Ards International Guitar Festival 2017

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What’s On

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WEDNESDAY 5 APRIL

TIME EVENT VENUE PRICE
8pm John Feeley
With support from the Classical Guitar Society of Northern Ireland
Ards Arts Centre £10, includes a glass of wine/soft drink
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THURSDAY 6 APRIL

TIME EVENT VENUE PRICE
11am Guitar Clinic
Classical Guitar with John Feeley
Ards Arts Centre £10 – Bring guitar
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8pm Will McNicol & Luke Selby
With special guests The Joseph Leighton Trio
Ards Arts Centre £5
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FRIDAY 7 APRIL

TIME EVENT VENUE PRICE
1pm Augustus Allen Ards Arts Centre Free – booking essential
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1pm Avalon Guitar Tours Avalon Guitar Factory Free – booking essential
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5pm George Lowden in Conversation
Hosted by Ralph McLean
Ards Arts Centre Free – booking essential
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8pm Jon Gomm in concert
With special guests Becky Langan and Amrit Sond
The Queen’s Hall, bar facilities available £15
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10pm Tony Villiers and the Villains in Concert Ivy Bar £5
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SATURDAY 8 APRIL

TIME EVENT VENUE PRICE
12pm Avalon Tour Avalon Guitar Factory Free – booking essential
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12pm Guitar Clinic
Innovative Techniques with Jon Gomm
Haptik, 29 Fances Street £10 – Bring guitar
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1pm Avalon Tour Avalon Guitar Factory Free – booking essential
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1.30pm Hugh Buckley
In Conversation and in Session with Ronnie Greer
Ards Arts Centre £5
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8pm Rumours Re-Told
Various artists revisit the Fleetwood Mac classic
The Queen’s Hall £15
Bar Facilities available

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10pm Enler Delta Blues Club present Voodoo Hounds in Concert The Ivy Bar £5
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SUNDAY 9 APRIL

TIME EVENT VENUE PRICE
11.30am Classic Album Brunch:
Jimi Hendrix with Ralph McLean
Ards Arts Centre £10
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12pm Guitar Clinic
Introduction to DADGAD with Sarah McQuaid
Ivy Bar £10 – Bring guitar
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7.30pm Weekend Wind Down
Errol Walsh, Ted Ponsonby and Joe Murray with special guest Niall Hanna
Ivy Bar £5
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8pm Songbirds on Sunday
Sarah McQuaid in Concert with special guests Eilidh Patterson and Brigid O’Neill
The Queen’s Hall £12, Bar Facilities available
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