Kilfenora Céilí Band and dancers to wow audiences with high-spirited choreographed show at the Clifden Arts Festival September 17th 2016.
“Fantastic, feel-good, happy, lively music” Sharon Shannon
On Saturday 17th September 2016, 8pm one of the oldest céilí bands in the world, the Kilfenora Céilí Band from Co. Clare will be joined by former Riverdance lead Michael Donnellan , Michael Gardiner and Laura Minogue, to perform an exciting and energetic show to wow Irish and International audiences this September.
Collaborations with a diverse range of song and dance artists, experimentation with repertoire outside of the dance domain and complex harmonic arrangements speak to an ensemble who are pioneering new and exciting performance contexts for the céilí band genre. While acknowledging and incorporating the past, the Kilfenora thrives on creativity and innovation.The Kilfenora Céilí Band is made up of leader John Lynch (banjo, mandolin), Claire Griffin (accordion), Tim Collins(concertina), Gary Shannon (flute, whistle), Anthony Quigney (flute, whistle, piano), AnneMarie McCormack (fiddle),Sinéad Heagney (fiddle/viola), Anne Rynne (fiddle), Eimear Howley (fiddle & banjo), Fintan McMahon (piano), Sean Griffin (drums) and Brian O’Grady (double bass) and Sharon Howley (cello).
Tickets: €25, Box Office Tel: 091 442 730 www.clifdenartsweek.ie