Hopkins Festival 2015







Frankie Lane Songwriting Workshop
- a Festival Highlight not to be missed!

Monday July 27 14.30 hours Words & Music Workshop
Tickets €10

Frankie Lane is one of Ireland's best-known performers. A traditional musician of international renown, Frankie is the original front man of the legendary Fleadh Cowboys.

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During their sparkling career during the 1980s, Frankie's live performances were famed for being
fun-filled and tremendous. He regularly scaled high balconies in his quest to drive the audience wild, and usually managed! In fact, the "Fleadhs" gathered a huge fan base at the Olympia Theatre (pioneering "Midnight At The Olympia"). He went on to support legendary performers such as Bob Dylan, U2, The Pogues, Emmylou Harris and B.B.King.

His regular musical companion, mandolin and fiddle player, Paul Kelly, toured extensively with Frankie throughout Europe in the mid 1990s following their highly acclaimed and diverse album Wahoo! Live at Hughes's.

In January 2004 Frankie was nominated for a prestigious Meteor Music Award in the Country/Roots category. In 1993 he was nominated for the I.R.M.A. Music Awards for his acclaimed album of the time "Dobro" released on the Gael Linn label

For the last number of years, as well as producing and directing some of Irelands leading artists, Frankie has toured extensively with singer Eleanor Shanley in Ireland , Holland and Denmark to immense critical acclaim. Contact Frankie Lane

Or, why not check out Frankie Lane's website

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