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Mairearad Green & Anna Massie

18/09/2014 - 19:30
Mairearad Green & Anna Massie
£5

Two of Scotland’s most revered multi-instrumentalists, Mairearad Green (accordion and bagpipes) and Anna Massie (guitar, banjo, fiddle) are a truly captivating duo, providing a highly energetic performance with an instantly warm and friendly stage presence. Having played alongside each other for over ten years, they revel in an intuitive approach to each other’s musical ideas and interpretations, and an ‘almost telepathic communication’ on stage.

Culture Night

19/09/2014 - 17:00
Oíche Chultúir
Saor in Aisce (free)

Enjoy an authentic taste of Irish music and dance, along with tasters from our delicious café menu.

The Hackensaw Boys

19/09/2014 - 21:00
The Hackensaw Boys
£10

With feet firmly planted in the old-time song tradition, hands soiled by the dirt of rock n’ roll and eyes fixed steadily on the future of real country music, the Hackensaw Boys are among the most exciting groups charting new territory in today’s diverse americana scene.

Foy Vance

21/09/2014 - 19:30
Foy Vance
£5

Musicians Without Borders (Launch)

27/09/2014 - 19:30
Musicians Without Borders
Saor in Aisce (free)

We are delighted to launch our groundbreaking Community Music Training Programme, in collaboration with international organisation Musicians without Borders (MwB). This unique programme will be led by a team of experienced MwB trainers, all of whom have a broad range of training skills in working with children, youth and adults in fragile post-conflict environments.

The launch will provide the opportunity for community leaders, prospective trainees and interested members of the public to meet MwB trainers and musicians, hear them perform, and find out more about the programme.

Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader & John Douglas

28/09/2014 - 19:30
Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader & John Douglas
£12

Powerful, emotive and critically acclaimed Traditional Irish band, Alan Kelly Gang reunite with Scotland’s mesmerizing songstress, Eddi Reader (of Fairground Attraction fame) and Trashcan Sinatra’s guitarist and songwriter, John Douglas, performing all new material as they release their new album The Last Bell.

Dick Gaughan

10/10/2014 - 20:00
Dick Gaughan
£10

Dick Gaughan has been at the cutting edge of Scottish music for four decades. Guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor, composer, arranger, producer, engineer – he has done it all. A stunning singer with a wonderfully expressive voice belying passion, allied to a dazzling guitar technique, Dick just doesn’t deliver gigs which are ‘ordinary’.

‘Na Píobairí Uilleann’ Film Screening

15/10/2014 - 20:00
‘Na Píobairí Uilleann’ Film Screening
Saor in Aisce (free)

Dearcán Media premiere a new documentary on the history of Na Píobairí Uilleann - the Society of Uilleann Pipers, featuring interviews with noted pipers such as Brian Vallely & Paddy Moloney.

Bi-lingual Pop Quiz

23/10/2014 - 21:00
Bi-lingual Pop Quiz
Saor in Aisce (free)

Everyone is welcome to our bi-lingual pop quiz for learners and fluent speakers hosted by Cara Park.

Gothic Ball at the Glassworks

31/10/2014 - 21:30
Gothic Ball at the Glassworks
£12

The haunting 19th Century church will transform for one night only into a cavern of gothic horror. Party alongside the sublime and the supernatural in Derry’s most atmospheric venue against a backdrop of the original La Maldición de Nostradamus.