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GALWAY FESTIVAL EVENT

By SPIRIT OF VOICE FESTIVAL
2007-10-22 00:11:44

SPIRIT OF VOICE FESTIVAL NOV 8 - 11 2007 GALWAY CITY IRELAND presenting Choirs Poets Storytellers Opera  
Slam Trad Rap Gospel Overtone Folk Sean-nos 
Concerts Workshops Storytelling events 
 
GIG GUIDE... 
 
THURSDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2007  
"LAUNCH EVENT" 9pm  
 
Prepare to hear Opera, European Folk, R&B, Choral, Slam Poets,  
FEATURING... 
MICHEL BRANDT, Classical soloist from North America 
ORBSEN CHOIR, Ranging from scissor sisters to traditional madrigals 
CONOR O'TUAMA, Singer songwriter new album, “Time ’til I Die”  
UNDERCONSTRUCTION, Multi-ethnic group playing world folk songs  
@ WESTERN HOTEL 33 Prospect Hill Galway Ireland  
Telephone: (+353) 091 562834 www.thewestern.ie 
Adm:Invite 
 
 
FRIDAY 9 NOVEMBER 2007  
"INTERNATIONAL CLUB" 9pm  
 
Invitation to Celebrate Intercultural Voices  
Jive to Soul, Vibe to Tone, Jig to Roots, and Tap to Slam, check the groove. 
FEATURING... 
MFA KERA, Black Heritage Orchestra Jazz singer from Madagasgar 
ERIK ECKHART, "Best singer-songwriter" Hard Working Class Heroes festival 
GALWAY GOSPEL CHOIR International community group of 50 members 
BRENDAN MURPHY Performance poet. Winner of the 2006 Cuirt Grand Slam 
MARTY MULLIGAN Slam Poet MC from Mullingar, is joined by DJ Andreas  
FRANK HOSSFELD Tuvan Overtone singer from Germany 
@ROWING CLUB, The Waterside, Woodquay, Galway Ireland  
Telephone (+353) 091 567945 
Adm: €10 
 
 
SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2007  
“TRADITIONAL VOICE” 6pm  
Fantastic occasion to celebrate the traditional Irish language  
through rhythm melody and voice.  
Intimate setting, limited seating book early 
FEATURING... 
Rónán Ó SNODAIGH A founding member of Kíla accomplished poet and musician. 
SEAMUS FAY Renowned first ever All Ireland Lilting Singing Champion 
accompanied by Trevor Bury 
MUPEID Irish language Beat box rap MC 
NAN TOM TAIMIN From Connemara , latest CD “the home I left behind” 
ORLAITH ni MHEACHAIR Young Sean-nos champion has won numerous singing trophies 
@The CRANE BAR, 2 Sea Road, Galway Ireland 
Telephone: (+353) 091 587 419 www.thecranebar.com 
Adm: €12.50 / 15 
 
 
 
SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2007  
“MUSIK n WORDZ” 8.30pm  
 
A massive selection of singers, poets, writers, soprano and rap  
FEATURING... 
GEAROID MACLOCHLAINN Latest book "Stream of Tongues  
explores language tradition. His is an original and 
sometimes shocking new voice in Irish literature 
LINDA COOGAN Released her debut album, “Holding back” to great acclaim. 
Hotpress magazine voted her a Top independent women of 2006  
KEVIN HIGGINS Poet. “The Boy With No Face” was short-listed in 
2006 for Best First Collection by an Irish poet 
JEANETTE MOKOENA South African traditional gospel, blues and reggae singer.  
MERRIEM DIKE Recently featured on world music CD Sean Agus Nua with her song “Theledi” 
SEBI C Beatbox Mc Rapper in English & German languages 
HELEN KITCHING Classical soprano voice has performed in London Palladium  
RACHAEL McCALL Award winning pianist. Performing at London's Royal Albert Hall 
AISLING O'GORMAN Soloist debut album “The Angel with Green Shoes on”.  
@Club ARAS Na nGAEL 45 Dominick Street Lower, Galway Ireland 
Telephone : (+353) 091 567824 
Adm €10 
 
 
VOCAL SINGING WORKSHOPS 
 
THURSDAY 8 NOVEMBER 2007 @ 8pm 
Spirit Centre Riverwood House 34 Nuns Island Galway Ireland  
Telephone : (+353) 086 336 7129 Email: eqfx@eircom.net 
 
FEATURING... 
Mfa Kera “How to breathe, how to sound, how to sing”  
WORKSHOP with the World famous jazz singer  
class fee: €15 
 
 
SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2007 @ 12 – 5pm  
Spirit Centre Riverwood House 34 Nuns Island Galway Ireland  
Telephone : (+353) 086 2477615 Email: info@spiritcentre.org  
 
FEATURING... 
12pm Jwana - “The Big Sing”  
1.30pm Michel Brandt “Appalachian Songs & Harmonies” 
3.30pm Anet Moore “Singing to the Heart, Singing from the Heart”  
 
Workshop fee Per Class: €12.50 or €30 for all 3 classes 
 
SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2007 @12 – 5pm 
Spirit Centre Riverwood House 34 Nuns Island Galway Ireland  
Telephone (+353 087 415 0037) Email: info@spiritcentre.org  
 
FEATURING... 
12pm Mallika McCarthy “Sacred Songs From Around The World" 
1.30pm Aishling O’Gorman “Singing for the Terrified” 
3.15pm John Bowker “Creating a Sacred Space with Voice” 
 
Workshop fee Per Class: €12.50 or €30 for all 3 classes 
 
SUNDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2007 @ 2pm The Crane bar, 2 Sea Road, Galway Ireland  
Telephone (+353) 091 587419 www.thecranebar.com  
Workshop FEATURING... 
Seamus Fay & Trevor Bury “Lilting & Sean-Nos skills ” fee €7 
 
 
 
STORYTELLING EVENTS 
 
SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2007 @3pm Adm : Free 
Galway City Library St. Augustine Street Galway Ireland.  
Telephone: (+353) 091 561666 Email: info@galwaylibrary.ie  
 
FEATURING...  
“Storytelling” with Jonathan Gunning, Rab Swannock Fulton, Mattu Noone &  
Clare Muireann Murphy All welcome storytelling, inspired by YOU the audience  
 
Friday 9 November 2007 @11am Adm : Invite  
Westside Library, Seamus Quirke Road Galway Ireland.  
Telephone: ( +353) 091 520616 Email: westside@galwaylibrary.ie 
FEATURING 
“Young voices” Local schools project children will devise and perform their own tales. This session is open only to the children of the schools, parents and staff. 
 
TICKETS AVAILABLE... 
 
Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop  
Cornstore Mall, Middle Street Galway Ireland  
Telephone (+353) 091 561 766  
www.charliebyrne.com 
 
Redlight Records 
Eglington St, Galway, Ireland 
subject to booking fee. 
Telephone: (+353) 091 561 766  
www.redlight.ie 
 
Gallery Cafe  
The Square, Gort, Co.Galway. Ireland  
Telephone : (+353) 091 630630 

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