Donegal's Cabaret Craiceáilte heads to Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic

Donegal's Cabaret Craiceáilte heads to Electric Picnic

The Cabaret Craiceáilte, Donegal’s monthly Irish language music and dance event, heads to the Electric Picnic in County Laois this weekend.

Craiceáilte, a platform for Irish language musicians since 1993, hosts the cabaret at Electric Picnic every year, and features many of Donegal’s top bands and performers. This weekend sees them travel to the picnic from their Gaeltacht base at Teach Hiúdaí Beag’s in Bunbeg, Gaoth Dobhair.

This year’s Cabaret Craiceáilte, in the Puball Gaeilge/Mindfield Arena on Saturday, Sesptember 3rd, at 6pm, features the Letterkenny band For Foresters, and Donegal Gaeltacht singers Megan Nic Ruairí, Eve Belle, Emma Ní Fhíoruisce and Diane Ní Chanainn as well as Gaoth Dobhair rap act Craos.

They will share the craiceáilte stage with some of Ireland’s top Irish language traditional/rock and reggae acts.

Seo a leanas cuid de na ceoltóirí a bhéas páirteach sa Chabaret Craiceáilte sa Phuball Gaeilge ag Electric Picnic, An Sráidbhaile, Contae Laoise, Dé Sathairn 3 Meán Fómhair, 6pm:

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh ( Iar Phríomh Amhránaí Dánú) (i gcuideachta sár bhanna de réalta an cheoil: Tony Byrne, Jeremy Spencer, Bernie Pháid Ní Mhuircheartaigh, & Billy Mac Fhloinn).

Eve Belle, pap amhránaí as Glashdobharchú; Emma Ní Fhíoruisce, pap amhránaí as Srath na Corcra, Gaoth Dobhair; JJ O Dochartaigh, pap amhránaí as ceantar an Chréagáin i nDoire;

Craos (Séamus Barra Ó Súilleabháin & Rob Ó Maoilchíaráin), rap cheol as Gaoth Dobhair & Cíarraí; For Foresters (Gabriel de Bláca, Conal Ó Dochartaigh, Gearóid Hamilton, Orri Mac Breartaigh) le Megan Nic Ruairí, rac cheol atmasféarach, Leitir Ceanainn/Rann na Feirste;

Seán Ó Muireagáin, Gaeltacht Bhéal Feirste; Diane Ni Chanainn, Mín Lárach, Cloich Cheann Fhaola; agus go leor ceoltóirí/amhránaithe/damhsóirí eile.

Sin an Cabaret Craiceáilte, Dé Sathairn seo, 6 a chlog tráthnóna, sa Phuball Gaeilge – Mindfield Arena, Electric Picnic, An Sráidbhaile, Contae Laoise.

(Beidh imeachtaí & ceolchoirmeacha ar siúl sa Phuball Gaeilge, i rith an lae, ón Aoine go dtí an Domhnach) .