The Largest Gathering of Accordionists Ever Seen will take place in The Brog Maker Kilkenny on FRIDAY AUGUST 12th at 8pm as part the BIG SQUEEZE 2016 Festival Events. A Night Not To Miss! Musicians will travel from far & wide for the Stramash. It will be an EXPLOSIVE Night (“Stramash” is the Scottish word for “Smash”, “Turmoil”). It will be a really * Smashing Night * Great Craic* Great Music *
Buttons and Bows
Bruce Lindsay will lead a twenty—strong contingent of fine Scottish musicians in our Stramash on Friday Aug 12th. Bruce, together with Gladys Wright and the Button & Bows team have put together a wonderful program of Scottish Music and Airs for “Robbie Burns Night. This will be an evening where the Scottish and Irish Traditions will fuse in to what promises to be a wonderful evening of entertainment,
Bruce and the club are famous throughout Scotland for their annual Shand Morino Day when hundreds of accordionists throughout Ireland and the UK come together to celebrate the heritage of the great Sir Jimmy Shand.
Cork Accordion Club
On the last Wednesday of every month, accordionists travel from far and wide to Pa Johnsons Bar in Cork City for their monthly get-together and the music and atmosphere is breathtaking. This is the Cork Accordion Club and the gathering is managed by Donal Ring Junior supported by his father, Ceili Maestro Donal Ring. And it is not only accordionists that turn up, You’ll find fiddle players, tin whistle players, mandolins and more. Last week we had a Sax player! The Craic is Mighty!
The Cork accordion club will arrive in force for The Stramash on Friday August 12th in the Brogmaker on the Castlecomer Road. They will be joined by other musicians from Cavan to Kerry/ MC for the night will be Donal Ring Junior. The club will also be taking part in events on Saturday 13th Aug at St Kieran’s College. Don’t Miss it!