Friday 23 August 2019

Sharon Shannon and more at phil murphy weekend

By Sara Gahan

The opening of the Phil Murphy weekend will take place Wednesday, July 26, at 8 p.m., in the Carrig-on-Bannow community centre where there will be an art exhibition and some refreshments.

To kick start the festival, The Raw Bar Affair will perform in the church Thursday, July 27, at 8 p.m.

New Road, Donal Clancy and John and Pips Murphy will be in the Festival Marquee, at 8 p.m., Friday, July 28 to perform a concert.

Saturday, July 29 will be full of events starting with a workshop with music from the Cork/Kerry border at 11 a.m., followed by a singing gathering at 2 p.m. in the school.

Musicians Jackie Daly, Matt Cranitch and Paul de Grace, Daoire Farrell, Johnny Dugan and Amala will be in the Festival Marquee, at 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 30 there will be workshops in harp, guitar and harmonica at 12 noon in the school, followed by some children's entertainment and an art workshop at 1.30 p.m.

Over in the Festival Marquee, there will be an afternoon of folk, trad, bluegrass, ballads, Cajun, zydeco and much more from 1 p.m., or join the ceílí in the community centre with Ger Murphy and Ken Cotter at 3 p.m.

Sharon Shannon will close the weekend by performing in the Festival Marquee Sunday, at 8 p.m.

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