2019 Programme

Full programme of events for the 2019 Seamus Grant Weekend

Below is the programme of events for the 2019 Seamus Grant Weekend.

Friday 11th Oct

7:45pm Photographic Exhibition

containing photos, slide and music of Seamus Grant, Clonmany Ceil Band and others
Venue: Market House
Entry: Free

8:30pm Official Opening with guest fiddle players Roisin McGrory & Clodagh Warnock

Venue: Market House, Clonmany – Upstairs (doors open 8:15pm)
(wheelchair access available)
A relaxing evening of music where Roisin and Clodagh will be joined by a variety of local and visiting musicians, dancers and singers
Entry: €5

Roisin McGrory Clodagh Warnock
Roisin McGrory Clodagh Warnock

10pm Trad Sessions

Square Bar
McFeeley’s Bar

Inishowen Traditional Singers Circle

Venue: North Pole Bar

Saturday 12th Oct

12pm – 1:30pm Advanced Fiddle Workshop with Roisin McGrory and Clodagh Warnock

Location: Clonmany National School
Adm: €10 – booking essential
to book phone 0872849244

1:30pm – 4:30pm Instrument Makers and Restorers

Location: Clonmany National School
Looking for a new instrument, or want to have your old one checked over? We have the following instrument makers in attendance:

Rab Cherry – Fiddle/Violin
Fitz Howard – Guitar and stringed instruments
Instruments also on sale on the day
Entry: Free

2pm to 4:30pm Open Trad Session

Location: Clonmany National School
All ages welcome for an enjoyable afternoon of music song and dance.
Entry: Free

8pm Saturday Night Concert with Ye Vagabonds

Ye Vagabonds to headline 2019 Saturday night concert

Location Ballyliffin Hotel
Also performing is The Maguire Family and Ronan Warnock
Entry: €10

10pm Trad Sessions

Square Bar Michael Gallinagh and Friends
McFeeley’s Bar

Sunday 13th

1:30 – 3:30pm Demonstration of Donegal Hand Loom Weaving on restored antique Loom

Venue: Glendowen Craft Studio, Meentagh Glen
display of traditionally crafted products and discussion on their design and manufacture.
Entry: Free (all welcome)

4pm – 6pm Next Generation Concert

Venue: Ballyliffin Hotel
Featuring young musicians and dancers “Come along and support the local next generation of talented performers”
Entry: Free

5:30 Trad Session in Rusty Nail
With resident musicians.
All welcome

8pm Ceili Mor

Location: St Mary’s Hall, Clonmany
Music by Duntally Ceili Band.
Adm: €5