'til late: 'Comic Songs & Storytelling'

(Venue: Murray's Bar, Knockcroghery)


Monday 27th Oct. 2014

9.00pm: Pure Americana Magic in J.J's with King Street Bluegrass, Martha Burns & Friends.

(Venue: J.J. Harlow's, The Square, Roscommon)