Top Ten Mayo Manchester Tradfest events to look forward to

Top Ten Mayo Manchester Tradfest events to look forward to

Newly appointed Minister for Regional Development, Michael Ring TD recently kick started the countdown to the forthcoming week long Mayo Manchester Tradfest based in Ballina beginning Friday 29 July.

With over 70 events in and around Ballina featuring over 500 performers the festival of Traditional Irish Music, Song and Dance is set to attract over 50 ,000 visitor to Mayo North

The Top ten official events are as follows:

  1. Friday 29 July

VIP Mayo Manchester launch party and 2 hour live Radio broadcast by Midwest Radio in Bar Square on Garden St, Ballina.  6pm-8pm, Adm free

 

  1. Saturday 30 July

Mayo Manchester Gala Concert -Mayo Manchester Tradfest Gala Concert at Ballina Arts Centre

Performers from Mayo include: The award winning musicians Tom Doherty and David Doocey with the CCE Admiral Brown group from Foxford, The Murphy Sisters, Irish dancers The Ganley Sisters, musicians, singers and dancers from Atlantic Rhythm Production Company, The Heroes for Hospice group and acoustic singer songwriter and Brian Duffy.

Performers from Manchester include: The Keegan Academy of Irish Dance who are trained by Lord of the Dance star, James Keegan and his sister Louise plus The Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band.

Tickets are available from the Ballina Arts Centre and are 15 Euros Doors 7.30pm

Tel 0967 3593

  1. Sunday 31 July

CCE Admiral Brown Seisun with Mayo Manchester in Cruisers Bar, Foxford

2pm-4pm, Free Admission

  1. Sunday 31 July

Attymass Gathering closing concert and BBQ with Mayo Manchester

Sionnach Rua Pub in Bunnifinglas, Attymass (on Church Road from Ballina)

Concert features a host of Irish Musicians, Singers and Dancers from Attymass and Mayo Manchester

7.30pm-10pm, Free Admission

  1. Monday 1 August

Mayo Manchester – A Taste of Mayo Manchester – Business and Tourism Event at Bonniconlon Show

Features The Reel Deel Brewery, Connacht Whiskey Company, Cakes by Hollie, Mayo North, Enniscoe House, Ballina Chamber, Atlantic Rhythm Production Company, Keegan Academy, Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, Excel Excavations, 12 noon – 2pm

  1. Monday 1 August

Mayo Manchester Tradfest performance on Stage 2 at Bonniconlon show, with Joe Keegan from BBC TV show, The Voice plus the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, the Keegan Academy of Irish Dance plus guests

2pm-3pm

  1. Monday 1 August

Mayo Manchester Tradfest Street performance at Kilkelly Heritage Day, with Joe Keegan from BBC TV show, The Voice plus the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, the Keegan Academy of Irish Dance plus performers from Kilkelly

7pm-9pm, Free Admission

  1. Tuesday 2 August

Mayo Manchester Tradfest Performance at Siamsa Sraide Street Festival in Swinford with Joe Keegan from BBC TV show, The Voice plus the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, the Keegan Academy of Irish Dance plus guests, followed by the Copperplate Ceili Band. 2.30-3.30, Free Admission

  1. Tuesday 2 August

Mayo Manchester Tradfest Performance at JP Leonards in Lahardane with Joe Keegan from BBC TV show, The Voice plus the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, the Keegan Academy of Irish Dance plus guests 7pm, free admission

  1. Wednesday 3 August

Country Cottage Concert with Mayo Manchester (with Joe Keegan from BBC TV show, The Voice plus the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, the Keegan Academy of Irish Dance) and Irish dancers, musicians and singers from Atlantic Rhythm Production Company. Plus open seisun.

Enniscoe House, just outside Crossmolina village, Tel: 0879364504 for tickets

Enniscoe House

 

For the full list of 70 events taking place in the festival visitwww.mayomanchester.com

Mofatt School of Dance

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