This year will mark the 17th anniversary of the Skerries Traditional Music Weekend. This picturesque seaside town in Co. Dublin will play host to a weekend packed full of music,
This year will mark the 17th anniversary of the Skerries Traditional Music Weekend. This picturesque seaside town in Co. Dublin will play host to a weekend packed full of music, song and dance, in a celebration of Irish Culture and Heritage.
The opening concert on Friday will commence at 8pm with KGB at the Little Theatre and on Saturday there will be a Céilí at the Skerries Community Centre commencing at 9pm with The Kilfenora Céilí Band. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting Concert and Event Tickets.
A series of Workshops will be held on Saturday 19th May with first class artists taking care of the tutoring. The workshops and tutors will be for Fiddle: Dermy Diamond, Yvonne Casey and Máire O’Keeffe; Flute: Conal O’Gráda and Tara Diamond; Tin Whistle: Mary Bergin and Joe McKenna; Introductory Tin-Whistle for Adults (whistle provided): Andrea Gallagher; Concertina: Micheál Ó Raghallaigh; Accordian: Dermot Byrne; Harp: Michelle Mulcahy; Banjo: Conor McCague; Uilleann Pipes: Caoimhín Ó Fearghail; Sean Nós & Set Dancing: Mairéad Casey and John McEvoy.
To book your place on one of the workshops, please visit Workshop Info & Registration.
Over the weekend there will be many afternoon and evening trad sessions happening in the pubs throughout Skerries.
For the latest info, tickets and full programme details for all the concerts, events, sessions and workshops please visit skerriestraditionalmusic.com or if you have any queries then email [email protected] or call +353 (0)87 652 8643.