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SUPERB ACTS WOW THE CROWDS AT HARVEST TIME BLUES 2015!

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11 Sep 2015 Comments Off on SUPERB ACTS WOW THE CROWDS AT HARVEST TIME BLUES 2015!
SUPERB ACTS WOW THE CROWDS AT HARVEST TIME BLUES 2015!

Mickey McDonnell THE “20th Edition” of Monaghan’s Harvest Time Blues festival was another runaway success, with good crowds turning up to support the events at all levels in what has a become a firmly-embedded annual event that Monaghan can rightly be proud of promoting and sustaining over the years. The sheer class and quality of the artists who entertained the punters was again evident from the word go, and even the weather refrained from raining on the parade as locals and visitors alike were treated to one great full-house show after another ...

ELECTRIC ATMOSPHERE AS BLUES FESTIVAL CONTINUES TO DRAW THE CROWDS

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13 Sep 2013 One Comment
ELECTRIC ATMOSPHERE AS BLUES FESTIVAL CONTINUES TO DRAW THE CROWDS

By MICHAEL McDONNELL michael@northern-standard.ie MONAGHAN’S 18th Annual Harvest Time Blues festival defied the country’s ongoing economic woes by building on last year’s success and recording increases in overall attendances by somewhere between three and seven per cent. Monaghan Arts Officer and Festival Committee member Somhairle Mac Conghail told the Northern Standard that the overall feel-good factor at the weekend’s events throughout the town was added to by the fact that there were no public order incidents despite the large numbers of fans that supported the various events. Overall, the atmosphere was ...

BLUES FESTIVAL CONTINUES TO THRIVE AS CROWDS FLOCK TO VENUES AROUND MONAGHAN

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9 Sep 2011 Comments Off on BLUES FESTIVAL CONTINUES TO THRIVE AS CROWDS FLOCK TO VENUES AROUND MONAGHAN
BLUES FESTIVAL CONTINUES TO THRIVE AS CROWDS FLOCK TO VENUES AROUND MONAGHAN

ENDING ON A HIGH NOTE! – Michael ‘Iron Man’ Burks from Milwaukee is pictured here in full stride at the Marquee on Sunday night, where he brought the strongly attended and supported 2011 Harvest Time Blues festival in Monaghan to a high-decibel close, writes Michael McDonnell. The festival organisers were also on a high note when summing up on how well the whole weekend went again this year, notwithstanding gloomy weather and the ongoing economic turmoil. Co Council Arts Officer Somhairle Mac Congail said the crowds at the ...