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Thursday, April 26, 2007

Launch of 'Sean Agus Nua: Éagsúlacht', a CD of World Music from Galway

CD LAUNCH: MAY 10th, VICTORIA HOTEL
‘Sean Agus Nua: Éagsúlacht’
(an album that features 65 musicians from over 20 diverse ethnic groups in an electrifying celebration of the region's cultural diversity)

The much-awaited launch of ‘Sean Agus Nua: Éagsúlacht’, the CD that showcases the diversity and quality of World Music now to be found in Galway, takes place on May 10th in the Victoria Hotel.

This 16-track CD features a wide array of music from the four corners of the globe, performed mainly by Galway-based ethnic musicians who are well-known locally and, in certain cases, internationally. There are, in addition, some well-kept secrets to be uncovered within this CD, recorded at Shay’s Studio, Loughrea.

Musicians performing on the night include:

NATTY WAILER: REGGAE FROM JAMAICA
BASLOWA: CONGOLESE RUMBA
VESUWAVE: FUNKY ETHNIC ROCK (LATIN STYLE)
ANDILE MESHACK AND FRIENDS: SOUTH AFRICAN TOWNSHIP DANCE

THE RYE: IRISH TRAD-BASED ROCK
followed by World Music DJ. Late Bar.
CDs on sale inside launch at reduced rate.
Tickets: 14 euro. Available from Zhivago Records, Redlight Records, and Sheridans Bar on the Docks.
Doors open: 7pm.