Events

Tim Edey Comes to Cavan

 

Tim Edey Musical Show 9 pm - Doors open 8.30 pm - €10 (tickets on sale in Multisound Cavan 049 436 1312)

 

Venue: The Backyard Arts and Culture Centre, Moynehall (Located on the outskirts of Cavan town on the N55 Ballyjamesduff Road. 

 

www.backyardartcentre.com

 

Tim Edey Workshops on Saturday 17 February 2018 from 2 pm to 6.30 pm

 

Tim will be teaching Group workshops on Button Accordion and Guitar

 

2.30 pm - 4 pm - Guitar €20

4.30 pm - 4.30 pm - 6 pm - Accordion €20

 

ALL MUST BE BOOKED IN ADVANCE VIA TEXT 086 2342270 or cavanmusiclive@gmail.com

 

TURN ON THE WIRELESS

 

LIVE RADIO BROADCAST Shannonside Northern Sound Saturday 17 February 11am 

Tim Edey will be Playing live on Shannonside and Northernsound Radio for the Saturday Connection with Charlie McGettigan which is broadcast every Saturday morning between 10am and 12 noon.  The programme features an eclectic mix of music - everything from Traditional Irish to Americana.

 

 

About Tim Edey

 

Tim has just returned from a major concert tour of Japan with The Chieftains.

 

Tim Edey is brilliant – in every which way. As a guitarist he has few peers. As a box player he’s a magician. As a character he’s off the scale – Colin Irwin, fRoots

 

Utterly fantastic. Sheer, wonderful ebullient music – Mike Harding Tim Edey plays a host of different instruments to a standard us mere mortals can only dream of. Listen and weep- Jim Byrne, The Living Tradition

 

Tim Edey was voted BBC Radio Two’s Musician of the year 2012 (BBC R2 FOLK AWARDS) and Best duo with Brendan Power. Tim is a multi-instrumentalist and singer and has toured the world and recorded with most of the major names in Celtic/Contemporary roots music including; The Chieftains, Christy Moore, Sharon Shannon, Natalie MacMaster, Altan, Stockton’s Wing, Capercaillie, Brendan Power, Michael McGoldrick, Seamus Begley, Dougie Maclean, The Barra MacNeills, JP Cormier, Shaun Davey, Session A9, Wolfstone, Lunasa, Vinnie Kilduff, Mary Black, Session A9, Julie Fowlis, Frankie Gavin to name but a few…

 

Tim, now a name on the world stage in his own right after seventeen years of hard work, is rated by many to be one of the world’s finest ever Melodoen and Guitar players in the folk & contemporary scene today.

 

Originally from Broadstairs in Kent and of Irish descent, Tim honed his style learning from his father Richard a fine guitarist and listening to Ed Boyd, Steve Cooney and Django Reinhardt. He has lived in Ireland and now resides in Perthshire, Scotland where he is based with his family and tours all over the world regularly from.

 

Tim’s live solo shows are a stunning mix of world music inspired instrumental virtuosity and passion with a strong Celtic theme, to audience – chorus lines and above all a highly entertaining night of musical genius.

 

One of the world’s greatest melodeon players MIKE HARDING BBC RADIO Stunning ALED JONES BBC RADIO TWO

 

I would say Tim sit’s comfortably between Steve Cooney and Donal Lunny, yes he’s that good PETE FYFE WWW.FOLKING.COM

 

Tim’s most recent tours and gigs have taken him over the Atlantic from Scotland to Canada & the U.S! Appearing Solo at Celtic Colours festival in Cape Breton, previously with Brendan Power and his own Tim Edey Collective.

 

He has freshly stepped off the tour bus from Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy’s show Masters of the Fiddle!

 

 

Date and time:

29 January 2018 to 18 February 2018

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