The Spirit of Folk music festival is to have its launch night, entitled We Are Made of Star Stuff in Whelan’s Dublin on Saturday, August 16th.
Included in the forthcoming Spirit of Folk 2014 launch show will be a series of inspirational talks by Lee Hurley, Christian Reeves, Grace Dyas & Stephen James Smith, and live music performances from Carriages, Stephen James, Leading Armies and Bunoscionn.
This year’s Spirit of Folk music festival will take place on Friday, September 19th to Sunday, September 21st in Dunderry Park, Co Meath. The 2014 line-up will feature In Their Thousands, Kila, Laura Ann Brady, Carriages, Elk, Ailbhe Reddy, Old Hannah, Dani, Owensie and Conor Boy. Read about the recently announced line-up here.
Tickets to the Spirit of Folk launch night in Whelan’s are priced at €10 and are available now via whelanslive.com. See full running order of performances and talks below.
7.30 – 7.45pm Lee Hurley ‘We are made of Star Stuff’
7.50 – 8.05pm Christian Reeves ‘Start before your ready’
8.10 – 8.25pm Grace Dyas ‘The Importance of Creativity’
8.30 – 8.45pm Stephen James Smith ‘Walk your own Path’
9.00pm Stephen James
10.30pm Leading Armies