february, 2020

27feb01marRussell Memorial Weekend Festival 2020Russell Cultural CentreType:Festivals,Traditional MusicCounty:Clare

Russell Memorial Weekend 2020

Event Details

The Russell Memorial Weekend Festival is a music festival that is now in its 26th year. It is held annually in Doolin on the last weekend in February. It is a remembrance celebration to the Russell family – Micho, Packie and Gussie Russell – the world-famous traditional musicians.

The weekend festival has now firmly established itself on the traditional festival calendar as one of the earliest festivals of the year, and hosts some of the best of traditional entertainment. It attracts musicians from around the country. The theme throughout the weekend is one of celebration as it showcases the new and vibrant music talents of Traditional Music, Set Dancing, and Sean-nós, which attracts a growing audience for Traditional Music.

The highlight of the festival is The Russell Concert which takes place on Saturday afternoon commencing at 2pm in the Russell Cultural Centre. Tickets for the concert are €25 per person and include a food and wine reception. They are available at the Russell Centre. Doors Open from 1.30pm.

As well as the concerts, there will be Workshops happening on Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 12noon. Starting on Thursday evening and continuing throughout the festival, Traditional Music Sessions will be occurring in Doolin’s Pubs and Hotel Doolin. All Musicians and Singers are welcome to partake. These sessions are marvellous free entertainment open for all to attend.

For full details about the memorial weekend, please visit Russell Memorial Weekend or follow on Facebook. For any queries, please email: [email protected] or call +353 (0)65 – 7074168, 7074133, 7074328, 7074111 or +353 (0)87 249 7843.

Time

February 27 (Thursday) 2:00 pm - March 1 (Sunday) 11:59 pm

Location

Russell Cultural Centre

Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland

Organizer

Russell Festival Weekend Committee[email protected] Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland

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