Saturday May 11
Three of Ireland’s finest and most entertaining traditional musicians join forces for this not to be missed Music Network national tour. The brilliant young fiddle player Zoe Conway performs together with the relative veterans Máirtín Ó Connor on accordion and Dónal Lunny on guitar and bouzouki. Zoe gave a blistering set at the Regional Cultural Centre last June as part of the very successful North Atlantic Fiddle Convention. Incredibly this is the first occasion that both the brilliant box player Máirtín Ó Connor and the bouzouki wizard that is Dónal Lunny will play in the intimate surroundings and crystal clear sound of the Regional Cultural Centre’s auditorium.
“Virtuoso – one of Ireland’s most gifted young musicians”
The Irish Independent on Zoe Conway
“Technical brilliance, a flamboyant style and a versatility that seems to encompass every form of traditional music of countless countries mark out Máirtín O’Connor as a squeeze box player in the very top echelon.”
Irish Music Magazine
“Apart from the musicianship there was the remarkable warmth, first between audience and performers, and then among the performers themselves towards Donal Lunny, a man who has been at the coal face of Irish music for the past five decades.” Hot Press