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Joe O Donnell’s Shkayla (Cork Folk Festival)

Sunday, 1 October 2017 at 20:00

Joe O Donnell’s Shkayla (Cork Folk Festival)

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1 Oct 2017 €15.00 €1.51
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Joe O Donnell’s Shkayla

Appearing as part of the Cork Folk Festival in Cyprus Avenue on October 1st 8pm

Joe O Donnell- Fiddle, Martin Barter – Keyboards, Si Hayden- Guitar, Adrian Litvinoff-Bass,

Karen Milne- Drums.


In 1977 Limerick violinist and composer Joe O’Donnell released Gaodhal’s Vision, his first album as leader. Fusing Celtic, Rock, Indian and other influences the album describes the migration of the Milesian people from Egypt to Éire in megalithic times. It was recorded with top musicians of the day, including the late, great guitarist Rory Gallagher, with whom Joe enjoyed a close musical friendship.

Joe worked in several top bands in the 1960s and 1970s including East of Eden, Headstone, the Woods Band and Thin Lizzie, before starting his solo career as leader of the Vision band.

O'Donnell ‘s Shkayla line up is: Joe O'Donnell – electric violin, mandolin, vocals. Si Hayden – guitar, Vocals. Martin Barter – keyboards, Vocals. Adrian Litvinoff – bass and Karen Milne drums.

special guests: THE DIVINERS
The Diviners are a new traditional music act from Cork. Comprised of three friends, two Cork men and a Mayo man, who met up while playing music on the local tra
d session scene. Influenced by many different styles of music, including Irish and Scottish traditional music, English Folk Songs, and American Old Timey Music, their repertoire includes newly composed tunes and songs, as well as traditional material. The members are: Mick Pierce(Banjo & Tenor Guitar), Anthony Ruby(Pipes, Whistles & Vocals), and Eoin Jordan(Bouzouki, Guitar & Vocals).
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Cyprus Avenue
Caroline Street

Sunday, 1 October 2017 at 20:00

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