The Casey Sisters
St. Peters' Church
Saturday 19th August 7:30 p.m
Bandon Walled Town Festival are delighted to welcome The Casey / Ní Chathasaigh Sisters back to Bandon for 2023.
The Sisters have strong links to our festival, having composed the Bandonbridge Suite - a musical representation of the history of the town of Bandon and which premiered at the festival in 2014.
These renowned sisters from West Cork - fiddler/singer/composer Nollaig (ex Planxty, Coolfin &c and currently touring with Cherish the Ladies), harper/composer Máire (2001 recipient of Gradam Ceoil TG4, the most prestigious award in Irish music), and singer /fiddler/composer Mairéad – received great critical acclaim for their début CD together, Sibling Revelry - one of THE DAILY TELEGRAPH’s Folk Albums of the Year.
We look forward to a magical performance in an enchanting setting.
Renaissance and Traditional Irish Music with Brenda Malloy
Sat 19th August
Lunchtime Concert 12:00 pm
Bandon Methodist Church
followed by a
Traditional Music Workshop
where traditional tunes and instruments will be discussed.
Brenda has always been a firm favourite in previous years and we are thrilled to welcome her back.
She will be hosting a Lunchtime concert at 12:00pm in Bandon Methodist Church bringing the unique sounds of early Irish harpers, renaissance and traditional Irish Music to Bandon.
Following this she will be facilitating a workshop at 2:00pm on the harp and traditional Irish Music, discussing the music they might have listened to within the walls of Bandon Town.
(suitable for all ages)
Come along and try to play the harp - there will be instruments there to have a go!
About the artist: Brenda is a Dublin-based harpist who plays early Irish harp (the Cláirseach), the Renaissance harp, the arpa doppia (Italian Baroque triple-strung harp) and neo-Irish harp. She has studied extensively with the Spanish historical harpist Javier Sainz and with Siobhán Armstrong, the Chair of the Historical Harp Society of Ireland.
No booking required
UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES
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The Murder of Wolfe Tone
Historical Entertainer Paddy Cullivan brings you the incredible story of the mysterious death of Theobald Wolfe Tone, the founding father of Irish Republicanism. An audio-visual spectacular featuring hundreds of images, shocking new research and incredible songs, Paddy dares to unravel the secrets and lies around what happened that fateful week in the Provost’s Prison in November 1798.
Dazzling Fire Show
Sat 19th 9:30 p.m
Alchemy Arts finish off our evening of culture with a dazzling display of fire and light for your enjoyment. This is a stellar performance combining the elements of light to create a mesmerizing show that will captivate.
free - no need to book