Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Liverpool Irish Festival lands at Southport Arts Centre

MICHAEL McGoldrick returns to Southport Arts Centre this month, and this time he is bringing his friends!
The founder member of Toss The Feathers, Flook! And Lunasa will perform at the venue on Wednesday, October 28 at 8pm.
A regular member of Capercaillie and Kate Rusby’s band, Michael’s collaborations include Afro Celt Sound System, Jim Kerr, Youssou N'Dour and John Cale.
By fusing traditional music with trance or jazz, Michael is already regarded as one of the greatest flute players of all time.
The talented musician is regarded as one of the best flute, whistle and Uillean pipe players of his generation
He was named BBC Folk Awards Musician of The Year in 2006, as well as scooping the award for BBC Folk Awards Best Live Act 2006 with the Kate Rusby band.
The line-up for the gig includes: John-Joe Kelly on bodhran and Banjo virtuoso, Colin Farell on the fiddle, Mike Galvin on guitar and of course Michael McGoldrick on flute, pipes and whistles.

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