21 Oct. 2014

Current & Upcoming


  • Anusara Yoga Classes with Noeleen Tyrrell, Senior Yoga Teacher

    09 Oct. - 20 Nov. 2014 / 9.30am – 10.30am

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  • Above and Below the Tide

    15 Nov. 2014 / ‘Above and below the Tide’ is music created by Dave McLoughlin featuring the wonderfully talented Anna Houston, Ray Coen, Bernard Tohill and Collette Sheerin. The album was released in July and this will be the groups second performance taking music from the album and new material. The music has been described as a marrying of folk, traditional, balkan, classical and rock. The evocative instrumental set gives the group a chance to show off their musicianship. Anna and Ray play with ‘No Crows’, while Bernard is involved in several bands including ‘The Blowins’ and Collette plays in ‘The Candles’. Dave composed the music over the years some of which was composed for dance performances Dave plays bouzouki and guitar with Anna adding haunting cello and lively mandolin, Ray is on fiddle and electric guitar, Bernard on acoustic guitar and Colette adds whistle and flute This promises to be an evening not to be missed.

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  • The Sunday School Sessions A new twist on old time Folk & Americana played from the heart

    08 Nov. 2014 / The Sunday School Sessions is a new music collective from Dublin. It grew from an idea by engineer and producer Ian Mc Nulty (Charthouse Recordings) to record some folk and country tunes in homage to the old records that had inspired him over the years.

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  • Aminah Hughes Blue Wooden Boat

    06 Dec. 2014 / Aminah Hughes launches her debut solo CD Blue Wooden Boat.

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  • Claudia Schwab & Marti Tärn: A Sligo Live Arrivals Event

    23 Oct. 2014 / A Sligo Live Arrivals Event Thursday October 23rd, 3pm The Model Café Admission Free

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  • Out of Towners: A Sligo Live Arrivals Event

    26 Oct. 2014 / Let Out of Towners take you down a sun scorched road through the desert of Australia. The songs written by singer and guitarist Ollie Alcorn are inspired by years of travelling his homeland of Australia in a campervan and are a journey of his own experiences of this time. Leap forward a few years…  Now a smooth sounding 4 piece folk and blues band based in Sligo, Ollie started playing accompanied by fellow ‘out of towner’ Robert Naczas on harmonica and ‘DaShtick’ (electric hurley stick). Dominic Callaghan and Brian F Devaney both joined later to complete their sound with bass and cajon. The band have recently released their debut EP called Day Dreaming, soon to be followed by a new video.

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  • Friday Night Social

    24 Oct. - 05 Dec. 2014 / Join us for an early evening of music sharing, informative talks and live performances.

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  • Daft Antics Circus Workshops during the Mad Hatters Children's Festival

    31 Oct. - 02 Nov. 2014 / Daft Antics is a company of circus performers, in Sligo since 1996. Over the years Daft Antics has developed into a well known circus performance group, providing jugglers, acrobats, stilt-walkers, walkabout characters and fire shows for festivals and private functions all over the country. In recent years Daft Antics have branched out into aerial acrobatics and providing circus skills workshops for various youth organisations, community centres and other groups. Daft Antics are running a series of circus skills and aerial skills workshops at The Model for the Mad Hatter’s Children’s Festival. See detailed schedule below:

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  • Informal Music Afternoon

    05 Oct. - 07 Dec. 2014 / Informal Music Afternoons are a series of monthly events where an eclectic mix of music is performed in a very informal, welcoming format in The Model, Sligo, at lunch time on Sundays.

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  • Kieran Quinn: Teenage Theme Night

    14 Nov. 2014 / Music nights for teenagers featuring Sligo’s rising young musical talent.

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  • Songlines @ The Model

    20 Dec. 2014 / Charlie McGettigan & Karen Spellman (Ocean fm) will host Songlines a “Later with Jools” style event at The Model this Autumn.

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