Furey’s Pub have a treat in store for live music fans at this year’s Sligo Live Festival taking place over the October Bank Holiday Weekend, and best of all, all events are free!
Friday 25th Oct 6pm: The JPTRio & Special Guest Niamh Farrell
Entwining world,jazz and funk rhythms with irish traditional tunes,The JPTrio have created a new, vibrant sound.Their innovative music is attracting and delighting audiences.Voted as best newcomer band at Glasgow’s Celtic Connections,they shared the stage with Bobby McFerrin at Dublin’s National Concert Hall and recently played the gigantic Milwaukee Irish Festival in Wesconsin.
Sat 26th October 4pm: Sarah Crummy & Jessie Whitehead
After their huge success from their Sunday summer resedincy in Fureys,
Sarah Crummy & Jessie Whitehead return to perform as part of Sligo Live Festival
Bio : Two beguiling Sligo multi instrumentalists,an exciting new acoustic duo.They play an electric set ranging from soul to folk.Their viral cover video “Cry me a river & no diggity” , also featuring deirdre Farrell and Paul Leonard,has won the girls praise from the likes of NME and Amercian broadcaster Ryan Seacrest.
Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8dj10abEcMQ
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/sarahandjessie
Saturday 26th from 10pm: Old Hannah
Old Hannah are delighted to invite you to a free show in Furey’s as part of the Sligo Live Festival Fringe. This will be a great chance to hear the bands old-time country/folk sounds in one of Sligo’s finest music and drinking establishments. Their four-part vocal harmonies, masterful guitar picking, buckleppin’ banjo and heart-stopping dobro licks accompany powerful stories and melodies that will keep you enthralled.
Sunday 27th – All day event
Open Traditional session all musicians welcome.