‘Songs From Ireland’ Concert & CD Launch

On Saturday the 13th of April Brendan T Walsh joins forces with Gráinne Hunt for a concert at the Kilkishen Cultural Centre at 8.00pm. Brendan and Grainne studied music together at NUI Maynooth, and in early 2018 they joined forces after a decade to perform the opening concert of the 19th Shannonside Winter Music Festival. From this performance the concept for “Songs from Ireland” was born. For a taster of what to expect at the concert tune into Clare FM at 10.45am on Friday the 12th

Brendan is an award winning classical guitarist who graduated with an International BA Music degree from NUI Maynooth and the Lemmensinstitute, Leuven, Belgium. He continued his musical education and attained two Masters in Music Performance from Dublin Institute of Technology and from the Hochschule, Luzern – Musik, Switzerland. Brendan is an active composer and premiered his first guitar concerto at the National Concert Hall with a commission from ‘Music Matters’. He is a full time musician and heads a Celtic Rock band ‘The Led Farmers’    Grainne Hunt Brendan T Walsh

Grainne is a contemporary folk singer and songwriter, raised in Monaghan and based in Kildare. Grainne consistently produces on-point captivating vocals throughout her

Well-honed, insightful songs, Grainne has shared stages with Glen Hansard and Mark Geary and has been compared to vocal icons Tracy Chapman and Nathalie Merchant.

 ’Songs from Ireland’ is a new Irish contemporary folk project in which they perform a collection of traditional Irish ballads and folk songs in both English and Irish, with sensitively arranged classical guitar accompaniment by Brendan. The result of all their effort is a terrific CD that gives a modern new feel to beautiful old songs.

This concert takes place in the Kilkishen Cultural Centre at 8pm on the 13th of April.

Admission is €15.

Text your booking to 086 8464509.

 

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