Cross Cultural Music, Song & Dance on the banks of the Bann.

Sessions

Session Trail 2015


Sessions will take place as follows:

 

Thursday 11th September
Crosskeys Inn - 9pm (Singing Session)


Friday 12th September
Crosskeys Inn - 9.30pm
Roger Casements Social Club - 9.30pm


Saturday 13th September
The Wild Duck - 6pm
Crosskeys Inn - 10.30pm


Sunday 14th September
Greenlough Bar - 4pm
The Wild Duck - 10.30pm (Farewell Session)

Musicians 2016

Name Instrument From County:
     
Amanda Monaghan Flute Derry
Catriona McArdle Concertina Glasgow
Ciaran O’Kane Accordion Antrim
Damian Walls Banjo Antrim
Dave Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Greg Gault Guitar Antrim
John Linden Whistle Antrim
Hilary Scott Piano Accordion Derry
Mairead Walls Whistle Antrim
Melanie Houton Fiddle Donegal
Michael Heron Fiddle Tyrone
Michelle Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Paula Houton Flute Donegal
Roisin McArdle Piano Accordion Glasgow
Stevie Dunne Banjo Louth
Teresa Clarke Fiddle Antrim


 

Musicians 2015

Name

Instrument

From County:

 

 

 

Aoibheann Devlin

Fiddle

Antrim

Brona Graham

Banjo

Antrim

Dave Sheridan

Fiddle

Carlow

Deaglan Devlin

Guitar, Vocals

Antrim

Dónal Murphy

Limerick

Accordion

Joe Diamond

Banjo, Vocals

Derry

Melanie Houton

Fiddle

Donegal

Michelle Sheridan

Carlow

Fiddle

Mike Galvin

Kerry

Guitar

Niall Murphy

Fiddle

Armagh

Paula Houton

Flute

Donegal

Paul O’Donnell

Piano

Antrim

Roisin McArdle

Glasgow

Piano Accordion

Seamus O’Kane

Bodhran

Derry

Seán Óg Graham

Accordion, Guitar

Antrim

 

 

 

 
Musicians who took part in the 2013 Session Trail included:

 

Name Instrument From County:
     
Áine Bird Meath Fiddle
Alan Costello Accordion Tipperary
Bernadette Nic Gabhann Fiddle Meath
Caoilfhionn Ní Fhrighil Concertina Clare
Damien O’Reilly Accordion Clare
Darragh Murply Uilleann Pipes Armagh
Dave Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Declan Magee Accordion Down
Jack Talty Concertina Clare
Melanie Houton Fiddle Donegal
Michelle Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Paul O’Donnell Accordion, keyboard Antrim
Paula Houton Flute Donegal
Ruadhraí O’Kane Fiddle Derry
Stevie Dunne Banjo Louth
     


 

















Musicians who took part in the 2012 Session Trail include:

Name Instrument From County:
Alan Costello Accordion Tipperary
Bernadette Nic Gabhann Fiddle Meath
Caitlín Nic Gahhann Concertina Meath
Caoilfhionn Ni Fhrighil Concertina Clare
Caoimhín Ó Fearghail Uilleann Pipes, Whistle, Flute, Guitar Waterford
Ciarán Ó Maonaigh Fiddle Donegal
Damien O’Reilly Accordion Clare
Dave Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Hugh Sullivan Bodhran Sligo
Melanie Houton Fiddle Donegal
Michelle Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Paula Houton Flute Donegal
Stevie Dunne Banjo Louth

 

 

Musicians who took part in the 2011 Session Trail included:
 
Name Instrument From County:
Aine O'Brien Fiddle Meath
Alan Costello Accordion Tipperary
Antóin Mac Gabhann Fiddle Meath
Aoibheann Devlin Fiddle Antrim
Barry McLaughlin Fiddle Donegal
Bríd Harper Fiddle Tyrone
Ciaran Hanna Concertina, Whistle Tyrone
Deaglan Devlin Guitar, Vocals Antrim
Declan Magee Accordion Down
Eilis Lavelle Harp Monaghan
Hugh Sullivan Bodhran Sligo
Joe Diamond Banjo, Vocals Derry
John McCartan Guitar Leitrim
Johnny Murphy Fiddle Antrim
Marcas Ó Murchú Flute Antrim
Mark Mohan Banjo Tyrone
Melanie Houton Fiddle Donegal
Michael Herron Fiddle Tyrone
Niall Murphy Fiddle Armagh
Niamh Dunne Fiddle, Vocals Limerick
Paddy Callaghan Accordion Glasgow
Paula Houton Flute Donegal
Paul O’Donnell Piano Antrim
PJ McDonald Whistle, Guitar, Vocals Tyrone
Rona McLaughlin Concertina Monaghan
Ruadhrai O’Kane Fiddle Derry
Ryan O’Donnell Guitar, Banjo Armagh
Seán Óg Graham Accordion, Guitar Antrim
Stevie Dunne Banjo Louth
 
