Mick Flannery Sunday Evening

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Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre

Ballykeeffe

Kilmanagh

Kilkenny

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Mick Flannery has a voice for the ages….A complete master of his craft With Special Guest Susan O'Neill

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COVID-19 Notice

  • This event will be run strictly in accordance with government guidelines on Covid-19. If you are feeling unwell or have a temperature, we ask you not to attend the event.
  • Patrons are asked to observe government guidelines on social distancing, practice good hand hygiene, and adhere to the directions of stewards when parking and entering/exiting the venue to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.
  • If you will be travelling outside Ireland fourteen days prior to the event, we ask that you not to attend the event.
  • Those travelling by car will be asked to park in small groups (approx 10 cars) and patrons will then be asked to enter the venue in these small groups (while observing social distancing). Patrons will also be directed to leave the venue in small groups.
  • Hand sanitising stations will be available throughout the venue and key touch points and toilet facilities will be sanitised regularly throughout the event.
  • No tickets will be available on the gate.

An award-winning, double-platinum selling Irish artist, Mick Flannery’s latest self-titled album debuted at number one in July 2019. He was recently shortlisted for the RTE Choice Music Prize for Irish Album of the Year 2019 and premiered his musical “Evening Train” (based on his album of the same title) in June 2019 at Everyman Theatre in Cork, Ireland. While County Cork singer-songwriter Mick Flannery is outwardly reserved his songs are fluent in expressing layered aspects of the human condition its flaws, triumphs and general uncertainty.

Following the release of his number one self-titled album exactly one year ago, the award-winning double-platinum selling artist has released his seventh album: ‘Alive - Cork Opera House’, out July 24th 2020.

He began to write songs as a teenager in his home of Blarney, County Cork. As musical influences from albums by the likes of Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, and Tom Waits seeped into his creative DNA, Mick absorbed, learned and honed the craft that would send him on his way into the world. The path was smoothed somewhat when, at the age of 19, he became the first Irish songwriter to win the Nashville-based International Songwriting Competition. By the time he turned 21, he had signed to a label and released his debut album.

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  • Gates open @ 7.30pm.
  • This is an outdoor event, please dress appropriately.
  • Persons Under 18 years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times and must have a full priced ticket to attend.
  • The venue will be operating at reduced capacity. Tickets will be sold in groups of two or four seats - this is to maintain adequate social distancing while you enjoy the event.
  • All persons attending the event must have a valid e-ticket. The QR code only allows one entry per scan. Unauthorised duplication of this ticket may prevent your admittance to the event.
  • Security checks will be in place upon entry where prohibited items will be confiscated as necessary.
  • This event operates a No Refund Policy.
  • There are no bar or shop facilities so please come prepared.

Event Sponsors

  • Dominic Delaney & Son Building Contractors
  • Image Showers
  • Philip Ireland Tyres Limited
  • Dairy Direct


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Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre

Ballykeeffe

Kilmanagh

Kilkenny

Ireland

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Nestled at the foot of the old Ballykeeffe Quarry,and just ten minutes outside Kilkenny city, Ballykeeffe Amphitheatre is run entirely by volunteers and brings the authentic atmosphere of an open-air Italian theatre to the rolling Kilkenny countryside. The once-bustling slate quarry had lain abandoned and in disarray for many years, with most indifferent to its very existence.

 Lying beneath Ballykeeffe Woodland Nature Reserve which stretches to the edge of the quarry, the Amphitheatre now boasts a state-of-the-art steel canopy which perfectly compliments the astounding natural acoustics of the deep quarry walls, providing a magical experience for those attending the array of musical and theatrical performances hosted here.

 

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