Masters of Tradition brings in top talent
Next week West Cork comes alive to the sounds of the best in traditional music as the Masters of Tradition festival takes place in Bantry.
Irish Traditional music in its purest form will be celebrated from tomorrow week, August 23, until the following Sunday.
Internationally renowned fiddler and artistic director of the five-day festival, Martin Hayes will be joined by the talents of Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird, Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh and Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin as well as Colin Dunne, Steve Cooney, Cathal Hayden, Seamie O’Dowd, Stephen Hayden, Len Graham, Jack Lynch, Kate Ellis, John Carty, Mary MacNamara, Sorcha Costello, Slow Moving Clouds, Mick O’Brien, and Neil Ó Loclainn’s Cuar.
Performances take place in the magnificent setting of Bantry House and another of the town’s special venues, St Brendan’s Church in the Square.
The Masters of Tradition event will draw to a close with a special concert with Martin Hayes on fiddle, Dennis Cahill on guitar, and many special guests, on the Sunday again at Bantry
Tickets for concerts can be booked online at www.westcorkmusic.ie or by telephoning the festival office in Bantry at 027 52788.
Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin: One of the main attractions for the Masters of Tradition festival in Bantry next week.
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh. Performing at the upcoming Bantry festival.
Dennis Cahill and Martin Hayes. Heading to West Cork for top-class traditional festival.