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Jimmy Crowley in Mountmellick

Jimmy Crowley

Jimmy Crowley

This Thursday, June 6 will see the Cork legend Jimmy Crowley take to the stage at the Mountmellick Folk Concert.

Jimmy Crowley has been a central figure in the Irish folk scene since the enthusiastic reception of his debut album The Boys of Fairhill in 1977. With his band Stokers Lodge their mission was to present the street ballads of Cork city complimented by the ornate folk songs of the rural hinterland of Cork and Kerry in an exciting orchestration of uilleann pipes, concertina, autoharp, harmonium, mandolin, bouzouki and guitar in their native accent.

Also taking to the stage on the night will be local singer songwriter Kevin Quigley, and opening will be Philip Orford, another local storyteller, singer and cultural entertainer.

 

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