Cairde Sligo Arts Festival 2017

2017 Event Programme

Sun 9th Mon 10th Tues 11thWed 12th Thur 13thFri 14thSat 15th

Thur 06 July


The Model presents Cairde Visual | The Model Sligo | Read More

Our annual Open Submission Exhibition Cairde Visual opens with a gallery talk – featuring three of the exhibiting artists –  at 6pm. The event will be followed by a wine reception at 7pm.

 

Sun 09 July


Park Fest | 12 noon to 6pm | Sligo Peace Park | Read More

Everyone’s favourite! Music, theatre, circus, arts, crafts & delicious food.

Old Time Radio Show | 7pm | Thomas Connolly’s pub  | Read More

A live performance of plays from the Golden Age of Radio.

 

Mon 10 July 2017.


Crazy Jane | 9.30 am to 6 pm The Hamilton Gallery | Read More

An exhibitions of individual works inspired by the poetry of W.B. Yeats. Runs Monday to Saturday.

Forged Carved Cast | 9.30 am to 6 pm | The Hamilton GalleryRead More

An exhibition by four of Irelands celebrated sculptors. Runs Monday to Saturday until September 1st.

Caterpillars | 3 pm | The Factory Performance space | Read More

A magical show by award winning Finnish children’s theatre company, Kallo Collective. For ages 4 and up.

 

Tues 11 July 2017.


Kíla Family Concert | 3 pm | The Model | Read More

A special family concert allows children to engage with music in fun, interactive and unusual ways and features three pieces of the music the band composed for the film The Song of the Sea.

Songs by the Sea: Myles Manley | 5pm | Nook, Collooney | Read More

Songs by the Sea, a series of intimate concerts along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Songs by the Sea: Felip Carbonnell | 7.30pm | Eithna’s by the Sea, Mullaghmore Read More

Songs by the Sea, a series of intimate concerts along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Duets at The Well | 8 pm | Hawk’s Well Theatre | Read More

Leon Mooney on guitar/ harmonica & Leslie Jones on mandolin play an eclectic mix of folk, rock and country with a traditional twist.

 

Wed 12 July 2017.


One World Disco for Kid’s | 3 pm | The Hawkswell Theatre  Foyer | Read More

Time once again to shake, move, wiggle & bounce to the sounds of One World DJ Will Softly.

Redmond O’Toole and John Walsh | 8 pm | Calry Church | Read More 

Two of Ireland’s leading guitarists bridge the gap between flamenco and Spanish classical music in a treat for music lovers and guitarists alike.

Songs by the Sea: Tim V. Smyth | 8pm | Shells Seaside Café, Strandhill Read More

Songs by the Sea, in association with Bluestack Records. A series of intimate concerts along the Wild Atlantic Way.

One World DJ Will Softly | 10 pm | The Swagman | Read More 

Expect a whole journey from the sunny Caribbean to the South Pacific!

 

Thur 13 July 2017.


Songs by the Sea: The Hunter | 5pm | Pudding Row, Easkey Read More

Songs by the Sea, in association with Bluestack Records. A series of intimate concerts along the Wild Atlantic Way.

Hands Across The World | 6pm to 7.30pm | Lyons Cafe | Read More

Join us for a shared experience of music, spoken word and a taste of world cuisine.

Pat Kinevane; Underneath | 8pm | Hawk’s Well Theatre | Read More

Written & performed byPat Kinevane. Directed by Jim Culleton. In association with The Hawk’s Well Theatre.

Navá | 9.30 pm |McGarrigles Upstairs | Read More

Cairde Sligo Arts Festival is delighted to welcome Navá for their debut performance in Sligo. ‘A pioneering musical collaboration’ between Irish and Persian musicians.

 

Fri 14 July 2017.


Bottlenote Music; The Walls Have Ears  | 6 pm & 8pm | No. 2 John Street | Read More

A magical, site-specific experiential evening of new and improvised music featuring leading Irish and International musicians.

Illuminations, Literary Open Mic | 7 pm | The Book Mart | Read More

Illuminations is a literary wunderkammer of poetry, spoken word, music and performance.

The Man From Moogaga | 9.30pm | McGarrigles Upstairs | Read More

The phenomenally successful The Man From Moogaga by Aindrias de Staic is a one-man comedy show about Gaelic football, music, and finding your place in the world.

Diplomatic Enjoy | 11 pm | McGarrigles | Read More

The best in 70s funk to the latest deep house tracks, guaranteed to raise the roof!

 

Sat 15 July 2017.


The Trouble With Fairies | 12pm, 1pm and 2pm | Hawk’s Well Theatre foyer | Read More

Join Jay Ryan on a daring adventure for children and their families.

Street Fest | 2 – 6 pm | Stephen Street Car Park | Read More

An afternoon of street theatre, music, circus workshops, arts activities for kids and more.

Bottlenote Music; The Walls Have Ears  | 6 pm & 8pm | No. 2 John Street | Read More

A magical, site-specific experiential evening of new and improvised music featuring leading Irish and International musicians.

Songwriters Circle | 8PM | The Hawk’s Well Theatre | Read More

Artists from Sligo and beyond are joined by host Kieran Quinn and one of the true gentlemen of the Irish music scene, Charlie McGettigan.

Mirenda Rosenberg | 10PM | The Swagman | Read More

A powerhouse singer from Washington DC shares her personal history of Black American Music through raw, visceral songs.

New Road | 10 pm | McGarrigles Upstairs | Read More

Irish traditional, Appalachian old-time, blues and beyond. Leonard Barry, Rick Epping, Seamie O’Dowd and Andy Morrow – this is a mix of musicians that have been to the forefront of folk music for decades!

The Clandestinos | 11.30 pm | Festival Club @ 5th on Teeling | Read More

A 7 piece music collective dealing in the sounds of Roots Reggae, Ska, Latin and hints of Dub.