Festival Passes

All-in Festival Pass now available for £55
All-in pass covering all ticketed concerts during the 2019 William Kennedy Piping Festival

Tickets £55

Thurs 14th Nov. 6pm

Festival Launch

Tryst (Scotland)
Liana Sharifian & Homayoon Nasiri (Iran)
Primate's Chapel, Thurs 14th Nov. 6pm

Thurs 14th Nov. 7.30pm

A World of Piping


Stefce Stojkoski (Macedonia)
Liana Sharifian & Homayoon Nasiri (Iran)
Nico Berardi (Italy)
Brighde Chaimbeul & Sophie Stevenson (Scotland)
Edelmiro Fernández (Galicia)
Áras na bPíobairí, Thurs 14th Nov. 7.30pm
Tickets £7

Thurs 14th Nov. 10pm

Session

Cillian Vallely
Loïc Bléjean
Finlay MacDonald
Éamonn Curran
Red Ned's, Thurs 14th Nov. 10pm
Admission free

Fri 15th Nov. 1pm

RTÉ Radio 1 Live Recording

Áras na bPíobairí, Thurs 14th Nov. 1pm
Admission free

Fri 15th Nov. 2pm

Session

Steven Blake (Scotland)
James MacKenzie (Scotland)
Sylvain Barou (Brittany)
Cillian Vallely
Red Ned's, Fri 15th Nov. 2pm
Admission free

Fri 15th Nov. 5pm

Piping Perspectives 1


Máire Ní Ghráda & Maeve Donnelly
Loïc Bléjean, Sylvain Barou & Tony Byrne (Brittany/Ireland)
Brian McNamara & Gráinne Hambly
Gráinne Holland, Brian Finnegan & Tony Byrne
Market Place Theatre, Fri 15th Nov. 5pm
Tickets £10

Fri 15th Nov. 6pm

Session

Edelmiro Fernández (Galicia)
Tadhg Mulligan
Brìghde Chaimbeul (Scotland)
Emer Mayock
Red Ned's, Fri 15th Nov. 6pm
Admission free

Fri 15th Nov. 6pm

Lecture and Book Launch

‘Lord Rossmore’ - Seán McElwaine with Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn
Followed by launch of ‘The William Kennedy Lectures’
Armagh County Museum, Fri 15th Nov. 6pm
Admission free

Fri 15th Nov. 7pm

Session

Diarmaid Moynihan
Deirdre Moynihan
Donncha Moynihan
Maeve Donnelly
Loïc Bléjean (Brittany)
Hole in the Wall, Fri 15th Nov. 7pm
Admission free

Fri 15th Nov. 8pm

The Uilleann Pipes Concert


Seán Potts
Tommy & Pádraic Keane
Emer Mayock
Máire Ní Ghráda
Mark Redmond
Pádraig McGovern
Kevin Rowsome
First Presbyterian Church Armagh, Fri 15th Nov. 8pm
Tickets £12

Fri 15th Nov. 10.30pm

Session

Cúig
Calum Stewart Trio
Charlemont Arms Hotel, Fri 15th Nov. 10.30pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 10.00am - 12.30pm

Workshops


Tickets £12
St. Malachy’s P.S., Sat 16th Nov. 10.00am - 12.30pm
Harp – Gráinne Hambly
Fiddle – Siobhán Peoples
Flute – Sylvain Barou
Singing – Gráinne Holland
Accordion – Christy Leahy
Scottish Step Dance – Sophie Stevenson
Highland Pipes and Border Pipes – Calum MacCrimmon and Lorne MacDougall
Beginner Uilleann Pipes – Éamonn Curran
Intermediate Uilleann Pipes – Kevin Rowsome
Advanced Uilleann Pipes – Seán Potts

Sat 16th Nov. 10.00am - 12.00pm

‘Come and Try!’

A chance to come and try the uilleann pipes for complete beginners and for all ages!
Áras na bPíobairí, Sat 16th Nov. 10.00am - 12.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Pipers and their Pipes

Néillidh Mulligan & Mickey Dunne in discussion with Brian Vallely
Armagh City Hotel, Sat 16th Nov. 12.00pm - 1.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 1pm

An Afternoon of new music for Pipes featuring Buile Shuibhne and Tryst


Buile Shuibhne/The Madness of Sweeney - featuring David Power, Barry McGovern & the RTÉ ConTempo Quartet
Tryst (Scotland) - featuring Finlay MacDonald, Ross Ainslie, Calum MacCrimmon, Lorne MacDougall, Steven Blake, James MacKenzie & John Mulhearn
First Presbyterian Church Armagh, Sat 16th Nov. 1pm
Tickets £10

