Na Máistrí / Masters of Traditional Music
Doors: 19:30 | Unreserved Seating
Age permitted: All ages | Any under 18s must be accompanied by an adult
In association with An Droichead featuring Mick McAuley, Niamh Ní Charra, Edwina Guckian, Angelina Carberry, Mirella Murray, Ryan Molloy & Neil Martin (MC)
Mick McAuley is a long-time member of Irish-American ensemble SOLAS. He has been part of a movement which continues to push the musical boundaries of that tradition to bring Irish music to a wider and more diverse audience around the world.
Niamh Ní Charra is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist and composer who has recorded and performed with various artists including The Chieftains and Carlos Núñez and toured extensively as the featured fiddler with Riverdance.
Edwina Guckian hails from a family steeped in the tradition of music and dance and is greatly influenced by the style of local music she grew up with across Leitrim and Roscommon. She has shared the stage with some of Ireland’s most influential acts such as Altan, De Danann, Dervish, Mairtín O Connor and Frankie Gavin to name a few.
Angelina Carberry - Born into a County Longford musical family steeped in traditional music, Angelina followed in the footsteps of her father and grandfather by learning the banjo and has developed a highly personal style with unique rhythmical characteristics which has been captured on various albums.
Mirella Murray hails from county Galway and learnt under the guidance of Mary Finn. Having performed nationally and internationally, artists such as Sharon Shannon, Lunasa and the Bumblebees credit her as a source of uncommon melodies through her vast collection of tunes from her travels.
Ryan Molloy – A Composer and pianist, Ryan is widely recognised as one of the masters of modern accompaniment in Irish traditional music. His compositions, rooted in the language of Irish traditional music, have been performed by world-leading ensembles.
Neil Martin (MC) is a composer and musician with an international reputation, whose work has been performed across the world from Ground Zero to Mostar Bridge and the Royal Albert Hall, as well as being played on the International Space Station. A cellist and an uilleann piper, he has worked with many leading musicians.