Letterkenny Trad Week 2020
Well-known Donegal uilleann piper Paul Harrigan officially launches his long-awaited debut album with special guest Tim Edey & more.
Paul’s new album Music from the White Stone explores music from the Honoria Galwey Collection, the Donegal fiddle repertoire and also features some of his original compositions.
Born into a musical family on the Inishowen Peninsula, Paul was influenced at an early age by his teachers Dinny McLaughlin, Evelyn Boyce, and Theresa McClure and has the distinction of being All-Ireland champion on both the uilleann pipes and piano accordion.
A widely respected and versatile musician, Paul has traveled extensively, performing in Canada and the USA, and throughout Europe and China working with Irish groups such as Lunasa and Tuath, international acts Dirty Linen (France) and BlØf (Holland), and with virtuoso solo performers and composers Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, (Ireland) and French artists Benoit Guerbigny, Renaud Séchan and Jean-Marc Padovani (France) and was an original member of The Hell Fire Club with Shane McGowan, Terry Woods, (The Pogues), and the legendary Ronnie Drew (The Dubliners).
Paul will joined by acclaimed virtuoso musician Tim Edey on guitar and box, Roisin McGrory on fiddle and some very special guests.