independent

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Declan Sinnott to perform intimate gig at Arts Centre

By Esther Hayden

Declan Sinnott with Vicky Keating.
Declan Sinnott with Vicky Keating.

Wexford singer songwriter Declan Sinnott will perform an intimate gig in Wexford Arts Centre on September 26 at 8.30 p.m.

Declan will be accompanied by Vicky Keating and will be promoting his second album 'Window on the World'.

With a career spanning over 40 years, Declan Sinnott has played guitar and produced music for Irish folk luminaries such as Christy Moore, Mary Black, Sinead Lohan and John Spillane to name but a few. He was a founding member of Horslips and Moving Hearts - two of the most influential trad /electric bands in Ireland, and spent 13 years guiding Mary Black's career, producing the majority of her music.

Since 2000 Declan has been guitarist and producer to Christy Moore, who was recently named as Ireland's greatest living musician in RTÉ's 'People of the Year Awards'.

Book online at www.wexfordartscentre.ie with no booking fee for €18/16 or contact 053 9123764.

Wexford People

Night at the dogs 

5 GREYHOUND RACE NIGHT CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL FUNDRAISER. The annual Enniscorthy Christmas fundraising night at the dogs takes place this Thursday, September 21, at Enniscorthy Greyhound Track. Gates open at 7 p.m and the first race is at 8 p.m. The event is being organised by Enniscorthy and District Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Enniscorthy Business Association. All money raised on the night will go towards the Christmas festival events and will ensure that Enniscorthy at Christmas is magical for...

Song project in Kilmuckridge 

5 LOCAL SONG PROJECT: Traditional singer Aileen Lambert will facilitate a new project focusing on exploring local songs and unaccompanied traditional singing in Kilmuckridge. Starting this Wednesday, September 13 from 7.30 p.m. in Bridie Hammel's Pub this project will take place over the course of a number of weeks. Local songs such as the Tinneaberna Fisherman will be researched and performed as part of the project and at the end a booklet will be produced along with videos featuring local songs and local singers. For more...

Antiques fair in Wells House 

7 ANTIQUES FAIR: There will be a two day antiques fair in Wells House, Gorey this weekend. Taking place on both Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, this is a unique opportunity for antique lovers to get their hands on some quality antiques. Wells House will play host to Chantal Fortune who will oversee the event with her vast knowledge and expertise of all this antique. Those attending will be able to immerse themselves in the beautiful Tudor Gothic architecture and be transported back to the past with its beautiful...