Martin Hayes in Conversation & Performance with John Kelly
Date : Sunday Oct 20
Venue : Dance Limerick
Time: Doors at 7.30pm
World renowned fiddle player Martin Hayes, and award-winning author and broadcaster John Kelly, appear together in conversation and performance at I.NY 2019, discussing the impact New York has had on their personal and creative lives, and performing the music and writing which tells the story of that influence.
Fiddle player Martin Hayes is regarded as one of the most significant international talents in the world of Irish traditional music. Martin has been recognised as Musician of the Year (Gradam Ceol) from TG4, Person of the Year by the American Irish Historical Society in New York City and recipient of the annual Spirit of Ireland award from the Irish Arts Center NYC.
John Kelly is an acclaimed author, and one of Ireland’s best-known broadcasters. His first collection of poetry, Notions, was published by Dedalus Press in 2018, and he is a multiple PPI award-winner, presenting some of the most critically acclaimed music programmes on the Irish radio and television.