Mother Jones Festival

2018 Spirit of Mother Jones Festival “Music at the Maldron” Series.

performers

Some of those who will perform at Music at the Maldron. Clockwise from top left: Cobh Animation Team (pic:: Claire Stack), William Hammond, Cork Singers’ Club, Shandon Shawlies and Joan Goggin (Pic: Andy Jay)

Among the most popular musical events at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival each year is the “Music at the Maldron” series of concerts and shows.

 

The lunch time series take place at the Maldron Hotel bar from 1pm to 2pm approximately each day of the festival and feature some of Cork’s finest musical talent.

 

Wednesday August 1st. Begins 1pm

Official opening of the seventh annual international Spirit of Mother Jones Festival by the Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Mick Finn. There will be several performances musical, song and theatrical performances featuring Richard T Cooke, Muddy Lee and the Shandon Shawlies, Joan Goggin and family, Cobh Animation and specially all the way from Illinois, America’s own Mother Jones, Loretta Williams.

 

Thursday August 2nd

William Hammond, Linda Quinlan and guests. 1pm

 

 

Friday August 3rd

The Jimmy Crowley concert. 1pm

 

Festival events

 

Wednesday 1st August at 9.30 pm

The Cork Singers’ Club at the Maldron Hotel.

 

Thursday August 2nd at 9.30 pm.

The Voltronic at the Maldron Hotel.

 

Friday 3rd August at 9.30 pm

John Nyhan and Mick Treacy sing the songs of Ewan MacColl at 9.30 at the Maldron Hotel.

 

Saturday 4th August at 7.30 pm.

Songs and music at the Mother Jones Plaque (on John Redmond Street).

A toast will take place in honour of Mother Jones followed by a sing song and the Ukelele group will perform at the Shandon Plaza. (Near the Firkin Theatre)

 

All are welcome, events are free.

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