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Traditional Music and Song

october, 2022

fri28oct8:00 pmTéada with Séamus BegleyRiver Island Hotel, Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry8:00 pm Patrick O'Keeffe Traditional Music Festival

Event Details

Téada has appeared as a frequent headliner at major music festivals throughout North Aermica, Europe, Africa, West Asia and Australia. Highlights include a 30,000-capacity stadium concert in Brittany, along with performances at Penang World Music Festival in Malaysia, Edmonton Folk Festival in Canada, Harare International Festival of the Arts in Zimbabwe, and Rainforest World Music Festival in Borneo.

In 2014, the band performed to 40,000 people during an extensive seven-week tour of Japan and Taiwan and has actively toured the United States since 2001. May 2022 saw the release of the band’s new album on the Gael Linn label, Coiscéim Coliligh, featuring an exciting vocal collaboration between Séamus Begley and Hollywood actor and singer John C. Reilly in addition to the band’s customary energetic take on rare tunes from the tradition.

Séamus Begley is a frequent performer with the band. The renowned accordion player and singer from Dingle in the Kerry Gaeltacht has recorded one solo album, The Bold Kerryman, in 2015. Well known for his appearances in duos with Steve Cooney and Jim Murray (with whom he has also recorded albums), Brendan has also played with The Boys of the Lough and The Chieftains.

Doors open from 7pm.

Tickets, each costing €15 (plus €1.87 booking fee), are available from https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/teada-and-seamus-begley-tickets-378991984227.

A special weekend pass is also on offer providing for entry into all concerts – Téada, 30th Anniversary Concert, Four Men and A Dog – as well as the Fiddle Recital (featuring Connie O’Connell, Andrea Palandri, Aidan Connolly, Aoife Ní Chaoimh, Caoimhe Flannery, Máire O’Keeffe, Gerry Harrington, Emma O’Leary, Matt Cranitch and Nicky McAuliffe) and the Singing Concert (featuring Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Mickey MacConnell, Tim Dennehy and Barry Kerry). The weekend pass – costing €50 (plus €4.23 booking fee) is available from https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/early-bird-full-weekend-pass-patrick-o-keeffe-festival-tickets-378775958087.

Time

(Friday) 8:00 pm

Location

River Island Hotel

Lower Main Street, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

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