Donal Lunny & Paddy Glackin, special guests, A Tribute to Séamus Creagh

Cork Folk Festival - Cork, Ireland  4th-7th October 2018

Donal Lunny & Paddy Glackin, special guests, A Tribute to Séamus Creagh


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A Tribute to Séamus Creagh:, Matt Cranitch & Jackie Daly, Jimmy Crowley, Hammy Hamilton, Four Star Trio, Máire Ni Chéileachair, Aidan Coffee & Geraldine O’ Callaghan, with special guests Donal Lunny & Paddy Glackin €20

This concert will celebrate to life and music of a great musician, Seamus Creagh.
Paddy Glackin was the original fiddler of the Bothy Band when they were original known as Seachtair. He has etched a reputation as one of our premier fiddlers, steely yet divinely delicate. He is Dublin born but adopted his father’s Donegal stylings and has taken a unique route from 1973 All-Ireland fiddle champion to the groundbreaking experimental-trad treasure Hidden Ground with Jolyon Jackson in 1980, not to mention performing with minimalist icon John Cage, and coming full circle of sorts with his old peers of the 1970s in LAPD. Dónal Lunny: What can you say about this man? Emmet Spiceland, Planxty, The Bothy Band, Moving Hearts, Mulligan Records, producer, arranger, curator, soundtracker, wisecracker and bouzouki icon. A true artist and a phenomenal collaborator, Dónal has nurtured Irish music for many decades. He is constantly pushing it forward and with no less gusto today than in the hey-day of the seminal bands he was a member of throughout his career. –
Donal Lunny is one of the key figures in the history of Irish traditional music. He has been founding member of some of the seminal bands in the traditional music scene, including Planxty, the Bothy Band and Moving Hearts. He continues to be an influential performer and producer.
Paddy Glackin is one of Ireland’s best-known traditional fiddlers. He was born in Dublin with strong family links to Co Donegal. He is also a former member of The Bothy Band and is a noted commentator and lecturer on Irish music. Paddy is also in demand as a session player and a senior producer in RTÉ Radio.

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