This Sunday's IMA will offer a varied programme of music with performers including flautist Julia Corry, pianist Aileen Cahill and a student string quartet. The Gallery Café will be open serving beverages and a selection of sweet and savoury snacks.
By John B. Keane
Tue 7 - Sat 11 July, 8pm
€15/12/45 Family/ Tues all tickets €10
The Parish Priest, Canon Pratt, and his two curates have resided together in the parish presbytery in relative happiness for years. However, the previous housekeeper has passed away and the priests have to find a new one which is no easy task! After Moll Kettle is given the job, life in the presbytery will never be the same again. A great night`s enterainment, this play is full of laughter.
Seán Carpio returns to The Model next week with Robert Stillman, Anders Holst and filmmaker Ben Rowley. Read about Seán's influences and connection to The Model in our interview with him on The Model's Blog. The musicians will share their work with an audience on Wednesday 15 July at 4pm.
SLIGO JAZZ FESTIVAL TAKES PLACE 21-26 JULY 2015, in the Hawk’s Well Theatre and various Sligo venues. This year we celebrate 10 years with a superb and eclectic line up.
Our festival opener is Dhafer Youssef, Tunisian Oud master and vocalist, who recently had jaws dropping all over the world for his performance at the International Jazz Day concert in Paris. He brings a wonderful quartet to Sligo for the first time on Tuesday 21 July.
For the first time on this year’s summer school we have a Band-in-Residence, The Impossible Gentlemen, a veritable transatlantic jazz “supergroup”, who take to the stage on Wednesday 22 July. Dublin City Jazz Orchestra always pull big crowds in Sligo and on 23rd July they will be joined on the Hawkswell stage by none other than US sax legend Ernie Watts, who will also head the SJP All Star band on Saturday July 25. The UK’s finest are represented in force this year, none more impressive than Liane Carroll, who will no doubt delight audiences on Friday July 24.
We have a wonderful Guest of Honour at this year’s festival and summer school, one of the most recorded musicians of the modern era, Chuck Rainey. The man who was first call bassist for Aretha Franklin, Steely Dan, Donny Hathaway and countless others, will hold court at our summer school and make several appearances throughout the festival too.
Our late night festival club runs from Thursday-Sunday at 5th on Teeling and features a host of wonderful Irish and international acts.
The 56th Yeats International Summer School: 26th July – 7th August 2015.
The 2015 Yeats International Summer School will be one of the highlights of the national year of celebration announced by the Irish Government to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats.