Trad@Lunch: Bloom of Youth – Gavin / Glancy Quartet

Tuesday 3rd August 2021 @ 1pm

Two musical families combine to bring four of Sligo’s finest young talents together for this special one-off FleadhFest event. Comprising two members from each of the Gavin and Glancy families, this concert will showcase the exceptional musical talent to be found in the Sligo area.

Tom Gavin from Sligo Town is an exceptional flute and tin whistle player. A Senior All Ireland Flute champion he has also toured with Macalla na hÉireann, Comhaltas’ Tour of Ireland in 2018. His sister Kate is a wonderful harp and fiddle player with a beautiful voice to match.

Aaron Glancy is an accomplished button accordion player and sean-nós dancer with many accolades. In 2020 Aaron took part in the Comhaltas Tour of Great Britain. His sister Ava is an accomplished fiddle player and also a sean-nós dancer who has competed at all levels in Fleadhanna Ceoil. Both are members of CCÉ Paddy Killoran.

This event is FREE, but ticketed.

Find Tickets:

Register your interest in this event. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions, we cannot yet confirm the event capacity until closer to the event. However, if you would like to register your interest by completing the form below, we will get in contact with you before the event, should your name be selected. Please note that we expect demand to far exceed supply for all Fleadhfest concerts, so we are currently limiting the numbers of tickets for each successful applicant to 4.


The Two Revs

Monday 2nd August 2021 @ 1pm

Bloom of Youth – Gavin / Glancy Quartet

Tuesday 3rd August 2021 @ 1pm

Liam Kelly & Kevin Brehony

Wednesday 4th 2021 @ 1pm

McGuinness Family of Dromore West

Thursday 5th August 2021 @ 1pm

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