A Special Night of Folk & Traditional Music from Ireland and South Korea.
Lisa O’Neill // Rónán Galvin // Sinéad Kennedy // Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin // Saileog Ní Cheannabháin // Bong-geum Song 송봉금 // Jae-gu Choi 최재구
Lisa O’Neill is a singer, songwriter and musician from Co. Cavan. She has released three albums: Has An Album (2009), Same Cloth Or Not (2013) and Pothole In The Sky (2016). Lisa has toured extensively around Ireland, the UK, Europe and North America.
Rónán Galvin is a Dublin musician who plays fiddle in the Donegal style.
Rónán has worked with Irish music organisations such Cairdeas na bhFidiléirí, The National Folklore Collection & The Irish Traditional Music Archive.
Sinéad Kennedy is a musician, singer and artist from Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath. She draws her music from sources such as fiddle player Antóin Mac Gabhann and many fiddlers of the Donegal tradition.
Eoghan Ó Ceannabháin is Dublin based sean-nós singer and multi-instrumentalist. He comes from a musical family. His father, Peadar, is a well known sean-nós singer. Eoghan has recorded with Skipper’s Alley and Aon Teanga.
Saileog Ní Cheannabáin is a musician, singer and composer. A native Irish speaker, her sean-nós singing style is mainly influenced by singers from Iorras Aithneach in the Connemara Gaeltacht. Saileog has released two albums on Raelach Records: I bhfíor-dheiriú oídhche (2011) and Roithleán (2016)
Bong-geum Song (송봉금) is a Sori-ggun, a Pansori singer, who does traditional Korean musical storytelling. She has been working on creating new songs by collaborating with ‘Modern Pansori’’ who have diverse musical backgrounds.
Jae-gu Choi (최재구) is a traditional Korean musician as well as an artist who pursues a new style in music. Jae gu sings and plays the drum. His work titled ‘Diet Pansori’ has been recognised in the National Gugak Center in Seoul, South Korea.
Photo: Rónán Galvin @ Danny Diamond