Larry Reynolds Irish Music Weekend in Ballinasloe Friday 11th - Sunday 13th September

Our 2nd Annual Larry Reynolds Weekend is getting excitingly close.  

Ticket sales for CITIZEN KEANE on Friday night in Ballinasloe Town Hall are going really well and it is expected to sell out.  Contact Kathryn Gibbons at 087 9046140

We have a host of fantastic musicians lined up to lead the sessions in The Pillar House throughout the weekend including:

Friday Night;    Colm & Kelly Gannon

Saturday :         Patsy Hanly & Roisín Broderick   3pm

                          Workshop Tutors Recital at 6pm

                          Gerry Hanly & Gerry Harrington at 7pm

                          Angelina Carberry & Dan Brouder at 9pm

Sunday:            Singers Circle led by Johnny Johnston

                         Frank Kelly and Maureen Browne 3pm

                        John Wynne & Frank Kelly at 5pm

Workshops take place on Saturday:    Flute - John Wynne, Bodhrán - Johnny "Ringo" McDonagh, Tin Whistle - Mick Crehan, Banjo - Angelina Carberry, Sean Nós Dancing - John Joyce, Accordion - Colm Gannon, Fiddle - Jesse Smith,

Concertina - Kelly Gannon.

Registration for all workshops begins in The Pillar House at 09.30am, Intermediate workshops commence at 10.30 and Advanced Workshops at 2.30

There is a Talk in Ballinasloe Library at 1.30pm on the East Galway Style of Music which will be given by Iomar Barrett with music by the Ballinasloe branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Eireann.  There will be a presentation to Mr Tom Quinn on behalf of The Larry Reynolds Committee to acknowledge a life-time of work given to Irish Music in Ballinasloe.

At 3pm there will be an Historical Walking Tour of Ballinasloe and during the day there will be traditional craft exhibitions on Society Street

The Sunday liturgy will be enhanced by music from the CCÉ at 12.15pm mass in St. Michaels Church.

Later on Sunday afternoon there will be a Monster Céilí in Gullanes Hotel from 4pm to 7pm with music by the Salamanca Céilí Band

All in all a great weekend with something for everybody on offer - we hope you can join us !

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