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Finbar Furey  &  Gary O'Briain

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Finbar Furey & Gary O'Briain

Stop press! With special appearance of Maurice Lennon, the legendary fiddle player (co-founder of Stockton's Wing)

A man of great musical passion and innovation. A pioneer and a superb champion of the cause of Irish music, the gospel of which he has spread across the world. Finbar Furey has done much to popularise Irish music for over thirty years and bring it to a wide and appreciative audience; firstly in the 60s and early 70s, then as front man and driving force of the celebrated Fureys, and now in his own right, a multi-talented instrumentalist, singer and songwriter with a charm and magic of his own. Joining Finbar tonight is Gary O'Briain, who on piano, keyboards and guitar is one of the most highly regarded accompanists in Irish Traditional Music today. One of Ireland's most lovable musical ambassadors, Finbar Furey's piping style is unique. Untamed virtuosity in the reels and jigs, but with all the sadness of times past, or love lost in the laments. This combined with songs old and new will provide a night to savour and remember - for those who book early.

Finbar Furey in full flow is one of the most exciting sounds in music and at his most poetic, one of the most moving.