Featuring Liz Carroll (fiddle), Máirtín O’Connor (accordion), Dave Flynn (guitar) and special guest Charlie Lennon, The Tune Makers tour brings together some of the most prolific composers in Irish traditional music for the first time to showcase their own tunes as well as performing material from other well- known tune writers. The group visits The Dock on Wednesday, September 26 for a night of excellent traditional music from excellent musicians.
Liz Carroll was born in Chicago of Irish parents. She is a junior and senior All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, and has toured as a solo artist and with the Greenfields of America, Trian, String Sisters, and with John Doyle. In 2009 she became the first Irish-American musician nominated for a Grammy. Máirtín O’Connor was one of the main musical forces behind Riverdance, and is also known for his work with De Dannan, Midnight Well and Skylark and as a solo artist. A prolific writer of new material, his tunes can be heard on the recordings of many artists and at sessions throughout the world. Dave Flynn is an award-winning composer whose music has been performed at festivals including Summergarden, New York; Prague Premieres; and HCMF, by artists including the Smith Quartet and the ConTempo Quartet, Prague and Irish Chamber Orchestras, New Juilliard Ensemble, Rolf Hind and Martin Hayes.
Tickets are €15/€12 and available from The Dock box office on 071 96 50828 or on line at www.thedock.ie