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East Durham Irish Festival Memorial Day Weekend

East Durham, NY
MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND

Saturday May 26
Sunday May 27
2018 

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East Durham Irish Festival Memorial Day Weekend

The Whistlin’ Donkeys


DIRECT FROM IRELAND!!!! Co. Tyrone Traditional Folk Rock Band, The Whistlin’ Donkeys, are rubbing shoulders with the great and the good in pop music.This lively Traditional Irish Rock Band made up of 5 energetic men, all with a passion for music and entertaining, with an added flair for Irish folk music.The Whistlin’ Donkeys have been gaining national and international attention in the last 12 months, touring with The Beach Boys, Hot Chocolate, Kian Egan, and Shane Filan, and gaining a reputation in their own right at numerous festivals throughout the country.Spring 2015 sees a new album release, together with a theatre tour as special guests of soft rock legends, Smokie, who are celebrating 40 years on the road. Stevie Corrigan (Guitar & Backing Vocals) Stevie has been credited with forming The Whistlin’ Donkeys, and hasn’t looked back as the band go from strength to strength. Fergal McAloon (Lead Singer) Fergal is load vocalist and Bodhran player. Tómas Quinn (Banjo & Backing Vocals) Tómas is an All-Ireland Banjo Champion and his talent speaks for itself on stage. Oscar Bradley (Drums) Aside from his drumming talent in the band, Oscar made his acting debut in Game Of Thrones in 2013. Mickey Kerr (Fiddle Player) Mickey has a great history in music and is an All-Ireland Champion fiddle player. Danny McCormack (Bass) The newest member, or Donkey, is Danny McCormack who has his own unique style of bass playing, giving the band the drive it needs. In their short time on the music scene, the talented Irish Folk band have already made their mark across the country playing to large crowds in Clubs, Hotels, and even a wedding or two, and are very popular at Festivals, and are gaining a much deserved fan base . Leading on from their success, the Band have had their busiest year to date, and recently supported Kian Egan at his first outdoor show, in Armagh City. Single Now On Release – Fairytale Of New York – The Whistlin’ Donkeys Featuring Maria Connoll

 


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