Digital Folk Festival Episode Two: Oral Traditions
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Digital Folk Festival Episode Two: Oral Traditions

Thursday July 23rd 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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Show Information

The Oral Traditions episode features a song circle made up of two family duos: Eleanor Dawson and Monica Walsh; and Fergus O’Byrne and Fergus Brown-O’Byrne. We’ll also feature a few stories and surprises.

Artist Bio

Louise Moyes
Louise Moyes
Louise Moyes (St. John’s) most often creates docudances: multidisciplinary, sometimes bilingual shows, working with the rhythms of voices and accents as her musical score. Combining her work as dancer, storyteller,… Read More
Fergus Brown-O’Byrne
Fergus Brown-O’Byrne
Fergus has been involved with the traditional music scene for the past 15+ years and performs regularly on accordion and concertina. Fergus is a member of The Freels and hosts… Read More
Eleanor Dawson
Eleanor Dawson
Eleanor Dawson grew up in Bay Roberts, NL where she developed a life- long interest in the history, folklore and culture of Newfoundland and Labrador. One of the founders of… Read More
Monica Walsh
Monica Walsh
Monica Walsh is an actor, writer and singer living in St. John’s. She grew up in a family of singers and has a lifelong interest in the traditional music of… Read More
Dave Paddon
Dave Paddon
Dave Paddon is a retired airline pilot originally from Northwest River, Labrador. He grew up listening to the songs and stories of the trappers and attending many a late night… Read More
Marion Counsel
Marion Counsel
Marion Counsel grew up on Red Island, Placentia Bay. She was a teenager when her family resettled in the town of Placentia during the “Resettlement Program” of the 1960’s. Marion… Read More
Fergus O’Byrne
Fergus O’Byrne
Born in Dublin, Ireland, Fergus emigrated to Canada in 1967 and, while living in Toronto, became a founding member of the Irish folk band, Ryan's Fancy. The group moved to… Read More
Gary Green
Gary Green
Gary Green is a storyteller and author who has performed both inside and outside the province for a variety of groups ranging from youth camps to international conferences. Among the… Read More
The Antle Sisters
The Antle Sisters
The Antle Sisters are a contemporary folk duo from St. John’s. 17 year old twin sisters, Mary & Ella Antle, began performing as a duo in 2016 and quickly established… Read More