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Traditional Music in Belfast in the 1970s: A Personal Perspective

  • The Duncairn Duncairn Avenue Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT14 6BP United Kingdom (map)

Noted fiddler Dermy Diamond reveals his personal journey through Belfast's burgeoning traditional music scene of the 1970s. Examining the effects of the early days of the Troubles on participation in traditional music, Dermy discusses his early influences and the geography of the session scene in that time. Some of the great characters who defined the tradition, as well as the typical repertoire of the time are unpacked with archival recordings and photographs.

£5 at the door.

Presented by Belfast Trad Society.

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