Joy Dunlop and a topline gig at Dunoon Burgh Hall this Thursday

For fabulous contemporary Gaelic song, Dunoon’s Burgh Hall is the place to be this Thursday evening, 30th August.

Mull’s celebrated arts centre, An Tobar, is presenting a debut performance of Faileasan (Reflections) – An Argyll Song Project – the new collaborative project from the hugely admired Joy Dunlop.

The line up is an absolute cracker, featuring:

  • Joy Dunlop (Gaelic song & Scottish Step Dance);
  • Andrew Dunlop (Piano);
  • Lorne MacDougall (Pipes/Whistles);
  • Sorren Maclean (Guitar);
  • Rona Wilkie (Fiddle).

This is an all-Argyll line up, with the Dunlops from Lorn, Lorne MacDougall from Kintyre , Sorren Maclean from Mull and Rona Wilkie from Oban.

Doors open at 8:00pm for an 8:30pm start.

Admission: £10 / £8  Email to reserve tickets for collection.

Joy Dunlop is a Gaelic singer and step-dancer dancer, from Taynuilt in Lorn and based in Glasgow. Her performances showcase Gaelic music and song in a contemporary style that remains true to its roots. A seasoned performer, she has appeared throughout the UK, Europe, Canada, New Zealand and the USA and has performed everywhere from Highland village hall ceilidhs to major international festivals such as Celtic Connections and Celtic Colours.

A fluent Gaelic speaker, Joy has also presented shows on BBC ALBA and makes frequent appearances on BBC Radio nan Gàidheal. As an honours graduate of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the world’s only Gaelic immersion college, Joy is passionate about promoting Gaelic language and culture. She currently teaches a wide variety of classes throughout Scotland, and is an active member of several Gaelic song ensembles in addition to her solo projects.

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