Festival Programme / Clár Na Féile 2019


Dingle’s Global Rhythm Festival – CCD8

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LCE Percussion Trio

Louis Cesar Ewande – Djembe

Éamonn Cagney – Cajon

Martin Schärer – Congas

Followed by tasty tunes to shake your legs to.

Time:10pm till close

Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road




Community Drum-Circle with Éamonn Cagney

 Time:11am – 12:15pm

Venue:An Díseart, Green St (Fresco room) or Díseart Gardens (weather dependent)

Cost:Adults €7, Kids €5, Family of 3 €15


Djembe Beginners with Louis Cesar Ewande

Learn the basics from this Master drummer. Drums can be provided.

Time:12:30pm – 1:45pm

Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road.



Splanc – Dingle Carnival Band

The best Carnival Band in Town is let loose again and will perform a contagiously groovy set for YOU!

Time:2pm – 3pm

Venue:Dick Mack’s Yard, Green Street.



Djembe Intermediate with Louis Cesar Ewande

An opportunity to improve and enhance your djembe skills. Louis is an outstanding teacher who is acclaimed for his technique and style.

Time:3:15pm – 4:45pm

Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road.


The workshop will be followed by a short showcase set of LCE Percussion Trio


Venue:Dick Mack’s Yard, Green Street.



Dj Ben Ó Faoláin

Renowned DJ BEN Ó FAOLÁIN for the best of Latin, Afro, Hip Hop, Dancefloor Jazz, House, Tropical grooves and so much more. Rí Na Rianta, gan amhras.


Time:8pm – late.

Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road




Louis Cesar Ewande one-to-one classes

Treat yourself to a personal one-to-one class with LCE to fine-tune your technique, phrasing, posture..!

Venue: Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road. Cost: €100

Bookings: Cuislecd2@gmail.com(before the festival) or 0872808633 over the weekend of the festival.


Conga Beginners/Intermediate with Martin Schärer from PercussionWorkshop.ie

Technique, useful rhythms and exercises to get you started and/or improve your playing.

Time:1pm – 2:15pm

Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road.


SOME congas can be provided.


African Dance Workshop with Laia del Barrio

Laia’s workshop (with live drumming) is a high-spirited, high-powered rhythmic dance experience for anyone who loves to dance.

Time: 3pm – 4:30pm

Venue: Hillgrove, Spa Rd, Grove.



Jon Sanders

A man of landscape and soundscape, Jon’s bass mandola and uke based world music has been described by the Irish Times as “quantum leaping, jazz tingled, deeply meditative and impishly playful”


Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road.



Damo & Friends(maybe you can frame this event as it is taking part on the side of CCD)

Damo & Friends has been showcasing new talents for the last 2 years in Nellie Fred’s.

Tonight, D&F will feature a selection of new and established singer songwriters from Chorca Dhuibhne.

Be prepared for a surprise or two as well!


Venue:Nellie Fred’s, Spa Road.

Cost:Donations throughout the evening.