Music At The Castle / Ceol ag an Chaisleán
1pm – 5pm
Glenveagh, Glenveagh National Park
Earagail Arts Festival invites you to an afternoon of free seisiúns in the stunning surroundings of Glenveagh Castle. Renowned artists such as our musicians-in-residence The California Feetwarmers are joined by the young Gaoth Dobhair supergroup Crann Óg in hosting a series of open to all, traditional music performances celebrating Donegal’s international folk connections.
Ceol na Coille Traditional Music Summer School
8pm – €5
Letterkenny, Coláiste Ailigh
The best of traditional and contemporary music from Cloughaneely served up with wine and tapas in an intimate, family-friendly, café setting.
Me & My Bee
3pm – €5
Dunfanaghy, Holy Trinity Hall
Me & My Bee is a show for children and adults, tackling a bigger issue in a more intimate manner.Multi award-winning theatre company, ThisEgg, invites you to save the world – one bee at a time. A new family comedy with live music. Plant the seed for change, join the Bee Party.
Ceolchoirm le Ceol na Coille
8pm – €15/€12
Letterkenny Regional Cultural Centre
A feast of traditional Irish music featuring tutors from this year’s Ceol na Coille Traditional Music Summer School, including Jarlath Henderson (Uilleann Pipes), Hamish Napier (Piano/Flute/Whistle), Bríd Harper (Fiddle), Tony O’Connell (Concertina) and Deirdre Scanlon (Traditional Singing).
The California Feetwarmers
8pm – £10
Following phenomenal performances at EAF 2017, The California Feetwarmers return for an extensive north-west tour. 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.
Féile Thábhairne Leo’s Tavern 50th Anniversary Festival Official Opening
Meenaleck, Leo’s Tavern/ Tábhairne Leo
Leo Brennan, show band musician and singer, opened Leo’s in 1967 entertaining visitors and locals nightly with a unique style which he passed on to his family, Clannad members Moya, Ciarán, Pól, Padraig and Noel along with recording legend, Enya. This weekend celebrates his heritage, his family legacy, the local talent inspired and the enduring power of music in this special corner of Ireland.