Steve, Muireann & Billy led the session in Tutty’s on Saturday afternoon.
They were quickly joined by others and a good variety of instruments, including Eric-the-organiser on mandolin
a Jew’s harp
and a second flute played by Johnny from Arc.
(Thanks to Eoghan Conor for additional pic taking)
Big buzz in county Wicklow, where for our delight
singer, flautist and pianist will perform at the Hollywood Irish Traditional Music Festival
From Muireann biography we know that she “grew up immersed in the vibrant West-Kerry tradition with its wild dance music, soulful slow airs and vast repertoire of songs. Musician and lead singer from the traditional music group Danu. She is a regular contributor to television and radio programmes at home and abroad, she featured prominently in the”Highland Sessions” BBC television series, celebrating the best of Irish and Scottish traditional music and song. She also co-hosted and performed at the 2007 and 2009 Gradaim Cheoil TG4 and has presented many music programmes. Muireann is extremely sought after both as a vocalist and flute player and has collaborated with many musicians at home and abroad such as Julie Fowlis, Darrell Scott, Liam Clancy and The Bulgarian Women’s Choir. She released her solo album ‘Daybreak: Fáinne an Lae‘ in 2006 to great acclaim. Her most recent recording, “Dual” is a collaborative project with Julie Fowlis, Éamon Doorley and Ross Martin exploring the links between Irish and Scots Gaelic music and song”
To Listen Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh enchanting voice, join us at the
2009 Irish Traditional Music Festival in Hollywood, Co Wicklow