Kilfenora Céilí Band
Kilfenora Céilí Band Celebrates the Clifden Launch of their 10th Studio Album Both Sides Now with a concert at Clifden Arts Festival in Clifden. Regarded by aficionados as the quintessential Irish céilí band, the Kilfenora Céilí band, together with guests, singer Edel Vaughan, dancers Laura Minogue and world champions Michael and Matthew Gardiner perform an uplifting, energetic and entertaining show at the Clifden Arts Festival, Clifden.
Both Sides Now merges both traditional and contemporary repertoire. It features everything from Joni Mitchell’s Both Sides Now sung by Edel Vaughan to newly composed waltzes and polkas by band member and concertina player Tim Collins to the familiar upbeat traditional reels and jigs by well-known composers Charlie and Maurice Lennon and others.
The 13-piece band features band leader John Lynch (banjo, mandolin), Claire Griffin (accordion), Tim Collins (concertina),
Gary Shannon (flute, whistle), Anthony Quigney (flute, whistle, piano), Anne Marie McCormack (fiddle), Sinéad Heagney (fiddle, viola), Anne Rynne (fiddle), Eimear Howley (fiddle, viola), Fintan McMahon (piano), Sean Griffin (drums) and Brian O’Grady (double bass) and Sharon Howley (cello).
Shuttle Bus: Leaving Clifden Library every 15 minutes from 6:15 pm
Sponsored by John and Treena Sweeney