Jimmy Noctor

Irish Traditional Musician

 RETURN OF THE FRENCH

April 2009..

jean-claudeA group of French musicians including Jean claude the Fiddle master from France are in Ireland for a few weeks and the first of these weeks they are iin Sligo. So it should be a good week of craic and great music.

We had a mighty time last year with the musicians so much so that i composed a little tune for to remember their visit its called Jean Claudes Tie, and of course in return he composed one for us and its title?....Jimmys Bonnet of course..

 

benoit-bouzouk1

Last year the Breton Musician Benoit was slagging us about not having a programme of events so this year we are really organised for their visit so we have organised a list of places and times and its below.Now this list is very accurate and the times are to the nearest minute......yea right Some of theses musicians will be appearing as special guests in this years James Morrison festival in Riverstown. something not to be missed for its homely

atmosphere and all the craic.......

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So here is the rough guide to the sessions It may vary a bit over the next few days. All musicians singers dancers are welcome to join in.......

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Saturday 4th April Des mc Donaghs Bow and Arrow.....heapstown Start about 9 30,, a welcoming session
Sunday House session .......then Rambling house................. 6 to 9pm then onto the opendoor 9 to closing
Monday  
Tuesday Rosin Dubh ..........10.14 on the button
Wednesday Workshop in Sligo
Thursday Harringtons........................... Ballysadare 10pm exactly
Friday Session at the university

How quickly the week went ,time spent with wonderful people and musicians .All the gigs were diffrent both from the players and listeners .We were treated to dancing in Ballymote ,irish and French. Special thanks to the Staff of all the venues, for the friendly welcome to our visitors.

So here a few pics ...

group

 

daniele

teds

clement

 

 Kathleen Jimmy Jean Claude Philipp Peter Horan And Gerry Harrington