Maurice and Jane perform a new compilation of songs, history and readings about Jane’s native Mourne, at the Rostrevor Folk Club, Mon. 23rd Oct 2017. Tickets 02841739911
Had a fantastic trip to Toronto where we shared some songs with our good friends Dan and Bonnie Milner. Special thanks to Lynn Westerhout who hosted a lovely house-concert for us!
Howth Singing Circle Mary Ann McCracken Walk with Jane Cassidy & Maurice Leyden in Belfast yesterday followed by high quality (songs and singers) in Kelly’s Cellars.
Maurice will be performing at The Sunflower Folk Club Thurs 21st Sept, celebrating Belfast through song, poems and readings. 9pm
Jane and Maurice spend an evening sharing songs at Ardersier Folk Club near Inverness.
Maurice takes part in the first Belfast summer School of Traditional Music; giving traditional singing masterclasses, delivering a lecture on ‘Songs of the Linen Industry’ and performing at a concert at An Droichead in memory of Edward Bunting and The Belfast Harp Festival of 1792.
Maurice and Jane attend Cullerlie Singing Weekend.
Jane and Maurice join Alan Burke, Diane Cannon, Helen Diamond, PJ McDonald, Gerry Jones, Mary Mulrine and Tiona McSherry for a singing session in Maginns, Castlewellan 2-5pm Sat 15th July as part of this year’s Soma Festival.
We mark the 225th anniversary of the Belfast Volunteer Review and celebration of the French Revolution, with a free event featuring dramatic narrative, songs, debate and discussion, reflecting on 1792 and our own times, in the atmospheric setting of the 1st Presbyterian Church, Rosemary St, Belfast 2-3.30pm. With Paula McFetridge, Vincent Higgins, Maurice Leyden and Jane Cassidy -content/uploads/2017/07/RTE-leaflet-e1499609258584-212×300.jpg” alt=”” width=”212″ height=”300″ class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-713″ />
Maurice and Jane are guests at An Góilín Traditional Singers’ Club, Dublin.