Sat 16th Nov. 1.00pm

Lunchtime Session

Stefče Stojkoski (Macedonia)
Nico Berardi (Italy)
Liana Sharifian & Homayoon Nasiri (Iran)
Embers Restaurant, Sat 16th Nov. 1.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 1.30pm

Lunchtime Session

Blackie O’Connell
Siobhán Peoples
Mark Redmond
Pádraig McGovern
Red Ned’s, Sat 16th Nov. 1.30pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 2.00pm

Lunchtime Session

Mulligan Family
Mickey Dunne
Brian McNamara

Turners, Sat 16th Nov. 2.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 3.00pm

‘Meet the pipes!’ – an introduction and demonstration of Italian, Macedonian and Iranian bagpipes

Stefče Stojkoski (Macedonia)
Nico Berardi (Italy)
Liana Sharifian & Homayoon Nasiri (Iran)
Áras na bPíobairí, Sat 16th Nov. 3.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 3.00pm

Singing Session

Charlemont Arms Hotel, Sat 16th Nov. 3.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 4.00pm

Session

Lorne MacDougall (Scotland)
John Mulhearn (Scotland)
Edelmiro Fernández (Galicia)
Victoria Bar, Sat 16th Nov. 4.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 4pm

Piping Perspectives 2


Calum Stewart Trio (Scotland/Brittany)
Diarmaid, Deirdre & Donncha Moynihan with Emer Mayock
Brighde Chaimbeul & Aidan O'Rourke (Scotland)
Market Place Theatre, Sat 16th Nov. 4pm
Tickets £10

Sat 16th Nov. 5.00pm

Session

Sylvain Barou
Niall Vallely
Ross Ainslie
Emer Mayock
Red Ned’s, Sat 16th Nov. 5.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 6.00pm

Session

Rowsome Family
Máire Ní Ghráda
Hole in the Wall, Sat 16th Nov. 6.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 6.00pm

Session

Seán & Sorcha Potts
Tommy & Pádraic Keane
Turners, Sat 16th Nov. 6.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 6.00pm

Meet the Pipemaker

Robbie Hughes talks about his life and times making pipes
Armagh City Hotel, Sat 16th Nov. 6.00pm
Admission free

Sat 16th Nov. 8pm

Martin Hayes & David Power


Liana Sharifan, Homayoon Nasiri & Sylvain Barou (Iran/Brittany)
Gráinne Holland, Brian Finnegan & Tony Byrne
Market Place Theatre, Sat 16th Nov. 8pm
Tickets £15

Sat 16th Nov. 11pm

Festival Club


Cúig
‘Blackie’ O’Connell, Siobhán Peoples & Cyril O’Donoghue
Market Place Theatre, Sat 16th Nov. 11pm
Free Admission but please note that capacity in the studio theatre is strictly limited
Admission at the door only. No pre-event tickets are available.

Sat 16th Nov. 11.00pm

Festival Club Session

Ceólta featuring Mark Carmichael, Ciarán Mulholland and Paul McKernan
Market Place Theatre Café, Sat 16th Nov. 11.00pm
Admission free

Sun 17th Nov. 10.00am - 12.30pm

Workshops


Tickets £12
Áras na bPíobairí, Sun 17th Nov. 10.00am - 12.30pm



Fiddle – Maeve Donnelly
Scottish Step Dance – Sophie Stevenson

Sun 17th Nov. 12noon

Piping Perspectives 3


‘Blackie’ O’Connell, Siobhán Peoples & Cyril O’Donoghue
Loïc Bléjean & Tony Byrne (Brittany/Ireland)
Tiarnán Ó Duinnchinn & Dónal McCague
Mickey Dunne
Market Place Theatre, Sat 16th Nov. 4pm
Tickets £8

Sun 17th Nov. 1.00pm

Session

Ceólta featuring Mark Carmichael, Ciarán Mulholland and Paul McKernan
Red Ned’s, Sun 17th Nov. 1.00pm
Admission free

Sun 17th Nov. 1.00pm

Junior Singing Session

Áras na bPíobairí, Sun 17th Nov. 1.00pm
Admission free

Sun 17th Nov. 3.30pm

Ó Ghlúin go Glúin – Piping Dynasties


Keane (Tommy & Pádraic)
Potts (Seán, Sorcha & Fiachra)
Vallely (Brian, Dara, Niall, Cillian, & Oisín)
Mulligan (Néillidh, Alphie, Fiachra & Tadhg)
McKeon (Gay, Seán & Conor)
Rowsome (Kevin, Tierna & Naoise)
Áras na bPíobairí, Sun 17th Nov. 3.30pm
Tickets £8

Sun 17th Nov. 6.00pm

Musical Service

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Sun 17th Nov. 6.00pm

Sun 17th Nov. 6.00pm

Final Session

Red Ned’s Pub, Sun 17th Nov. 6.00pm
Admission free