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‘The Humours of Derrynacoosan’: Mossie Martin & John Blake

Fri 13 September, 8:00pm

A new album from one of North Connaught’s finest players.

From Derrynacoosan near the village of Keadue in north Roscommon., fiddle player Mossie Martin’s  style is rooted in the North Connaught tradition. A member of the Dartry Ceili Band he has played with many other traditional artists including Draíocht (June McCormack & Michael Rooney), Leonard Barry, Sean & Noelle Carroll, Bernard Flaherty & Donal O’Connor. A tutor of the Drumshanbo Traditional Irish Music PLC course, Mossie has been per-forming and teaching traditional music for almost two decades and has recorded several times with the Dartry Ceili Band, Lúnasa and Dervish.

He will be accompanied by John Blake on guitar and piano as they launch Mossie’s new album, ‘The Humours of Derrynacoosan’, in which he explores old favourites and new compositions of North Connaught musicians.

Mossie and John will be joined by some very special guests.

Approx duration 105 minutes including interval.