Sunday Dec 20th.
Everyman Palace Cork Christmas gig!
Hey lads this is my 18th year in a row playing on the Sunday before Christmas in my home town of Cork in the gorgeous Everyman Palace Theatre. 18 good years playing music and writing songs and singing my little heart out. The theatre has been lovingly restored over this time and is now one of most beautiful halls in Ireland.
Over the years I've been joined by many special mystery guests. These are the ones that I can remember;
On vocals I've had Ger Wolfe, Pauline Scanlon, Seán Ó Sé, Peadar Ó Riada, Mick Flannery, UCC Choir, Eva MacMullan, Máirtín de Cogáin, Gaelcholáiste Choilm, Catherine Frost, Tomás Ó Canainn, Mandy Murphy, Talie Murphy, Hailey Murphy, Ricky Lynch, Con Fada Ó Drisceoil, Pól Frost, Mick Daly, Liam Heffernan…..
On guitar Declan Sinnott, Donogh Hennessy, Clive Barnes, Flor Rahilly, Mick Daly, Mick Flannery…..
On spoken word I've had Patrick Galvin, Conal Creedon, Diarmuid Ó Dálaigh, Louis de Paor, Gerry Murphy, Máirtín de Cogáin…..
On piano Pat Crowley, Peadar Ó Riada…
On fiddle Nigel Grufferty, Dana Lynn, Johnny McCarthy, Bernard Murphy, Jacqui Murphy, Ger Wolfe….
On banjo Brian Morrissey….
On bass Reuben Lynch….
On drums Martin Leahy, Colm Murphy, Peter Crowley, Brian Morrissey….
On cello Kevin Murphy…..
On flute Johnny Mccarthy….
On whistle Johnny McCarthy, Brian Morrissey…..
Many rich and lovely memories of playing music with my friends in the Palace. You're all welcome to join us on this Sunday Dec 20th 8pm!
Beannachtaí na Féile, John.
Published on 27th March 2016