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The Johnny Doherty Music And Dance Festival

September 21st – 23rd, 2012

Following on from the huge success of last years festival which brought people from all over the world to the scenic town of Ardara the organisers are confident of a successful weekend again this year. The organisers hope to provide something for everyone to enjoy, with Concerts, Céilís, Barn Dances, Sean nós, Set Dancing, Workshops, Pub and Street Sessions.

Opening Concert on Friday the 21st at 8:30pm in the Beehive Bar with Tara Connaghan, Derek McGinley and Friends. Céilí & Sets with Emerald Céilí Band at 10:00pm – 1:00am in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel.

Saturday 22nd Headline Concert at 8:30pm in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel with Cherish the Ladies and Special Guest Maura O’Connell. Céilí & Sets with Long Note Céilí Band from 10:30pm – 1:30am

in the Methodist Hall. Sunday 23rd Afternoon Céilí & Sets with Analy Céilí Band from 3:00pm – 6:00pm in the Nesbitt Arms Hotel. Final Concert at 8:00pm in the Beehive Bar with Special Guests!

Workshops Saturday 22nd Set Dance Workshops: 11:00 – 1:00, 2:00 – 4:00 with Mick Mulkerin & Céilí with Clement Gallagher at the Methodist Hall. Barn Dance Workshops: 11:00 – 1:00, 2:00 – 4:00 with Edie Bradley at The Heritage Centre. Workshops Sunday 23rd Sean Nos Workshop: 11:00 – 1:00 with Mick Mulkerin at the The Heritage Centre.

For further information visit the website

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