Peggy to celebrate birthday at Kilkenny gig

Peggy Seeger will celebrate her 87th birthday on June 17, during her Irish tour. On the day in question she is due to perform in Kilkenny with her son, Calum MacColl, as part of the tour to promote her recent album, First Farewell.

The tour, which begins on Thursday, June 2, will see the duo play fourteen dates in eighteen days. It continues an ongoing relationship with Ireland which began on her visit in 1956 – when the young Peggy Seeger met Sarah Makem, Paddy Tunney and the Clancy family.

The Tour Dates:

June 2: Hawks Well Theatre, Sligo
June 3: Townhall Theatre, Cavan
June 4: Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co. Kildare
June 6: St John’s Arts Centre, Listowel, Co. Kerry (afternoon concert)
June 7: St John’s Arts Centre, Listowel (evening concert)
June 8: Lime Tree Theatre, Limerick
June 9: Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire
June 11: Róisín Dubh, Galway
June 12: Doolin Folk Festival, Doolin, Co. Clare
June 15: Séamus Heaney Homeplace, Bellaghy, Co. Derry
June 16: Black Box, Belfast
June 17: Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny
June 18: Source Arts Centre, Thurles
June 19: The White Horse, Ballincollig, Co. Cork

Peggy Seeger

(Photo: Vicki Sharp)

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