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Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival 2013

06 May 13 - 02:58 AM (#3511999)
Subject: Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival 2013
From: The Sandman

THE 2013 Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival takes place in Ballydehob from June14-16 this year with a huge range of performers already confirmed to take part.

Among those appearing this year will be Jimmy Crowley, Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly, Baggyrinkle Swansea Shantymen, Jim Mageaan, Dick Miles, Jim Bainbridge Andrew Mackay and Carole Etherton, Rubicon,Lands End Bluegrass band, the Cork Singers' Club and many many more.

There will be an opening 60 minute concert, "I'll live till I die", a celebration in talk and song of Delia Murphy, by her neice Carmen Cullen on Friday, June 14th at 8:15pm, admission €6 in Ballydehob Community Hall

A free songwriting competition sponsored by IMRO with cash prizes of €250 will take place at 3pm on Saturday, June 15th in Vincent Coughlans, lyric sheets to be posted to Richard Miles, Cooragurteen, Ballydehob, closing postal date May 31st.

As well as live performances there will be a number of workshops during the festival including fiddle with Matt Cranitch and button accordion with Jackie Daly and beginner's bodhran workshop with Ivan Camier.

06 May 13 - 03:14 AM (#3512003)
Subject: RE: Fastnet Maritime and Folk Festival 2013
From: The Sandman

2013 guests

Jimmy Crowley
Matt Cranitch and Jackie Daly
Andy Kenna
Andrew McKay and Carole Etherton
The Shanty Crew
Dick Miles
Jim Mageean
Baggyrinkle Shantymen
Capstan Full Strength
Tom and Barbara Brown
Tony and Pearl O'Neill
Michelle Reynolds
Cork Singers' Club
Free Spirit
Verna Connolly
Rattlesnake County
Carmen Cullen
Devil's Water
Jim Bainbridge
French dancers with Marie-Laure Haas
Hookes and Crookes
Landsend Bluegrass Band
Moya Fitzgerald