Féile Séamus Creagh

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Gower Street United Church, 99 Queen's Road
*Féile Séamus Creagh (*FAY-la SHAY-mus Cray), now in its 9th year, is an annual festival of Traditional Music, Song and Dance from Newfoundland and Ireland. It is named in memory of the late Irish fiddle master Séamus Creagh, who lived in Newfoundland for a number of years from the late 1980s, and whose musical influence helped to shape the traditional music style of a whole generation of Newfoundland musicians. The five day festival features visiting Irish, as well as local Newfoundland performers, and highlights the close musical relationships between the two places.
Wednesday, September 5, 7pm at MMaP, ACC St. John’s.
Our free lecture kicks off the week! This year we will have *Uilleann (*ILL-in) piper Caoimhin O Fearghail, and Rob Brown give an introduction to Uilleann Pipes, with a discussion and demonstrations. 
Four concerts follow:
Thursday, September 6, 8pm in Freshwater (Carbonear)
Friday, September 7, 8pm in Bay Bulls
Saturday September 8, 8pm in St. John's, at the Gower Street United Church, 99 Queen's Road
Sunday, September 9, 8pm in Ferryland
This year we are delighted to welcome from Ireland: Eimear Arkins (fiddle/song/dance) & Eileen Gannon (harp), Caoimhin O Fearghail (flute/Uilleann pipes/guitar) & Paddy Tutty (fiddle), Edel McWeeney (fiddle), and Padraig McGovern (Uilleann pipes)! Also, from Newfoundland: Matthew Byrne, Kelly and Tamsyn Russell, song session featuring Jean Hewson, Linda Byrne & Monica Walsh, as well as John & Wilf Curran with Greg Walsh. 
Tickets for al concerts are $20, and available online through our website, and Facebook events, or at the door.
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