Feb 24, 2013
Today, Sunday 24 February, on Festival Fling I look at the upcoming St Patrick’s Festival in Glasgow which runs from 6-17 March 2013.
The concert on Wednesday 13 March in The Glad Cafe, 1006A Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41 is with David Munnelly, Mick Conneely, Damien Mullane, Douglas Hennessy and Glasgow sisters Aileen Reid & Julia Howard.
David Munnelly is from Belmullet in Co. Mayo and has toured the world with his band as well as many projects such as his recent one with ‘The Rambling Boys of Pleasure’ - with Brendan O’Neill, Gino Lupari, Alan Burke & Sean Ragan. He will be partnered with Mick Connelley for this gig.
Mick Conneely is a well known touring musician with bands such as world renowned De Dannan as well as his very successful solo career he is a tutor on fiddle, Greek bouzouki and whistle.
Damien Mullane a well known box player, originally from London and who recently released his critically acclaimed debut album ’13′. He is also currently a member of Frankie Gavin’s new De Dannan.
Donogh Hennessy who is a founder member of Irish super group Lunasa and has also toured with the Sharon Shannon Band. Is currently performing, recording and producing an array of Ireland’s finest exponents such as John Spillane, Gerry O’Connor etc.
Sisters Aileen Reid and Julia Howard have played with bands such as Danny Kyle Open Stage winners Feolta. They have also performed with St. Rochs Ceili Band, The Amadans to name but a few and Aileen is currently touring with the dance and son show Irish Celtic.
Looking forward to this fantastic concert on Wednesday 15 March 2013 in the Glad Cafe at 1006A Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G41. Book tickets by going on line to www.glasgowstpatricksfestival.co.uk/
See you at the festival! Liz.