Concert Schedule 2019



Tue 5 Limerick - Irish World Academy of Music & Dance, University of Limerick, 1pm (free)


Sat 9 Maubeuge - Harpe en Avesnois International Festival
Festival website


Wed 20 Glendale, CA - harp workshop
Hosted by the Los Angeles Chapter of the American Harp Society
Info and reservations

Thu 21 North Hollywood, CA – live radio performance on KPFK’s "Global Village" programme, 12 noon

Sat 23 Culver City, CA - Boulevard Music
Boulevard Music
4316 Sepulveda Blvd
Culver City, CA 90230

Concert time: 8:00 pm
Info. / Public number: (310) 398-2583
Venue website

Sun 24 San Jose, CA - Harpers Hall
Afternoon workshop and evening concert
Info & reservations

Wed 27 Corvallis, OR - harp workshop 1-3 pm
Info and reservations

Wed 27 Monroe, OR - Cedarhouse Concerts 7pm
Info and reservations

Thu 28 Portland, OR - concert
Info & reservations


Fri 29 Vancouver - The Rogue Folk Club
Venue website


Sat 30 Bellingham, WA - Greene's Corner, 7pm
Info & reservations

Sun 31 Seattle, WA
Info and reservations



Fri 5 Grassington, N. Yorkshire - The Octagon Theatre, Grassington Town Hall
Address: 48 Main St, Grassington, Skipton BD23 5AZ

Concert for Upper Wharfedale Arts and Literature Society
Info and tickets: 01756 770350

Sat 6 Clitheroe, Lancashire - Whalley Village Hall
Accrington Rd, Whalley, Clitheroe BB7 9TD
Info and tickets: 07967 202603

Mon 8 Blyth, Northumberland - The Lightship, Royal Northumberland Yacht Club
Address: South Harbour, Blyth NE24 3PB

Info & tickets


Mon 10 Croydon, Surrey - Croydon Folk Club
Venue website

Ireland - (Máire only)

Sun 30 - Fri 5 July Termonfeckin, Drogheda, Co Louth - International Festival for Irish Harp (An Chúirt Chruitireachta) - Máire will be teaching throughout the week.
Festival website


Mon 8 - Sat 13
Miltown Malbay, Co Clare - Scoil Samhraidh Willie Clancy
Máire will be teaching harp throughout the week.

Wed 17 - Fri 19
Portlaoise, Co Laois - Music Generation Laois Summer School
Máire will be teaching and performing.
Info and registration



Sat 24 - Fri 30 Plymouth, MA - TradMad Music Camp @ Pinewoods Camp
Máire and Chris will both teach and perform for the week.
Event website

Sat 31 Greenfield, MA - Concert & harp workshop (in conjunction with Pioneer Valley Harp Guild)
Info & tickets


Sun 1 Randolph, VT - New World Festival
Festival website

Tue 3 Albany, NY - Irish American Heritage Museum
Celtic Hall, 430 New Karner Rd, Colonie, New York 12205
Start time: 7pm
Tel: +1 518-250-5890

Venue website
Facebook event page

Wed 4 Oneonta, NY - B Side Ballroom
Address: 1 Clinton Plaza Drive, Oneonta, New York 13820
Start time: 7pm
Tel: +1 607-432-2053

Venue website
Facebook event page

Fri 6 Rockland, ME - Sail, Power & Steam Museum
Venue website

Sat 7 Cooperstown, NY - Hyde Hall
Address: 267 Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Start time: 6pm
Online ticket purchase
Facebook event page


Fri 20 Otley, W. Yorkshire - Otley Folk Festival (at Courthouse Arts Centre)
Festival website


Wed 25 - Sun 29 Walsenburg, CO - Spanish Peaks Celtic Harp Retreat (HARP & GUITAR WORKSHOPS AND CONCERT)

Máire will teach harp for this period.

Chris will present his own day-long Guitar Retreat on Saturday 28th. Details
here and registration here

On Thursday 26th Chris will additionally present a workshop on "String ensemble playing with particular reference to harp and guitar: how to create great arrangements when you have TOO MANY STRINGS!" Details

Máire and Chris will will perform in concert at the Fox Theater, Walsenburg at 7pm on the evening of Saturday 28th.

