Music Under the Mountains

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Country and Region IrelandWicklow
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Hollywood, County Wicklow, Ireland
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Eric Greaves

Festival Description

Since 1991 Music Under the Mountains has showcased the best traditional performers in Ireland and abroad. The program includes traditional music and song of the highest quality. The festival supports The Laura Greaves Music Bursary for Hollywood National School. The Bursary enables children from Hollywood and surrounding areas to receive traditional music tuition. More than 200 children have had the opportunity to develop their musical ability. The fund was established in 1996 in memory of Laura, who was a founding member of Music Under the Mountains.

Festival Dates September 23 - 25, 2011
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Festival Events:

Friday, September 23, 2011:
  • Venue — Hollywood Inn, 8.30pm
    • Album launch by Jig away the Donkey
    • Gerry O’Connor (Fiddle)
    • Martin Quinn (Accordion)
    • Gabriel McCarthy (Concertina & Vocals)
Saturday, September 24, 2011:
  • Venue — Hollywood Community Centre, 10.30am
    • Workshops with Michelle O’Brien(Fiddle), & Ciano’ Suilleabhain (Flute/Whistle)
  • Venue — Hollywood Inn 3.00pm
    • Hente Traditional Breton Music
  • Venue —  St. Kevins Church, 8.30pm
    • Alyth McCormack (Vocals) & TrionaMarshall (Harp)
Sunday, September 25, 2011:
  • Venue — Tutty’s 12.30pm
    • Morning singing session hosted byKevin Conneff
  • Venue — Hollywood Inn 3.00pm
    • Hente Traditional Breton Music
  • Tutty’s 8.30pm
    • Evening concert with I Draw Slow


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