Mayo Manchester Siamsa Sraide Concert
The 2016 Siamsa Sraide (Street Festival) is celebrating its celebrating its 32nd anniversary this year in Swinford and Mayo Manchester are returning to do a short performance on the main stage. Joe Keegan as seen on the BBC TV series The Voice is once again returning to Swinford after his triumphant gig last year. The Irish dancer, traditional Irish Musician and singer is flying in from Italy especially for the concert. Joe will be joined by pipers from the Fianna Phadraig Pipe band and some dancers from the Keegan Academy who will be performing at 2.30pm - 3.30pm on the main stage.
Watch out for the Parade by the Fianna Phadraig Pipe band at 2.15pm along the main street before their concert with the Copper Plate Ceili band. If it rains on the day the concert will take place indoors at the fabulous Gateway Hotel Concert room, but arrive early for this free event as it was packed out last year.
Swinford is just a short 15 minute drive away from Ballina it hosts the six day Street Festival every year on the main street, just over five hundred performers are involved in the celebration of Irish Music, Song and Dance.
Date: Tues 2 August
Event: Mayo Manchester Street Performance at Siamsa Sraide in Swinford
Time: 2.30pm on main stage just before Copper Plate Ceile Band