Music Under the Mountains

20sep(sep 20)8:00 pm22(sep 22)11:59 pmMusic Under the MountainsTypeFestivals,Traditional MusicCountyWicklow

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Music Under the Mountains is an annual festival of traditional Irish music hosted in Hollywood, Co. Wicklow. The festival has been in running since 1991 and over the years has attracted some of the country’s biggest names in traditional Irish music including The ChieftansAltanLiam O’FlynnThe Kilfenora Ceili Band and Martin Hayes to name but a few!

The festival generally runs during the third weekend of September each year providing a weekend packed full of concerts and sessions hosted by local and visiting musicians. This year it will run from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd of September. Since 1996 ‘Music Under the Mountains’ aim has been to support The Laura Greaves Music School, which provides musical tuition to children in the greater Hollywood area.

Weekend tickets covering admission to all events requiring tickets are available for just €50 or for individual events requiring tickets and can be obtained by visiting Tickets.

This years Music Under the Mountains Festival will commence Friday night at 8pm with a Concert in St. Kevin’s Church of Ireland featuring Jane Clarke (Poet), Cormac Breatnach (Flute & Whistles) and Eamon Sweeney (Guitar). The admission fee for this concert is €20.

There will be a series of Workshops held on Saturday morning in the Hollywood Centre starting at 10.30am. The Workshops and Tutors will be Flute & Whistles: Cormac BreatnachAccordion: Martin Quinn and FiddlePaul Bradley. The cost per workshop is €10.

There will also be a Workshop & Talk with Eleanor McEvoy entitled “Song Lyrics, Serious Literature or Throwaway Pop?”held in the Hollywood Centre at 3.30pm. The cost for this workshop will be €10.

The Concert Saturday evening will be held in St. Kevin’s Church of Ireland and start at 7pm. It will feature Eleanor McEvoy and the admission fee will be €20.

Later on in the evening at 8pm there will be a session in the Hollywood Inn with music from Brittany with Tom Lemmonier and Friends.

On Sunday at 12.30pm in Tutty’s Bar, Kevin Conneff & Ger Fitzgerald will be hosting the Annual Singing Session. All singers are welcome to participate.

At 6pm in St. Kevins Church of Ireland, the Closing Concert for this years Music Under the Mountains Festival will commence with Andy Irvine. The admission fee for this concert is €20.

Later on in the evening at 8pm there will be a session in the Hollywood Inn with more music from Brittany with Tom Lemmonier and Friends.

Full details of all the events for this years Music Under the Mountains Festival are available on the official website If you have any queries concerning the festival, then please visit queries.


20/09/2019 8:00 pm - 22/09/2019 11:59 pm(GMT+00:00)

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