STORIES SONGS AND SHENANIGANS WITH AINDRIAS DE STAIC #4| Featuring RICK EPPING

STORIES SONGS AND SHENANIGANS WITH AINDRIAS DE STAIC #4| Featuring RICK EPPING

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 7.00pm

Join actor, musician and storyteller Aindrias de Staic over four weeks as he weaves stories, songs and music with the wild Atlantic wit of some of west of Ireland’s most interesting performers. This final instalment of the series features multi-instrumentalist Rick Epping.

Note: This event takes place online for audiences to attend via their personal digital devices. You will need a device such as a laptop, tablet, or phone and a good internet connection. Audience members who purchase tickets will receive an email with a link to the event, and will be able to view it between 7:00pm and 11:00pm on Wednesday 14 April.

Filmed in the intimate surrounds of the Linenhall Arts Centre theatre space, and released digitally on-demand, the series will feature a special guest artist for each session as they sing, play music and share stories from pre-pandemic times.

Rick Epping is a California-born musician who has immersed himself in American old-time and Irish traditional music since the 1960s. A long-time resident of Sligo, Rick has well and truly embedded himself in the heart of Irish music in Sligo and indeed nationwide. An extra-ordinary talent, this multi-instrumentalist holds a very dear place in the hearts of so many.

Described as a new generation of Irish storyteller, Aindrias de Staic is also a well-known musician and actor, and 'a captivating yarn-spinner'. De Staic is best known for his award-winning one man shows Around the World on 80 Quid,The Year I Got Younger, The Summer I Did the Leaving and The Man From Moogaga.

All four episodes were filmed behind closed doors in the Linenhall building and within COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines. Filming, or other recording of performances in a theatre, concert hall, museum or art gallery, without an audience present, for the purposes of broadcasting is permitted under Level 5.

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