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May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm£15
Doors open 7pm Show 8pm
Galway based ceili/trad band Shaskeen celebrate 50 years on the road.
An entire generation has matured on the music of the band that was put together to play on Friday nights at the Oxford Tavern in Kentish Town back in 1970.
Since then, the music of Shaskeen lives on, albeit with a slightly different line up.
The name Shaskeen comes from the Shaskeen Reel so as one can imagine the band has been heavily influenced by ceili music and in the past five decades has been true to the ethos that brought Tom Cussen, Benny O Connor, Sean McDonagh, Johnny and Maureen Minogue together all those years ago.
Tom Cussen, plays tenor banjo and mandolin, originally from County Limerick, now a long time resident of Galway. As well as being The Band Leader, Tom is the maker of the renowned Clareen banjos.