17 September 2012

Watery Hill Boys in Culture Night in Drogheda, 21 Sept. 2012

Thanks to Jim MacArdle of the Watery Hill Boys (seen above at the big La Roche Bluegrass Festival in France at the beginning of August) for this news:

The Watery Hill Boys are taking part in a special Culture Night celebration on next Friday (21 Sept.) at the Highlanes Gallery, Laurence St., Drogheda. To coincide with this special night, the Gallery will announce its autumn programme 2012, with an opening of Sarah Browne's exhibition 'Second burial at Le Blanc' at 7.00 p.m. Music will be from 6.00 to 7.00 and from 8.00 to 9.30 p.m., after which we will move the few hundred yards down to Carberry's pub for our usual Friday night's music. After that, we head to Tullamore for the Johnny Keenan Festival.

This touring exhibition from Project Arts Centre, funded by the Arts Council and curated by Tessa Giblin, continues at the Gallery till Wed. 7 Nov. 2012. It will be officially opened by Pat Cooke, director of the MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management, UCD. Also on view on the night: Texaco Children’s Art Exhibition, and the LFTT Archive/Library. A 'Culture Night supper' (two courses and glass of wine €15, with music from the Watery Hill Boys) in the Relish Café and Foodhall at the gallery will be available from 6.00 p.m; reservations +353 (0)41 980 3295.

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