Hughie Gillespie Weekend

Concerts, Festivals, Sessions

Date
23 October 2009–25 October 2009
Time
9:00 PM
Town
Ballybofey
County
Co. Donegal
Country
Ireland
Contact
Rita Gallagher
Phone
00353749131840
Email
Hughie Gillespie Weekend

This is the fourth consecutive weekend festival of traditional music sessions, concerts and workshops in Ballybofey, County Donegal in commemoration of the late great Donegal Fiddler, Hughie Gillespie. Events taking place throughout the weekend are shown below.

Friday, 23 October
Session in Jackson’s Hotel

Saturday, 24 October
3.00pm: Workshop in Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey with Tommy Peoples - fiddle

8.30pm: Concert in the Balor Arts centre followed by Sessions in Jackson’s Hotel

Musicians appearing in the Concert include:-
Tommy Peoples (St Johnston) - fiddle
Séamus Connolly Maine, USA) - fiddle
Martin Connolly (Ennis) - accordion
Eileen O’Brien (Nenagh) - fiddle
Deirdre McSherry (Nenagh) - flute/keyboard
Joe & Anne Burke (Galway) - Accordion
Barry & Róna McLaughlin (Letterkenny) - fiddle & concertina
Billy McClean (Ballybofey) - song
Maranna McCloskey (Derry) - song

The Concert will also feature some local artistes.

Sunday, 25 October
Afternoon/Evening Session in Jackson’s Hotel

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