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Music in the Town Concert Series

Holly Geraghty

Music in the Town Concert Series proudly presents:

A family friendly evening concert of Irish traditional music with outstanding harpist concertina virtuoso Holly Geraghty (multiple All-Ireland Fleadh  winner) and the host, violin and viola player Anna Falkenau.

Venue: The Town Café;  Saturday, 29th February 2020,  6:00pm-7:00pm (Doors 5.30pm).

Tickets:  €10:00 Adults, €8:00 Concessions, €5:00 Child, Under 6 free.

 

The penultimate concert in the eclectic Music in The Town Concert Series 2019-2020 will feature special guest Holly Geraghty, a wonderful exponent of the harp and concertina and also a gifted composer. Holly hails from Ballindine, a small town in south Mayo steeped in a rich musical tradition. Surrounded by a storehouse of Irish traditional music in both her home and locality, Holly quickly developed her own musical style, which brought her to the attention of many Irish traditional music enthusiasts including Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Eireann with whom she toured Britain, North America and Canada. Holly has also played at many international festivals including Rudolstadt Folk Music Festival, Germany's biggest folk festival, and the Shetland Traditional Music Festival. Holly holds several All-Ireland accolades including the senior harp and concertina title. During the summer months she teaches at several music festivals including the Willie Clancy Summer School and the O’Carolan Harp Festival. Holly and Anna initially met when studying for a BMus at UC Cork, both graduating with first class honours and winning various prestigious scholarships there. They have performed together at home and abroad in the US and enjoy a bouncy rhythm, a beautiful tone and the exploration of old and new Irish trad. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear top-class music in an intimate, family-friendly environment in the centre of Athenry. Coffee, cake and a fine glass of vine will also be available at the Town Café. Book your place now, and enjoy a very special Saturday evening concert, from 6:00pm-7:00pm on Saturday, February 29th, 2020.

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