Newfoundland-Irish music connections

Event a tribute to Irish fiddler with Newfoundland connection

A new summer festival is launching in St. John’s this weekend, a festival highlighting the links between Newfoundland traditional music and Irish traditional music. “There’s a lot of links between the two types of music,” musician and festival player Graham Wells told The Telegram this week. Local acts scheduled for Féile Séamus Creagh in 2010 include Daniel Payne, Billy Sutton, Sandy Morris and Anita Best. Visiting Irish players will include Jackie Daly, Conal O Grada, Matt Cranitch and Paul de Grae. >>>

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