A Weekend of Irish Music in Lancaster: Concert & Sessions

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A Weekend of Irish Music in Lancaster: The Concert

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8:00 p.m. ~ Gregson Community Arts Centre

Presentation and recital by Eileen O’Brien (fiddle). The powerpoint presentation will be on her father Paddy O’Brien, the leading box player of his generation and the composer of many well-loved tunes. Tickets £8 can be bought in March from the Gregson bar.

Paddy O’Brien ~ musician & composer
~ born in Newton, about five miles from Nenagh in County Tipperary, on February 10, 1922. His father, the fiddle player and accordionist Dinny O’Brien, led the famous Bridge Ceili Band. The fiddler Sean Ryan was a cousin.

http://irishtunecomposers.weebly.com/paddy-obrien.html
http://www.paddyobrienbook.com/

Eileen O’ Brien,fiddler of Newtown Bridge, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.
Custys Music Session Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6M1oViMn30


Fiddle player Eileen O’Brien plays a number of reels collectively known as ‘The Iniscealtra Set’ at a concert at Scoil Acla Summer School 2013.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roAbkQYvpAQ


CD: "Eileen O’Brien: Newtown Bridge" - Moanfin Recordings CD001
Review: Ken Ricketts and Marya Parker - 10.12.00
http://www.mustrad.org.uk/reviews/e_obrien.htm

CD: "Eileen O’Brien and Willie Fogarty: The Compositions of Paddy O’Brien"
https://www.irishtune.info/album/CPO/

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A Weekend of Irish Music in Lancaster: The Sessions

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11:00 p.m. till 4:00 a.m. ~ The Robert Gillow Pub, upstairs & downstairs
http://www.pubfoodlancaster.co.uk/
64 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HP
Phone: 01524-36092

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12 Noon till 6:00 p.m. ~ The Britannia
http://www.thwaitespubs.co.uk/the-britannia-lancaster/
103 Ullswater Road, Lancaster LA1 3PX
Phone: 07432 647338

8:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m. ~ The Robert Gillow Pub, upstairs & downstairs
http://www.pubfoodlancaster.co.uk/
64 Market Street, Lancaster LA1 1HP
Phone: 01524-36092
( Mark will provide £80 worth of ale! )

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12 Noon - 6:00 p.m. ~ The Britannia
http://www.thwaitespubs.co.uk/the-britannia-lancaster/
103 Ullswater Road, Lancaster LA1 3PX
Phone: 07432 647338

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From: Lyth, David [mailto:d.lyth@lancaster.ac.uk]
Sent: 29 February 2016 16:34
d.lyth@lancaster.ac.uk


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Gregson Community & Arts Centre

http://www.gregson.co.uk/

33 Moorgate
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 3PY
Tel: 01524 849959
Fax: 01524 849720
gregsoncentre@hotmail.co.uk