Published on September 22nd, 2009 | by Keleher1
Open House Festival in Belfast
The 11th Annual Coors Light Open House Festival starts up this Wednesday, September 23rd and runs through Sunday, September 27th in Belfast‘s Cathedral Quarter featuring Americana, New Folk and Traditional Irish Music.
The festival also includes a ‘ChilliFest’ and a tribute to Johnny Cash.
For all of the information about the Open House Festival have a look at their website.
Tickets for the events can be purchased on-line via the website.
Here is list of traditional Irish music performances at the festival by date.
Wednesday, September 23rd
Brendan Mulholland, Brendan Hendry & Paul McSherry headlining, with ‘Cuan’, a Belfast based trad group: 8pm at The John Hewitt [£6].
Thursday, September 24th
Fiddle and Flute Session at McHugh’s from 5pm-8pm [free].
The First Pint Session at The Duke of York from 5pm-8pm [free].
Liam ó Maonlaí, Donal ó Connor, Martin Meehan & Séamie ó Dowd: 7:3opm at The Black Box [£12.50].
Friday, September 25th
Friday Fiddle and Flute Session at McHugh’s from 4pm-7pm [free].
Start of the Weekend Early Session at The Duke of York from 4pm-7pm [free].
The Big Friday Night Session at McHugh’s from 8pm-late [free].
After Hours – Tribute to the Bothy Band featuring Michael McGoldrick, John McSherry, Kane ó Rourke, Alan Burke, Karan Casey, Caoimhín Vallely and Michael McCague headling, with ‘Mórga’: 2nd Stage at Custon House Square at 9pm [£14].
Saturday, September 26th
The Fealty’s Banger Session at McHugh’s from Noon-3pm [free].
Irish Trad Session at the Premier Inn Hotel from 4pm-7pm [free].
Michael McGoldrick, Dezi Donnelly, Jonjo Kelly and Tim Edey: The Black Box at 8pm [£14].
The Big Saturday Session from 9pm-late at The John Hewitt [free].
Sunday, September 27th
Trad groups ‘Guidewires’ and ‘Mórga’: 1pm at The John Hewitt [£10].
The Sunday Session from 5:30pm-7:30pm at The Duke of York [free].
Farewell to the Festival Session from 7pm-10pm at McHugh’s [free].
Banjaxed Banjo Night featuring Angelina Carberry, Cathal Hayden, Damien ó Kane and more: The John Hewitt at 7:30pm [£12.50].