Launch of Water Music
Festival

Carrick Water Music Festival
The Carrick Water Music Festival launch will take place next Wednesday, July 1 at 7pm in The Dock Arts Centre.

The Carrick Water Music Festival launch will take place next Wednesday, July 1 at 7pm in The Dock Arts Centre.

All are welcome to attend the launch of this annual music and arts festival, now in it’s eleventh year, taking place 15-19th July.

The Carrick Water Music Festival committee will present the programme highlights of the upcoming festival, which includes top class opera, classical, jazz and folk performances as well as other cultural activities including literary events, art, film, workshops and more.

One of the highlights of this year’s programme is the Festival’s Gala Event, taking place on Saturday, July 18 at Landmark Central in The Landmark Hotel. The theme of the evening is Feasting With Figaro & Friends, a Musical Supper event presented by the esteemed Drawing Room Opera Company.

More musical guests include indie-folk quartet The Young Folk, lunchtime Classical Harp Recital, Italy’s Luca Ciarla’s Fiddler in the Loop recital (an orchestra of just one!); Jazz cruises on Moon River with The Original Guinness Jazz Band and The Tolka Hot Club and a Rising Stars Recital with up-and-coming local musicians including Gavin Sweeney (Baritone), Bláithín Norah Farrell & Fiachra Evris Farrell (Piano) and the Leitrim Light Orchestra.

Refreshments will be served at the launch and all are welcome.

For further details visit www.carrickwatermusicfestival.com or the box office at The Dock Arts Centre 071-9650828.