 
Musicians who took part in the 2010 Session Trail included:
 
Name Instrument From County:
Áine Bird Fiddle Meath
Alan Costello Accordion Tipperary
Bernadette Nic Gabhann Fiddle Meath
Caitríona Mackle Banjo Derry
Caoilfhionn Ni Fhrighil Concertina Clare
Ciaran O’Kane Accordion Antrim
Damien O’Reilly Accordion Clare
Damien Walls Bouzouki Antrim
Dave Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Hugh Sullivan Bodhran Sligo
Jack Talty Concertina, Piano Clare
Kate McSherry Fiddle Antrim
Laura Kerr Fiddle Armagh
Liam Ryan Flute Clare
Maeve Close Piano Accordion Derry
Mark Mohan Banjo Tyrone
Michael Heron Fiddle Tyrone
Michelle Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Paul McSherry Guitar Antrim
Paul O’Donnell Piano Antrim
 
 
 
Musicians who took part in the 2009 session trail included:
 
Name Instrument From County:
Alan Costello Accordion Tipperary
Annemarie Grogan Flute Meath
Bernadette Nic Gabhann Fiddle Meath
Bríd Rafferty Fiddle Donegal / Tyrone
Brona Graham Banjo Antrim
Caitlín Nic Gabhann Concertina Meath
Caitríona Mackle Banjo Derry
Ciaran O’Kane Accordion Antrim
Dave Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Gary Stenson Fiddle Sligo
Hugh Sullivan Bodhran Sligo
Kate McSherry Fiddle Antrim
Maeve Close Piano Accordion Derry
Mark Mohan Banjo Tyrone
Melanie Houton Fiddle Donegal
Michaela Cunningham Concertina Cape Breton, Canada
Michelle Sheridan Fiddle Carlow
Paula Houton Flute Donegal
Paul McSherry Guitar Antrim
Paul O’Donnell Piano Antrim
Ronan Moloney Flute Limerick
Ruairidh O’Kane Fiddle Derry
Ryan O’Donnell Guitar / Banjo Armagh
Siobhan O’Donnell Bodhran / fiddle / vocals Sligo
Yvonne Bolton Concertina Carlow
 
Musicians who took part in the 2008 session trail include:
 

Name

Instrument

From County:

Alan Costello

Accordion

Tipperary

Annemarie Grogan

Flute

Meath

Aoibheann Devlin

Fiddle

Antrim

Bernadette Nic Gabhann

Fiddle

Meath

Caitlín Nic Gabhann

Concertina

Meath

Ciarán Ó Maonaigh

Fiddle

Donegal

Damien O’Reilly

Accordion

Clare

Damien Walls

Bouzouki

Antrim

Dave Sheridan

Fiddle

Carlow

Deaglan Devlin

Guitar

Antrim

Gary Stenson

Fiddle

Sligo

Hugh Sullivan

Bodhran

Sligo

Jesse Lewis

Guitar

Cape Breton, Canada

Joe Diamond

Banjo

Derry

Kate McSherry

Fiddle

Antrim

Laura Kerr

Fiddle

Armagh

Leanne Aucoin

Fiddle

Cape Breton, Canada

Liam Ryan

Flute

Clare

Mairead Hurley

Concertina

Sligo

Mairead Walls

Whistle / Singer

Antrim

Marcas Ó Murchú

Flute

Antrim

Mark Kyle

Banjo

Antrim

Melanie Houton

Fiddle

Donegal

Michael Heron

Fiddle

Tyrone

Michelle Sheridan

Fiddle

Carlow

Pádraig Rynne

Concertina

Clare

Paula Houton

Flute

Donegal

Paul McSherry

Guitar

Antrim

Paul O’Donnell

Piano

Antrim

Ruairidh O’Kane

Fiddle

Derry

Seamus O’Kane

Bodhran

Derry

 
 

You can hear these top class musicians joined by the local talent at the above times.

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