MMTradfest Top Ten Events
This years Mayo Manchester Tradfedst will again run from Thursday 1st August until Wednesday 7th August, the top ten main events are listed below:
1. Thursday 1 August, 6pm-8pm, MMTradfest live Radio broadcast on Midwest Radio, Fr Peyton Centre, Attymass
2. Thursday 1 August, MMTradfest VIP Launch Concert at Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, 9pm
3. Friday 2 August, MMTradfest Concert at Achill Head Hotel, Achill Island, 9pm
4. Saturday 3 August, MMTradfest 7th Annual Gala Concert sponsored by Davy's Tool Hire at the Ballina Arts Centre, 7.30pm. The Traditional Irish Music, Song and Dance Concert features Manchester and Mayo's premier talent which includes: Joe Keegan from the TV Show The Voice, The Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band, Flute Player John Gibson and Fiddle Player Fidelma O'Brien, Ireland's hottest new Country singer - Sina Theil, Rebecca Mulhaire, The Foxford Brass Band, the Turley Duggan Schol of Irish Dancing and Dennis McCalmont. Advance booking is recommended as this show always sells out, Tel +353 96 73593 or visit www.ballinaartscentre.com to book online
5. Sunday 4 August, MMTradfest to open the 101st Claremorris Agricultural Show, the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band will open the show at 12 noon
6. Monday 5 August, MMTradfest to open the Bonniconlon Agricultural Show, the Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band will open the show at 12 noon
7. Monday 5 August, MMTradfest to film a 'Come into the Parlour' Traditional Irish Music and Dance session at the Helm Bar in Westport with I Mayo TV and Henry McGlade, 10.30pm
8. Tuesday 6 August, MMTradfest to visit the newly opened Centra Store on Station Road in Castlebar at 12 noon.
9. Wednesday 7 August, MMTradfest to visit Cong Village at 12 noon followed by a private visit to Ashford Castle
10. Wednesday 7 August, MMTradfest Festival Closing Party at the newly opened Tarbh47 Live Music Venue and Bar on Garden Street in Ballina, 9pm. Join all the performers from the week long Mayo Manchester Tradfest in celebrating this years festival at the venue.