Zoe Conway, John McIntyre and Friends Summer Series – with Mairead Ní Mhaonaigh (vocalist and fiddle)
Returning to their artistic residency for the twelfth year, Zoë Conway and John Mc Intyre, are delighted to perform with a special guest artist each week. This concert will feature Maireìad Niì Mhaonaigh.
Grammy nominated fiddler and singer, Maireìad Niì Mhaonaigh’s name is synonymous with the music and culture of her native County Donegal, Ireland.
Born in the Gaeltacht area of Gaoth Dobhair, where Gaeilge was her main language, she learned her songs and tunes from her family and neighbours.
She is a founding member of Irish super group, Altan – the first traditional Irish band to be signed to a major record label, Virgin. Altan have travelled all over the world headlining shows from Tokyo to Sydney Opera House, and from the Hollywood Bowl to the National Concert Hall, Dublin.
Mairead has been honoured with many awards including ‘Donegal Person Of The Year’ and ‘Traditional Musician of the Year’ from Gradam Ceoil TG4.