Manus McGuire Show

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Saturday 9th March 2024 7.30pm 

An acclaimed Irish fiddle player, Manus McGuire is originally from Sligo and now resides in East Clare, Ireland. He has for many years been involved in performing, recording, teaching and composition.

Manus' exceptional musical gift became widely recognised in 1970 when he won the prestigious Fiddler of Dooney, Irish national fiddle competition at age 14. Since then he has gone on to record fifteen albums including 4 with Buttons and Bows, 2 with Moving Cloud, 3 with Brock McGuire Band, 1 with Shetland group Full Tilt and 2 with his brother, fiddle player, Seamus McGuire. He has won a number of prestigious fiddle awards.

Joining Manus on his Australian tour is Adam Ogle, an Auckland based multi-instrumentalist, playing guitar, mandolin and bodhrán and a well respected singer.

Canberra Irish Club and Comhaltas Canberra are delighted to welcome these talented musicians. Don't miss this masterful fiddle playing with rhythmic guitar and some intricate string picking.