Festival website



Wed 16 Lincoln - interview on Afternoon Show, BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Start time: 2:30pm

Wed 16 Long Sutton (Lincolnshire) - Market House
Address: Market Street, Long Sutton, PE12 9DD
Promoter: Long Sutton Town Arts
Start time: 7:30pm
Box Office: 01406 366 767

Thu 17 Swythamley (Staffordshire) - Swythamley & Heaton Community Centre
Address: Gun End, Heaton, Rushton Spencer, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 0SJ
Promoter: Swythamley & Heaton Centre Cttee
Start time: 7:45pm
Box Office: 07814 582 741


Sat 19 Dún Laoghaire - dlr Lexicon Library & Cultural Centre
Special concert for National Harp Day with Cormac de Barra and Anne Marie O'Farrell!
Start time: 6pm
Book tickets
Information about all events for National Harp Day

Mon 21 - Thu 25 TG4 TV fllming for documentary about Máire and her sister Nollaig

Fri 26 Tullamore, Co Offaly - The Club Sessions @ Tullamore Rugby Club
Club Facebook Page
For info, email



Thu 14 Åkersberga, Österåkers bibliotek (Programrummet)
Address: Åkersberga centrum, Storängstorget 4, Åkersberga
Start time: 8pm

Fri 15 Stockholm - Samhain Festival
(sold out)


Sun 17
Hørve - Medborgerhus, 4pm
Presented by Musikforeningen Drauget

Promoter website

Christmas Tour starts!

Fri 29
Alfriston, E Sussex - The Old Chapel
Address: Alfriston, E Sussex BN26 5TL
Start time: 7:30pm
Advance tickets available from Hailsham Pavilion: 01323 841414
Promoter website


Sun 1 High Bentham, Lancashire - Golf Club
Address: Bentham Golf Club, Robin Lane, High Bentham, Lancaster LA2 7AG
Longstaffe's Educational Foundation
Start time:
Info and tickets:
01524 261198

Fri 6 Church Stretton, Shropshire - Silvester Horne Institute
Church Stretton SY6 6BY
Start time: 7:30pm
Info & tickets:
01694 720132

Sat 7
Ludlow, Shropshire - Bitterley
Village Hall
Clee Stanton Road, Bitterley, Ludlow SY8 3HQ
Start time: 7:30pm
Info & tickets: 01584 318047

Sun 8
Clitheroe, Lancashire - Grindleton Pavilion
Sawley Rd, Grindleton, Clitheroe BB7 4QS
Start time: 7:45pm (doors open 7pm)
Tickets: £12.50
Tickets from Anne 01200 440141 or Peter 01200 441205
email Grindleton Pavilion

Wed 11
Alston, Cumbria - Town Hall
Front Street,
Alston, Cumbria CA9 3RF
Start time: 7:30pm
Info & tickets:
01434 382244

Thu 12
Barnard Castle, Co Durham - Boldron Village Hall
Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 9RF
Start time: 8pm
Info & tickets:
01833 638210

Fri 13
Reeth, North Yorkshire - Memorial Hall
Arkengarthdale Rd, Reeth, Richmond DL11 6QT
Start time: 8pm
Box Office: 01748 884759
Tickets also available from Reeth Post Office and online from WeGotTickets, or
Venue website

Sat 14
Berwick on Tweed, Northumberland - BURC (Formerly St Paul's Church), Spittal
Berwick Upon Tweed, Northumberland, TD15 1RD
Start time: 7:30pm
Info & tickets:
07752 403409

Sun 15
Morpeth, Northumberland - Amble Parish Hall (St Cuthbert's Parish Church Hall)
Dovecote Street, Amble,
Morpeth Northumberland NE65 0DX
Start time: 7:30pm
Info & tickets:
01665 798271

Tue 17
Ennerdale, Cumbria - The Gather
The Ennerdale Centre,
Ennerdale Bridge, CA23 3AR
Start time: 7pm
Info & tickets: 01946 862453 or
In conjunction with Arts Out West

Wed 18 Cockermouth, Cumbria - Loweswater Village Hall
Address: CA13 0RU
Start time: 7:30pm
Info and tickets: 01946 862200 or 01946 861643

Thu 19
Millom, Cumbria - Kirksanton Village Hall
Kirksanton, Millom, LA18 4NN
Start time: 7pm
Info & tickets: 01229 777989

Fri 20
Chelmarsh, Shropshire - Parish Hall
Address: WV16 6BA
Start time: 7:30pm
Box Office: 01746 862104







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