Gala Concert – Kincora Traditional Weekend

KTW-Gala-Concert_Ballina

s_IMG_5172

Here is a clip from the concert featuring Fiodhna playing The Lea Rig, followed by Jerry O’Sullivan’s and The Dimmers.

Gigging and Cruising on the Shannon

s_IMG_5121Fiodhna, husband, Padraig, sister, Kelley, brother-in-law, Stephen and friend, Michael Scanlon play a session with a difference – while crusing down the river Shannon from Ballina Quay, they played a variety of tunes on whistles, melodeon, guitar and keyboard. As part of the Kincora Traditional Weekend, held in Ballina/Killaloe, the Rolling Waves session was an afternoon session on board the ‘Spirit of Killaloe’ river cruises with James Whelan. With a full boat, they took sail down the river Shannon and after a while, some members of the audience sang and played music.

Gigging and crusing on the shannon- Rolling Waves Session

spirit_of_killaloe

Whistle Classes at the Kincora Traditional Weekend

master_class_concertFiodhna delivered master classes on tin whistle to both local and visiting players. With the class lasting for two and a half hours, students learned a few new tunes, techniques and theory. With other master classes on fiddle, accordion, song and flute, students performed in a finale concert. See this link for more details.

 

Kincora Traditional Weekend – Ceili House

ceili_houseOn Friday 1st March, an edition of RTE Radio’s ‘Ceili House’ will be recorded to promote the inaugural Kincora Traditional Weekend. The line up of musicians include  Martin Connolly, Fiodhna Gardiner, Eileen O’Brien, Bobby Gardiner, Leon Agnew, Deirdre Scanlan, Paul Smyth & others. Event venue: Lakeside Hotel, Ballina at 8.30pm.