Fiddle & Feet

Millennium Forum, Newmarket Street, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 6EB

Thursday June 28th, 8pm Ticket price £15.00/family ticket £50

A spectacular evening of fiddle music and dance – with the emphasis firmly on the dance! Fiddle & Feet will feature premieres of new work from international dance star Breandán de Gallaí with champion dancers from across the north west and a specially commissioned piece from Shetland islander, Chris Stout, entitled Sail/Seol, that celebrates the various fiddle traditions of the North Atlantic. Also appearing will be Seamus Begley (accordion) and Tim Edey (guitar) with the west Kerry Set Dancers. From Norway comes the spectacular dance ensemble Frikar who made an international impact when they featured as part of the winning entry for Norway at Eurovision 2009. The couple dance tradition of Donegal and Sweden will be featured with dancers from both areas and musicians including Donegal’s acclaimed band Fidil. A sean-nos step-off will feature renowned dancers from Ireland, Scotland, Canada and the US along with lilter and fiddle players including Nic Gareiss, Frank McConnell, Micheál Ó Súilleabháin, Joe McGuiggan and Margie Beaton . A feast of fiddle and feet for all the family!
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