In 2011 the Irish Sea Sessions gave three performances ~
Friday 21 October
as part of Liverpool Irish Festival
Saturday 22 October
Belfast Ulster Hall
as part of Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queens
Sunday 23 October 8pm
Derry/Londonderry Millennium Forum
in association with Cultúrlann Uí Chanáin
Alan sings a stunning version of this 200+ year old broadside ballad, that links Cheshire and Belfast’s Black Mountain, and includes a new verse especially for Irish Sea Sessions 2011. Followed by a set of tunes: The Mist Covered Mountain, Dara Murphy’s, and Munster Buttermilk.
Dedicated to Cherith Watson, this version of Pete Wylie’s classic is best viewed at 720 dpi HD, with the volume turned UP!
Jennifer John sings Tupelo Honey
Damien takes this great old shanty, previously championed by Luke Kelly amongst others, and batters it into brilliance!
You can download the programme here
You can download the press reviews here