Trad Lunchtimes

Anna Falkenau - Kelly's Bar, Thursday 14 July 2011

FromGermany, Anna has a classical background and is proficient at many musical genres. Anna will be joined by the great Clawhammer banjo player Lena Ullman and guitarist Ivan Murray.

Emer Mayock - Kelly's Bar, Friday 15 July 2011

An accomplished flautist, Emer Mayock is renowned for her work with Afro Celt Sound System. For this perform she is accpanied by long time collaborator Donal Siggens

Dermot Byrne with Floriane Blancke - Kelly's Bar, Saturday 16 July 2011

Dermot Byrne is acknowledged as one of Ireland's finest accordian players. Best known for his work with Altan, Dermot has a broad musical repertoire and will be accompanied by harpist extraordinaire Floriane Blanke

Mary St Aunton with Mary Shannon and Alec Finn - Monroe's LIVE, Thursday 21 July 2011

Mary Staunton is an accordian player and singer who has released two albums to date to critical success. Mary is accompanied bu the super multi-instrumentalist Mary Shannon, and legendary bouzouki player Alec Finn.

Tom McElvogue with Paddy Kerr and Michelle O'Brien - Monroe's LIVE, Friday 22 July 2011

Composer and flautist Tom McElvogue's recent album The Long Hard Road, has been a staple on RTÉ lyric FM since its release. Tom will be accompanied by Paddy Kerr and Michelle O'Brien.

Norian Kennedy with Gerry Paul - Monroes' LIVE, Saturday 23 July 2011

Noriana Kennedy's journey through Irish and American song over the past five years has culminated with her beguiling debut album Ebb And Flow celebrating the relationahip of Irish and American folk traditions. Noriana will be accompanied by New Zealand guitarist Gerry Paul