The Dock celebrates its 10 year anniversary this September and as ever, performances and exhibitions of the highest quality are to be found throughout the next month’s programme of events.
On September 4 & 5 you can see a stunning performance of traditional Irish and traditional Canadian Dance as Montreal dance company Zogma take to the stage with Irish dancers Caitlin Nic Gabhainn, Edwina Guckian and Liam Scanlon and virtuoso harpist Laoise Kelly to bring the intoxicating music and urban energy of their production ‘Solako’ to the rural landscapes of the west of Ireland.
Turning Mammy, written by John McDwyer and performed by Beeneez Theatre Company will play September 8-12. John describes the play as a comedy with a few serious bits. On Thursday 17th two of Ireland’s finest traditional musicians Donegal accordion maestro Dermot Byrne and flute and whistle player Brian Finnegan together with two of Scotland’s musical trailblazers Hebridean singer Kathleen MacInnes and award-winning guitarist and fiddler Mike Vass play a concert.
Friday 18th is Culture Night and will include loads of free and fun events from 5.30pm onwards. Saturday 19th promises to be a real delight, sitar maestro Surajit Das, will perform an intimate concert of traditional Indian Gandharva Veda music with tabla accompaniment.
Rough Magic Theatre’s show ‘How to Keep an Alien’ is on Tuesday 22nd. On Thursday 24th Classic Cinema shows Nebraska and on Friday 25th Johnny Duhan will perform. September finishes with a night celebrating 10 years of programming at The Dock on Saturday 26th September at 7pm. As ever you can book for all performances on 0719650828 or by visiting www.thedock.ie