2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain

Concerts

Date
11 February 2018–24 February 2018
2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain

Echoes of Erin, the 2018 Comhaltas Concert Tour of Britain will visit 10 venues between the 11th of February and the 24th of February. The annual tour features the best of traditional talent drawn from all four Provinces of Ireland and Britain.

Each year the tour assembles a fine mix of established artistes together with up-and-coming young stars. These are blended together into a fast-moving and colourful show which appeals to both the connoisseurs and peripheral fans of Irish traditional entertainment.

Echoes of Erin 2018 is generously sponsored by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Culture Ireland.

Venues

Date Time (pm) Location Venue Contact
Feb-11 8:00 Dublin Cultúrlann na hÉireann, Monkstown 01 2800295,
Feb-16 8:00 Liverpool Liverpool Irish Centre 01512631808
Feb-17 8:00 Glasgow Redhurst Hotel 07917440447, 07708949919,
Feb-18 7:00 Settle, New Yorkshire Victoria Hall Settle 01729825718, settlevictoriahall.org.uk
Feb-19 8:00 Newcastle Upon Tyne Tyneside Irish Centre 01912610384, www.tynesideirish.com
Feb-20 7:30 Leeds The Leeds Irish Centre 01132480887
Feb-21 8:00 Oxford Headington Conservative Club 07774680455
Feb-22 8:00 Leamington Spa St Patricks Club 01926429434, 07939094797,
Feb-23 8:00 Welwyn Garden City The Shamrock Club 01707329361
Feb-24 8:00 London Irish Cultural Centre 07816130338, irishculturalcentre.co.uk

Performers

Name Location Role
Dick Beamish Cork Fear an Tí
Vince Jordan Birmingham Piano Accordion
Shane Scanlon Cork Banjo & Mandolin,
Niamh McGloin Sligo Harp & Button Accordion
Aisling Murphy Offaly Fiddle
John McCann Fermanagh Button Accordion & Bouzouki
David Vesey Laois Flute & Whistle
Tadhg Mulligan Louth Fiddle & Bouzouki
Jack Mac Partlin Tipperary Uilleann Pipes
Davog Frayne Mayo Sean Nos Dancer, Melodeon & Button Accordion
Chloe Feeney Mayo Dancer, Concertina & Melodeon
Seamus Morrison Cork Dancer & Fiddle
Ciara Horan Tipperary Dancer
Leona Bowe Tipperary Dancer
Vera Barrett Galway Singer
Gareth Maguire Fermanagh Singer
Eddie Murphy Limerick Tour Manager
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