Gaoth Dobhair, Amharclann
€7/ – 5 tickets for €25
Legend has it if you hide a seal skin belonging to a Selkie she must stay with you forever, however if she finds it she will always return to the sea…
On a moonlight beach in Donegal a Fisherman finds a beautiful Selkie maiden dancing over the rocks, so begins a magical tale using storytelling, puppets, live theatre, music and voice.
This inventive, brand new bi-lingual production has been commissioned by Earagail Arts Festival and is a collaboration between Banyan Theatre Company, the Inishowen Gospel Choir, An Grianán Youth Theatre and Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair Youth Theatre.
A much-loved and native Donegal tale sure to enchant the whole family.
The California Feetwarmers
Ballybofey, Balor Arts Centre
8pm – €10
The band, overwhelmed by new Irish fans – young and old alike – are renowned for an earthy depth of character that sets them apart from others who have followed that throwback path to New Orleans, circa 1920. Their boisterous on-stage antics are solidly underpinned by playing that is as close to the source as it can be. Based in Los Angeles, the band dusts down and re-works old classics, re-visiting material from The Blue Ridge Playboys, Scott Joplin, The Memphis Jugband and Emile Grimshaw’s Rag Pickers.
Swell festival –The Kinnegar Mountain Stage – Day 1 – Stendhal Festival presents
Rosborough, Waldorf & Cannon, No Oil Painting, Hunkpapa
8pm – late
€20 – €80 (day ticket to 3-day weekend camping)
Árainn Mhór / Arranmore Island, The Barn, Swell Festival
This year’s Kinnegar Mountain Stage programme has been extended to three days, opening on the evening of Friday 27th July. We’re delighted to welcome a selection of artists curated by our new partners at Stendhal Festival, Northern Ireland’s largest independent festival. Check out the line-up for Stendhal including a special EAF curated line-up of Donegal’s finest at www.stendhalfestival.com over the weekend of 10th & 11th August.
Under 12s admitted free with parents or guardians, 12-18s must be accompanied by an adult over 25 years.