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The Hooley Music & Playlist…

September 28th 2021

Giffords Circus has the most amazing musicians who form the Giffords Circus Band or as we call them this year The Joyce Country Ceilidh Band! Led by Giffords impresario James Keay, who is a master of putting a score together that will have you tapping your feet or even wiping away a tear. He is joined this year by Andrew Meredith on drums and percussion, David Meredith on guitar and vocals, Alice Cade on flute, whistles and pipe, Owen Spafford on the fiddle and Seth Bye on fiddle and accordion. Vocals by Nancy Trotter Landry and Lil Rice.

For those of you that can’t get this year’s music out of your head, here’s The Hooley playlist…

Moderato from la bayadere by Leon Minkus

P Stands For Paddy by Cara Dillon

The Vapourer by Spiro

Lay All Your Love On Me by ABBA (or as we like to sing “lay all your doves…!”)

An Tiomanai by Kila

If Wishes Were Horses by Kris Drever

The Speckled Heifer by Imar

Song for Ireland by Mary Black

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The Mason’s Apron by The Chieftains

Joyce Country Ceilidh Band by The Saw Doctors

Caribbean Blue by Enya

Johnny’s got a Boom Boom by Imelda May

Runaway by The Corrs

Dreams by The Cranberries

The Boys are Back in Town by Thin Lizzy

Music for Found Harmonium by Sharon Shannon

Parting Glass by Clancy Brothers

Toss the Feathers by The Corrs

The Flowing Bowl by Solas


Listen to our Spotify playlist below…