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sessions in Belfast / Derry /Sligo

16 Apr 18 - 06:09 PM (#3917726)
Subject: sessions in Belfast / Derry /Sligo
From: Chanteyranger

Hello, Mudcatters -

My wife and I will be in Belfast, Derry, and Sligo town in mid-October and are looking for Irish music session recommendations, both instrumental and singing sessions. Any ideas much appreciated! Thanks in advance.

-Chanteyranger


17 Apr 18 - 05:11 PM (#3918046)
Subject: RE: sessions in Belfast / Derry /Sligo
From: FreddyHeadey

idk.

But did you see this general thread for NI?
Might lead you to Sligo too.

thread.cfm?threadid=71154&messages=12#3904453


19 Apr 18 - 10:51 PM (#3918593)
Subject: RE: sessions in Belfast / Derry /Sligo
From: Chanteyranger

Excellent! Thank you FreddyHeadey! Of these, anyone here have any favorites?


25 Apr 18 - 03:45 PM (#3919960)
Subject: RE: sessions in Belfast / Derry /Sligo
From: Chanteyranger

Thanks for the links! What would be most helpful would be anyone's personal experiences and recommendations. Anything that stands out, we're all ears. Thanks in advance for any ideas.

-Chanteyranger


26 Apr 18 - 07:54 AM (#3920075)
Subject: RE: sessions in Derry
From: GUEST,Philippa

Derry - singing session (Derry Traditional Singers' Circle) first Thurs of the month, Tinney's Bar off Strand Rd,, instrumental and singing every Tues night at Tinneys
Thurs. night sessions at The Derby Bar, Great James St.
Sun evening seeions at Sandinos, near the bus station, starting around 5pm
Ceili dancing (live music) and a bit of singing Monday nights 9-11 pm at A.O.H., Foyle St. (opposite bus station)
Set dancing class, Tuesday nights 8-10 pm, Pilots Row Community Centre, Rossville st (off William Street), 8-10 pm, £3.

I think there are regular sessions in Dungiven Co Derry

Inishowen County Donegal monthly singing sessions at McFeely's Bar, Clonmany - look up Inishowen Traditional Singers' Circle for more info.


26 Apr 18 - 07:53 PM (#3920221)
Subject: RE: sessions in Belfast / Derry /Sligo
From: Chanteyranger

Philippa, thank you very much! We will look into those. Much appreciated.