Dungarvan Summer Music Festival
August Bank Holiday Weekend 3rd, 4th and 5th 2018
Dungarvan Summer Music Festival is three days of exciting and groundbreaking music across the August Bank Holiday weekend, in three different venues around the picturesque harbour town.
World-renowned uilleann piper David Power is both the driving force behind the festival and its curator, and he has put together a wonderful line-up of Irish music that is eminently forward-looking but grown from traditional roots.
Friday 3rd @8pm Lunasa SGC Main Theatre, Dungarvan €25
Legendary trad group Lúnasa explores new territory fro tradtional music, it`s guitar and bass rythmic foundation gives it contemporary punch, while maintaining it`s traditional lilt.
Saturday 4th @ 8pm Antarctica, Townhall Theatre, Dungarvan €20
An electro-acoustic collaboration by Cork composer Linda Buckley and uilleann piper David Power. Drawing inspiration from the early Antarctic expeditions, Antarctica is a multimedia perfomance combining Buckley`s hypnotic electronic score with live music by Power and evocative projected imagery.
During the day on Saturday there will be free performances #Greenway Sessions by leading international musicians along the Waterford Greenway.
Sunday 5th @12pm Buile Shuihne St. Mary`s Church of Ireland, Dungarvan €20
A unique performance of traditional Irish music, new music and spoken word telling the story of the mad King Sweeney. Performed by David Power, RTE ConTempo String Quartet and Actor Eamonn Hunt.
All tickets can be purchased locally from The Wine Buff 058 244523 and SGC Dungarvan 058 45796 or online eventbrite.ie
Published on 2 July 2018