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Folk Music

Saturday 9
May 2009


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With Cormac Breatnach and Martin Dunlea, and Ross Ainslie, Jarlath Henderson and Ali Hutton

A unique double headed concert in memory of inventor and father of the low whistle Bernard Overton.

3.30pm: Cormac Breatnach and Martin Dunlea

Cormac Breatnach is a highly respected and revered musician playing with Martin Dunlea, eminent guitarist. Collectively a most impressive combination.

4.30pm: Ross Ainslie and Jarlath Henderson

Dubbed the new stars of Celtic Music, Ross Ainslie (Grade 1 piper) and Jarlath Henderson (All Ireland Piper Champion and BBC Young Musician of the Year) have joined forces to create a sound that pushes boundaries. Ali Hutton (guitar, whistle, bouzouki and bodhran) is from Methven in Perthshire and has been playing the Highland bagpipes since the age of seven. Ali has played in a number of groups and is currently a key part of leading Scottish traditional band Back of the Moon.

Part of The Big Whistle Festival.