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Blás to set Castlebar ablaze

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TOP TRAD Blás, from left: Shane McGowan, Anne Brennan, David Doocey and Stephen Doherty.

Innovative and energetic trad/folk band Blás will perform at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar this Thursday, November 29, at 8pm.
Comprising David Doocey, Stephen Doherty, Anne Brennan and Shane McGowan, the four-piece formed in 2015, and have since gone on to play sell-out concerts in Ireland, Germany and the UK.
Their performance on Fleadh TV was viewed by over 1.2 million people, and they performed in Croke Park at last year’s All-Ireland football final to a crowd of over 80,000. Collectively they have toured and performed with a wide range of artists, including Seán Keane, Sharon Shannon, Paul Brady, Lunása and Tim O’Brien.
All-Ireland Fleadh Cheoil champions Stephen Doherty and David Doocey from Foxford, perform an array of traditional and self-composed tunes on flute, accordion and fiddle. Anne Brennan from Connemara sings a mix of traditional, folk and contemporary songs, all accompanied by Sligo guitarist virtuoso, Shane McGowan. Blás promises a mix of high energy and dynamic material delivered with an natural west of Ireland touch.
To book, call The Linenhall Arts Centre on 094 9023733 or visit www.thelinenhall.com.