The ‘Summer Seisiún’ makes a welcome return to the Coleman Music Centre, Gurteen, Co. Sligo commencing tonight, July 1.
The twice weekly shows are held on Wednesday and Saturday nights at 9pm during July & August.
The Wednesday Night Seisiún tells the story of the world renowned fiddle player, Michael Coleman (1891-1945).
This musical dramatisation brings to life his background and the characters in the local community who inspired and developed his gift for music and follows his journey to the revolutionary recording studios of 1920s and 30s New York.
The star studded cast includes Eamon McCoy portraying Michael Coleman, Junior Davey - fear an tí and bodhrán, Declan Folan - fiddle, Michael Hurley - flute, PJ Hernon - button accordion, Fiona Doherty - fiddle, Adrienne Lee - fiddle, Niamh McGloin - harp and accordion, Cliodhna Henry - vocals, flute and keyboard and dancers Sandra & Laura.
The Saturday Night Seisiún is an informal Junior Music Session. It is a great opportunity for young musicians to play with other musicians in a relaxed informal music setting.
Fiona Doherty and Coleman Music Centre musicians will be there to host the session’s each week.
Fáilte roimh gach duine!
The atmosphere is cordial and friendly and visitors have an opportunity to meet up during the interval over a complimentary cup of tea/coffee. ‘Seisiún’ is not just a concert but also a unique traditional cultural experience enabling visitors from home and abroad to enjoy a taste of the real Ireland!
Enquiries on 0719182599 or www.colemanirishmusic.com