Opening Night with Martin Hayes

Wednesday 7th August, 2024

Acknowledging Martin Hayes’ contribution to the Feakle Festival over the past 30 years.

Martin Hayes Feakle Festival County Clare Ireland

Martin Hayes

Martin Hayes is a renowned fiddle player celebrated for his innovative approach to traditional Irish music. With deep roots in East Clare’s musical heritage, Hayes’ emotive style and technical brilliance have earned him international acclaim. He is a true master of the fiddle, captivating audiences worldwide. Growing up nearby, Martin played alongside East Clare music legends like his father P. Joe Hayes, Joe Bane, Paddy Canny, and Young John Naughton and many more.

The Feakle Festival will celebrate Martin Hayes’ incredible contributions over the past 30 years! Martin has been a devoted supporter of our festival since its early days. His music, steeped in the rich traditions of East Clare, has resonated across the globe, showcasing our local heritage to the world. At our festival, Martin has not only graced our stage with captivating performances but also shared his expertise as a tutor, inspiring new generations of musicians.

Throughout the night, enjoy a delightful array of music as Martin is joined by some of his talented musical companions. It will be an evening filled with joyous melodies and heartfelt performances, showcasing the beauty and richness of Irish music.

Wine and Food reception – all welcome.

7:30 pm
Community Hall

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