Event Information

Tickets £10 | £24 for 3 Surge shows 

A new project from composer and musician Sid Peacock bringing together musical traditions of Ireland. Commissioned by PRSF the concert will feature classical/Irish flautist Eimear McGeown, Congolese guitarist Niwel Tsumbu and Ulster Scots piper Darren Milligan to perform with Sid’s Surge Orchestra.

Expect a high energy performance from world class performers laced with traditional styles and infectious grooves. The concert will also feature support from the highly acclaimed When Traditions Meet project hosted by Culturlann and North West Community Partnership.

Surge Orchestra - Wildy creative, the best stuff I’ve heard in an age

Independent on Sunday

Eimear McGeown on Irish flutes sounded expert, bending notes in ways I have never heard before

Washington Post

Niwel Tsumbu trades in good vibrations. His wayward incantations and surgically precise guitar lines are a breath of fresh air

Jackie Hayden - Hoppers

Darren Milligan - Impressive pipe playing ….. stunning with a real dive and bite

Bright Young Folk.com

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