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Monday, 15th July 2019

Music at the Tower during Fleadh week

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The Tower at Millmount, with its breathtaking views of Drogheda and amazing acoustics is the venue for five special evenings of music taking place durung the week of the Fleadh.

Drogheda Museum in association with Good Thyme Thursdays have announced Music at the Tower – five special evenings of music taking place from Monday to Friday during the week of the Fleadh (12th-16th August).

Each of these evenings will take place in the stunning setting of the Tower at Millmount, with breathtaking views of Drogheda and amazing acoustics and will feature some very special acts playing each night with some of the finest performers from the region taking part.

On Monday evening, Terry McHugh will be launching his new album and will provide his signature mix of classical guitar, singing, poetry and storytelling.

On Tuesday Tom Blake will no doubt wow the crowd with his unique energy and signature style.

On Wednesday we’ll have the brilliant FAA Side’s acoustic sounds – top quality music known all across the North East.

Thursday sees the return of singer-songwriter Sean Mathews after an absence from the local scene with his debut Album "Dreaming is Allowed" – a blend of different instruments and industrial and traditional folk styles which takes on some subjects which cut deep into the fabric of society.

Then to finish off the weeks events we have a fantastic line up on Friday evening featuring: six-string drum – a musical project working in theatre, dance and soundtrack work with some lush soundscapes and intense grooves, also featured for Friday evening is Róisín Ward Morrow – an accomplished fiddle player from Co. Louth.

Róisín has performed nationally and internationally and has featured on RTE, and will launch her debut album “By the Light of the Moon” during the Fleadh week breathing new life into ancient melodies and developing her own haunting compositions, the final act featured on Friday is Uisneach – a traditional music duo with layers of trad, popular and folk music who played with great energy in last years Fleadh and featured on TG4.

"We can’t wait for such an exciting week of great music in one of Drogheda’s iconic landmarks and we hope to see you all there!"said a spokesperson.

Tickets and Booking
Each evening costs just €10 for a ticket and includes a complimentary guest pass for free entry to Drogheda Museum over the course of the Fleadh Cheoil 2019.

Tickets can be purchased in person at the Governor’s House at Millmount, or through Eventbrite. Advance booking is advised as places are limited and booking will be on a first come first served basis.

All events will take place inside the tower at Millmount with doors at 7.00pm and starting at 7.30pm. Any further information can be found by calling Drogheda Museum at 041 98 33097, by email at info@droghedamuseum.ie, or by sending a message on Facebook .

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