In celebration of glór’s IMRO Award for Munster Live Music Venue 2012, we present a stand up gig with the finest local, live talent including Bushplant, Síomha Brock, Siobhan Peoples, Seanie McGrath, DJ John Lillis and Socks in the Frying Pan.
Expect a rollicking good night and a late one as glór have lined up the finest live artists in the county to demonstrate beyond a shadow of a doubt why we deserve IMRO’s Munster Live Venue of the year award!
Last of the great Irish trad-rock bands, Bushplant is a folk-rock band, who have been solidly gigging and recording for over 20 years now, and have appeared all over Ireland, in France, the Canary Islands, and the UK.
With a core of singer/songwriter and guitarist Gerry Molloy and drummer Andy Palfreyman, they are joined by fiddler Yvonne Casey and bass player Joe Keane, with occasional inputs from the very cream of Clare musicians, creating a great, vibrant sound
Ennis native Síomha Brock’s well of influences span the genres to include jazz, rock, folk and soul music. Her presence and powerful voice can fill a room on their own; her enthusiasm and energy towards her singing is infectious and most impressive. She has toured extensively across Ireland and the UK with her self-penned songs, showcasing her talents as a singer, composer and guitarist. Siomha will be joined on the glór stage by her 6 piece band.
Siobhán Peoples needs no introduction and has been teaching Traditional Irish fiddle for over twenty years. In that time, she has taught yearly at the Willie Clancy Summer School and the annual fiddle week in Glencolmcille, run by Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí, in Co Donegal. She has also been the main fiddle tutor at the University of Limerick for the past ten years and has recorded Siobhan recorded Time on our Hands with Murty Ryan. Siobhán is simply, a mighty fiddle player.
mynameisjOhn is a DJ/producer based in the West of Ireland who uses his far-reaching influences to stitch together his own unique collage of music. For this special event in glór, mynameisjOhn will be rooting through some of the deeper aspects of his vinyl record collection, including jazz, funk, soul, folk and psych rock.
‘If you haven’t seen this man behind a set of decks, you should be rushing to buy tickets for this gig.’ Limerick Leader
Socks in the Frying Pan comprise two brothers, Shane and Fiachra Hayes on accordion and fiddle/banjo and accompanied by Aodán Coyne on guitar and vocals.
This young trad trio from Country Clare blend Irish traditional melodies with and innovative rhythmic and melodic garnish. Having gained a fan-base from four years of gigging around the west of Ireland, this exciting group have recently started branching out and have been well received for their modern traditional style and energetic approach to music.
‘Outstanding music, great album and most definitely in this year’s top five, no mean achievement considering what a great year this has been for music’ Entertainment.ie
Friday 1st November │8.00pm
Glór, Ennis, Co. Clare │Tickets €15
Glór box office 065-6843103
For further information, please contact Sinéad Cahill at 065 6845 370 or ei.rolg@llihacs