Friday 12th August

Grand Opening THE STRAMASH

Cork Accordion Club Gathering at Pa Johnson's Bar Shandon Cork

The word Stramash is a Scottish word that means “Smash” and this will certainly be a Smashing Night!
The Greatest Gathering of Accordions Ever will assemble for a night of Great Music and Craic.  Special Guests will include * The Cork Accordion Club * Members of the Castletown  * The Buttons & Bows Box & Fiddle Club from Scotland and a host of Special Guests. Master of Ceremonies is Donal Ring Jr from Cork who will be accompanied by his father, the Great Ceili Maestro Donal Ring!. Everyone is Welcome * Bring Your Box! * Join In The Fun!

Friday, 12 August, 2016   |   8:00pm

Saturday 13th August

Workshops

Performances

Saturday Evening Concert

“Squeezing in the Years” is a Variety show with a Difference! The show will be a lively mix of Music Song and Craic featuring many musical styles across the years from Classical to Contemporary… and the accordion will feature in every act!

Special Guests include * The Castletown Accordion Orchestra * The Carty Sisters * Grainne Rynne & Band * Kathy Henderson * The Royal Meath Accordion Orchestra * and  Special Guest Ollie Hennessy (The Rose of Tralee/ RTE).  Early Booking Advised!

Saturday, 13 August, 2016   |   8:00pm – 9:30pm

Sunday 14th August

Evening Concert

Robbie Burns Night

Robbie Burns Night will be a “Kilts ‘n’ All” Feast where Irish & Scottish Traditions will fuse into what promises to be a fantastic night’s entertainment. with the very best of Scottish Music and song being provided by The Buttons & Bows Accordion and Fiddle Club from Fyfe in Scotland and joined by a host of artists including Mary Kelly (Harp), Choral Groups and singers from Kilkenny and fine Irish musicians, this promises to be a blast of a night!

With refreshments included (I’ve heard that Haggis Pizza might be served!), who knows how this night might end? Perhaps at last we will finally learn what a Scotsman actually DOES wear under his kilt? At St Lachtain’s Church of Ireland, Freshford on Sunday August 14th at 8pm is where you just might find out. Tickets on Sale soon! Book early! Seating limited.

See you there!

Sunday, 14 August, 2016   |   8:00pm – 9:30pm
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