Fanaid, a toe-tapping trio from Belfast play up-beat jigs and reels on fiddle, flute and guitar combined with songs that are by turn funny and poignant. Their unique and energetic repertoire champions the music of their native Ulster, but also includes tunes from Brittany, Galicia and Cape Breton. Don’t miss them on their first visit to Canada!
Mon July 1, 7 pm – Canada Day house party/concert! - TLC Bed and Breakfast, 103 Fowler Street, Richmond. 613 838-5890, https://www.facebook.com/events/330390254313986/ $20.
Thurs July 4, 7 pm – Sivarulrasa Gallery, 34 Mill Street, Almonte. http://sivarulrasa.com/culture22/
Fri July 5, 7:30 pm – Log Drive Café, 2 Monk Street, Ottawa. https://p-upload.facebook.com/events/1231764753638659/ $15
Sat July 6, 2:10 pm – Celtfest, Gemmill Park, Almonte. https://almonteceltfest.com. Donations.
Fri July 12, 7 pm - The Cove, 2 Bedford Street, Westport. http://coveinn.com/index.php/event/fanaid-traditional-ireland/ $10.
Sat July 13, workshop 4 pm, concert 7.30 pm - Harp of Tara Branch - Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann – Kingston, https://www.harpoftara.com
Sun July 14, 2 pm - Richard’s Coffeehouse, 234 King St. W., Brockville. Tickets $15 at the Coffee House, or from email@example.com or phone 623 342 5641.
Sun July 14, 7 pm - StoneCropAcres Vineyard and Winery, 5242 Smiths Rd, Morrisburg. https://www.harmonyconcerts.ca/event-info/fanaid $20 before 14.7, $25 on the night.
Stop Press! Fánaid will also be playing informal sessions at three Heart and Crown pubs in Ottawa. You can catch them Sun. 7.7.19, 1-3 pm, at 353B Preston St; Wed. July 10, 6-8 pm, 3161 Stranherd Drive, Barrhaven; and Thurs. July 11, 8-10 pm, 62 William St.
For more information, or to book Fánaid, contact Kathleen, 613 838 – 4201, firstname.lastname@example.org. Their website: https://traditionalmusicbelfast.wordpress.com/