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Ruaille Buaille Lucan Children’s Music Festival • 8 June – 11 June 2016

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Saturday 10th June

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Ruaille Buaille in Griffen Park

Big Tent

10.30amInstant Orchestra (All ages)
be part of an orchestra at Ruaille Buaille

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11.30amThe Gregory Walkers
'A Walk through the Deep Dark Woods' - music & fairytales (5 - 7yrs)

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12.00pmInstant Orchestra (All ages)
Music for children and their families.
Playful imagination, unusual instruments, a little bit of chaos and everyone has the chance to participate.

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1.00pmJim Jam Jug Band
They play jugs, a suitcase bass drum, spoons, washboards played with thimbles, a washtub bass and pizza box percussion. Join in the fun of this show.

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1.30pmOpen Rehearsal with Lucan Gospel Choir

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2.00pmLucan Gospel Choir in Concert
prize of a recording opportunity of a song with the choir!

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2.45pmThe Gregory Walkers
'The Isle is Full of Noises' - Shakespeare & Pirates (7-11 yrs).
Joined by Music Generation Recorder Ensemble of Holy Rosary NS, Firhouse.

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4.00pmThe Henry Girls in Concert
Haunting harmonies and lilting melodies best describes this group, joined by the choirs of Scoil Aine Naofa, Lucan and Music Generation Choir of St Bridget's JNS, Tallaght.

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5.30pmLisa Lambe in Concert
One of Ireland's most sought after performers will be joined by the choir of Scoil Mhuire GNS, Lucan.

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Mini-Music Marquee

10.00amOpening of Mini-Music Marquee with Eamon Sweeney: Summer Sounds (under 3yrs)
11.15amHelen Barry: Multi-sensory Art Workshop (under 3yrs)
12.30pmHelen Barry: Multi-sensory Art Workshop (3-5yrs)
1.15pmEamon Sweeney: Summer Sounds (3-5yrs)
3.30pmEamon, Nico & Martin: Improvisational Fun (under 3yrs)
4.30pmEamon, Nico & Martin: Improvisational Fun (3-5yrs)

Percussion under Canvas

12.00pmOpening of tent with Indigenous People Kakatsitsi master drummers from Ghana
1.00pmWest African Dancing with Catherine Young Dance. Great fun for all ages. Adults are welcome to participate too, but be prepared to break a sweat!
2.00pmDrumming and singing workshop with Brian Fleming from Big Bang Festival and some special guests from Ruaille Buaille
3.00pmThe Khakatsitsi drummers show how its done with a workshop in African singing, movement and percussion from Ghana. All are welcome.
4.00pmWorkshop with the Jim Jam Jug Band
5.00pmKakatsitsi & Brian Fleming joined by the percussion ensemble of Divine Mercy NS, Lucan

Music Generation Trad Stage

12.30pmOpening of Music Generation Trad Stage with James Mahon and friends
1.30pmGrúpa Ceoil St Martins, Brittas
2.00pmBodhran workshop with Aimee Farrell Courtney
2.30pmPop-up Session (all welcome), you never know who might pop-up!
3.30pmLucan Comhaltas play a home session (adults and young people welcome)
4.30pmLaunch of Music Generations new South Dublin initiative
MG South Dublin Trad Ensemble

Pop-Up Events
throughout the day

Family fun all day long including:

Storytelling with Lucan library | Face Painting | Juggling | Magic | Puppets | Circus events | Foodie corner

All events, workshops and performances are FREE of charge and entry to each session is on a ‘first come first served basis’ so please arrive early to avoid disappointment