Impressions from the Mcilroy Gathering 2010.

 

 

 

 

The 5th International McIlroy Guitar Gathering will be held in
Gurteen, Co. Sligo, Ireland in August 2016 (11th to 14th).

 

There will be workshops, sessions, concerts and plenty of time for playing, talking and drinking Guinness.

Accommodation can be found in different B&Bs in the village, I will forward a list of places on request.

 

Programm

 

Thursday afternoon:
Arrival, lunch at 6:30pm in The Crossbar, Main Street
Thursday evening: 
Get together at 9:00pm in The Crossbar, Main Street
Friday morning: Climbing Knocknarea with neolithic passage tomb at summit
Friday afternoon:
Workshop 1 “Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar” with Gabriele Possenti (11:00am – 1:00pm in the Coleman Music Centre)
Friday evening: Concert in Coleman Centre
(Gabriele Possenti, Clanu, Junior Dacey & Friends)
Saturday morning:
Workshop 2 "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar" with Gabriele Possenti
(11:00am - 1:00pm in the Coleman Music Centre)
Saturday afternoon: Sligo Coast, Strand Hill
Saturday evening:  
Get together and music session in
Pub Roisin Dubh, Main Street
Sunday morning:
Farewell

 

 

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Gabriele Possenti

clanu
Clanú

junior davey
Junior Davey


There is no registration fee. For further details please contact me by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Klaus Harder

The third international gathering of McIlroy guitar players will be held in Ballycastle, Northern Ireland in August 2012 (9th to 12th).

Accomodation will be in the Backpackers Hostel (www.ballycastlebackpackers.net) or you can book your own accomodation in the area.

There will be workshops, sessions, concerts and plenty of time for playing, talking and drinking Guinness.

 

Program

 

Thursday afternoon: Arrival
Thursday evening: Get together in the House of McDonnell
Friday morning: Exploring the Giant`s Causeway
Friday afternoon: Visiting Dermot McIlroy`s workshop in Antrim
Friday evening: Get together in the Harbour Bar
Saturday morning: Workshop 1 "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar" with Jens Kommnick
Saturday afternoon: Workshop 2 "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar" with Jens Kommnick
Saturday evening:

Concert:

Outta Folkus

Jens Kommnick

Torran

Sunday morning: Farewell

 

f you are interested in participating please contact Klaus Harder for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

jens kommnick
Jens Kommnick

Dermot Mcilroy
Dermot Mcilroy

Outta
Outta Fokus

Torann
Torran

The first international gathering of McIlroy guitar players will be held in Marche, Italy in September (11th to 14th) 2008.

 

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The location is the old style country house Villa D'Aria in the heart of the nature reserve Abbadia di Fiastra, near the town of  Tolentino, 25km from the Adriatic Coast.


To check out Villa D`Aria please visit the Website.

There will be workshops, concerts and plenty of time for playing, talking and drinking red wine. The workshops will be suitable for both beginners and advanced players.

Program:

 

Thursday afternoon: Registration
Thursday evening:
Friday morning: Workshop I: "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar"
(Tutor: Davide Mastrangelo, Gabriele Possenti)

Workshop II: "Singer-Songwriter Circle"
Friday afternoon: Free time (possibility for excursions, hiking & climbing)
Friday evening: "Meet the Master" with Dermot McIlroy / Open Stage
Saturday morning: Workshop I: "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar"
(Tutor: Davide Mastrangelo, Gabriele Possenti)

Workshop II: "Singer-Songwriter Circle"
Saturday afternoon: Free time (possibility for excursions, hiking & climbing)
Saturday evening: Concert:

DAVIDE MASTRANGELO and
GABRIELE POSSENTI with students
from "CentroStudiFingerstyle"

MARTIN O`SULLIVAN

FRANCO MORONE
Sunday morning: Farewell

 

 

Franco Morone
Franco Morone

Davide Mastrangelo
Davide Mastrangelo

Martin O Sullivan
Martin O`Sullivan

Gabriele Possenti
Gabriele Possenti

Dermot Mcilroy
Dermot Mcilroy

 

The registration fee is 145 Euro (accomodation not included). For further details please contact:

Celtic Sounds
Klaus Harder
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Download the program (pdf) in English or Italian here:
[English] :: [Italian]

Here are some nice youtube videos from the last gathering.

 

 

You will find more clips here .

 

 

The second international gathering of McIlroy guitar players will be held in Kassau, Germany (120 km south-east of Hamburg) in

August 2010 (19th to 22nd).


The location is the old style country house Seminarhof Drawehn in Niedersachsen, for more details check out www.proitzer-muehle.de .

There will be workshops, concerts and plenty of time for playing, talking and drinking red wine. The workshops will be suitable for both beginners and advanced players.

Program:

 

Thursday afternoon: Registration
Thursday evening: Get together
Friday: Workshop I: "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar"
(Jens Kommnick - Open Tuning)

Workshop II: "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar"
(Michael Graefe - Standard Tuning)

Workshop III: "Singer-Songwriter Circle"
Friday evening: "Meet the Master" with Dermot McIlroy / Open Stage
Saturday: Workshop I: "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar"
(Jens Kommnick - Open Tuning)

Workshop II: "Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar"
(Michael Graefe - Standard Tuning)

Workshop III: "Singer-Songwriter Circle"
Saturday evening:
Concert:

  • MICHAEL GRAEFE
  • LUCA BEZZINI
  • DERMOT MCILROY & SONS
  • JENS KOMMNICK
Sunday morning: Farewell

 

 

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Jens Kommnick

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Michael Graefe

Luca Bezzini
Luca Bezzini

Dermot Mcilroy
Dermot Mcilroy

 

 

There is only limited space, please enrole before the 15th of April 2010. The participation fee is 295 Euro (all inclusive).

For further details please contact:

 

Celtic Sounds
Klaus Harder
Phone: +49 4663 - 188290
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