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                             MUSICAL TRADITIONS CLUB Autumn 2012 TWO IRISH NIGHTS

Dear Members,

Hope to see you at the club on 12th October

Meanwhile, see below NON MTC events which might be of interest.

All the best,

Peta & Ken






Friday 12th October 2012 Oliver Mulligan presents an


The singers : OLIVER MULLIGAN is from Co. Monaghan where his style and many of his songs were learned in the 1950s from local and family singers. He attended Fleadh Ce?il sessions throughout Ireland in the 1960s, becoming All-Ireland champion, and adding a wider range of material including Gaelic songs from the West. He now lives in London where he is a veteran of both the Irish community sessions and the traditional clubs and was a resident of Ewan MacColl's Singers Club for ten years.

CREENA MULCHRONE, a fine young singer from Co.Mayo, is an outstanding student of Rosie Stewart and has won several Fleadh Ce?il awards already.

FINBARR WALL, from a Cavan/Dublin family, a compelling singer with a great repertoire of unusual songs both serious and comic, has introduced several little known songs by contemporary Irish writers and is increasingly renowned for comic songs of his own such as his "Song of the Holloway Road" (where he has lived for 40 years).

The musicians : ?RLAITH McAULIFFE is an inspired young flute player. From a Kerry family, she lives in North London. Many times winner of the all-Ireland Fleadh in her age group, in August 2012 she won the senior slow-air flute competition.

BRENDAN McAULEY is from a Belfast family steeped in music. Both parents were musicians and toured Ireland with travelling shows. A well -respected uilleann piper and multi-instrumentalist, he is also a maker of wooden flutes, whistles and chanters.

Friday 2nd November

From Dublin , one of Ireland's finest singers, with a great command of ornamentation and a strong sense of the story behind the song. Graham is renowned for his masterly guitar playing and his subtle accompanying of Niamh's singing.





Friday  16 November   

Rosie Davis, Joe Locker & Bob Winquist

American old-time songs and tunes with Rosie's sparkling Appalachian "flatfoot" dancing.



  With The Pigeon English Band



Friday 14th December   Special night with MARTIN CARTHY and guests (TICKET PRICES TBA)    Priority booking for current club members with up to date cards - available by visiting the club !



The King & Queen, 1 Foley Street, London W1W 6DL (junction of Foley Street and Cleveland Street) Nearest tube: Goodge Street / Warren Street/ Great Portland Street.  Parking OK after 6.30 on Fridays.  Club runs 8-11pm. Admission : ?7,concs. ?5  ( Members ?6, concs ?4) petawebken_at_aol_dot_com    



  NON MTC EVENTS WHICH MIGHT BE OF INTEREST - since MTC doesn't start until October 12th !


Saturday 15th Sept. at The Cellar Upstairs - SISTERS UNLIMITED : Peta Webb, Rosie Davis, Sandra Kerr, Janet Russell. London launch of their new CD "No Change of Heart".

Exmouth Arms, 8.15pm Starcross Street, London NW1 2HR (corner of Cobourg Street, nr Euston & Euston Square stations; parking easy).
020 7281 7700; E-mail: Cellarupstairs; Entrance: Members: ?6, non-members: ?7 (unwaged ?1.50 less).


SWINGTIME SERENADERS swinging jazz for your listening pleasure with vocals by Peta Webb Monday 17th September starting 7.30 in the RADA Foyer Bar RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), Malet Street entrance, LONDON WC1E 7JN ADMISSION FREE


The Rakes Barn Dance s at Cecil Sharp House Wed 12th Sept,Wed 31st Oct 8:00:PM
Reg Hall, Michael Plunkett and Paul Gross have been playing their distinctive, exciting music for country dances for more than 50 years ,influencing generations of dance musicians. They are joined by Steve Roud, one of the country's leading authorities on English traditional song as well as being a great dance caller. Plus Ken Lees on banjo and piano. Tickets ?7 (door), adv. from 0208 527 8419 .Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent's Park Road, London, NW1 7AY
Tel: 020 7485 2206 EFDSS, |


Travellers in Town. Thursday 4th October, 8pm. Irish Traveller singer Thomas McCarthy shares a stage with Irish travelling musicians, The Doyle Family Band with support from Finbarr Wall and Oliver Mulligan. Taught by his mother and uncles, Thomas is likely to be the only Traveller singer left with his particular vocal style which combines a sense of the "sean n?s" in its artful decoration with the full power of a strong throat vibrato. Venue: Cecil Sharp House
EFDSS, Tickets ?8.50 Wegottickets



Lots of Irish Music happening around London. If you are not already on her mailing list, contact Karen Ryan, k.ryan_at_virgin_dot_net


For a great night out at the MUSIC HALL at Lauderdale House, Highgate High Street (entrance to Waterlow Park) 3rd Wednesday every month.



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