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Trad in the West - Mondays at 8.00pm
All-Ireland Champion Marie Walsh will return to Clifden Station House this summer for another season of ‘Trad in the West’. Now in its 7th year, this extremely successful summer show, which features the very best of traditional Irish music, song and dance, will open on Monday July 18th at 8pm and run for 5 weeks.
The first show of ‘Trad in the West’ takes place on Monday July 18th at 8pm. Early booking is advisable. Tickets cost €15. Concessions for families, groups and children. Bookings can be made through booking agent “Love Connemara” on Market Street, Clifden or online at www.loveconnemara.com or from the Clifden Station House Hotel Reception.
For more, see www.tradinthewest.com or call 095 21699
For the latest movie releases see our facebook page - facebook.com/stationhousetheatre/
Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader - September 10th
The Alan Kelly Gang, one of Ireland’s leading contemporary trad acts, team up with Scotland’s internationally acclaimed and mesmerizing songstress, Eddi Reader, of Fairground Attraction fame and Trashcan Sinatra’s guitarist and songwriter, John Douglas. The result is sheer musical synergy in its most natural form.
Colin Dunne, Tola Custy, Maeve Gilchrist and David Power (Ireland/Scotland) - September 18th
Music Network is thrilled to present a new collaboration between the prodigiously talented dancer Colin Dunne, fiddler Tola Custy, harpist Maeve Gilchrist and uilleann piper David Power. This newly-commissioned work, is a sparkling kaleidoscope of melody and rhythm inspired by the natural sounds and shimmering patterns of light that announce Ireland’s day. ‘Edges of Light' draws from a unique and little known Irish idiosyncrasy: the rising of the sun at Dunsink Observatory occurs 25 minutes and 21 seconds later than at Greenwich, meaning that 8 pm Dublin Mean Time occurs at 8.25 pm GMT! Step in time anyone?
Nathalia Milstein (France) - October 17th
This tour sees the return to Ireland of the young French pianist Nathalia Milstein, who swept to victory in the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition with what one critic described as an “electrifying” performance of Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto. While possessing a phenomenal technique, Nathalia has also been lauded for her wonderfully expressive, heartfelt playing and has quickly developed a reputation as an outstanding chamber musician in addition to her solo performances.
Hot Club of Cowtown (USA) - November 1st
For two decades Hot Club of Cowtown have been setting stages ablaze with their intoxicating blend of jaw-dropping virtuosity and down-home melodies, weaving together country, ragtime, big band jazz and blues to awesome effect. Based in Austin, Texas, the globetrotting trio are long-serving musical ambassadors for the US State department, bringing a barrel of joy to venues from Azerbaijan to the Sultanate of Oman, while touring with everyone from Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson to Roxy Music.
Doug Allan - In the Company of Giants - November 7th
"Wildlife cameramen don't come much more special than Doug." - Sir David Attenborough
"Big Animals are my passion." That's how multi-award winning cameraman, Doug Allan (Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Ocean Giants, Wild Cameraman at Work) introduces his new show - In the Company of Giants. What's it like to face a hungry polar bear and its cubs as they emerge from their den? Or to swim eye to eye with an enormous Southern Right Whale? How do you look for killer whales in vast reaches of the seas around Antarctica?
Anneleen Lenaerts and Dionysis Grammenos (Belgium/Greece) - November 12th
Expect passion, technical aplomb and an exceptional chemistry between two dazzling virtuosi as Anneleen Lenaerts, Principal Harpist of the Vienna Philharmonic performs with Dionysis Grammenos, recently dubbed by one critic as “the new prince of the clarinet”.
All aboard on platform one….. At the Clifden Station House Courtyard, Connemara, Co. Galway.
Galway’s Premier Multi Purpose Venue, housing a Music Venue, Theatre, Art & Exhibition Space and Cinema. Restored within the Original Railway Station Goods Store, the theatre is a 200 tiered seating facility for local, national and international quality acts.
The Building first opened in 1895 as The Goods Store for the Midland and Great Western Railway and was in continued use until the closure of the line in 1935. In 1963 it was taken over by Millar’s Connemara Tweeds as part of the famous Tweed Mills until manufacturing ceased in 1995. The transformation of the Station House Theatre into a State of the Art Theatre and Multi Purpose Venue, equipped with the latest digital technology brings a diverse and exciting cultural dimension to the overall experience of a visit to Connemara and the Clifden Station House.
Launched in November 2007, the theatre has already seen some amazing performances from International and National acts alike. A full program of Live Entertainment for Cinema, Theatre, Music and children can be found by clicking on The Station House Theatre.
The Theatre also houses the West of Irelands first Digital Cinema with Dolby surround sound allowing us to show new release movies as well as classic films and documentaries of local interest.
The theatre space is also available for lectures, conferences, public meetings & product launches. Our summer line up has yet to be confirmed, details will be posted here and on the theatre website.