Join us for an evening of traditional Irish music with Laurence Nugent, Pat Broaders and Bill O’Donoghue for the November Salon Concert Series.
The concert features songs and tunes from the traditional, to the more modern folk music of the recent past. The concert showcases Nugent’s traditional flute and whistle and Broaders’ and O’Donoghue’s vocals and instrumentation.
County Fermanagh native Laurence Nugent (pictured) carries on a tradition of virtuoso flute and whistle playing that has graced Irish music on both sides of the Atlantic.
As an established All-Ireland champion, performer and recording artist on the Celtic music circuit, he has performed with the Chieftains, Shane McGowan, Van Morrison, the Drovers, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill.
Born in Dublin, Pat Broaders began playing traditional Irish music at the age 8. He attended the Chatham Street School of Music for whistle and later moved to the uilleann pipes under the tutelage of the world renowned uilleann piper, Leon Rowsome. In 1988, Broaders began playing the bouzouki. He teaches uilleann pipes and performs regularly in the group bohola. Broaders has performed and recorded with a variety of musicians, including Dennis Cahill, John Doyle, Liz Carroll and Martin Hayes.
Singer and storyteller Bill O’Donoghue was born and raised in a small Irish speaking part of Co. Waterford, an area soaked in traditional Irish and Folk music. He a talented singer and musician who plays mandolin, guitar, keyboards and tin whistle. He is a singer and storyteller of the “Clancy Tradition” who engages his audience and brings them on a journey.
The Laurence Nugent, Pat Broaders and Bill O’Donoghue Salon Concert is Friday, November 14 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free.