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Wrap up in Culture Night at the Alley Theatre

06 September 2019

Culture Night is fast approaching on Friday September 20th with the chance for the public to avail of free cultural activities in venues and public spaces across Derry and Strabane.

As part of the celebrations the Alley Theatre will welcome local musician Brian Hassan for a free performance in the Alley Bar at 8pm with songs from his latest Album ‘Tales From Home’. 

Brian has performed in numerous venues and festivals throughout Ireland and UK including Vicar Street, Dublin and The Ulster Hall, Belfast and also at the Celtic Connections Festival in The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow to name but a few. 

His latest album ‘Tales From Home’ has received extensive airplay on most main stream radio stations throughout Ireland as well as receiving favourable reviews in the Sunday Times and Folk World.

Over the years Brian has shared the stage with many Irish acts including, Bagatelle, Declan O Rourke, Donna Taggart, The Fureys, Sharon Shannon, Frances Black, Kieran Goss, Donal Lunny and International acts including The Beach Boys, Dr Hook, 10cc and Jose Feliciano. 

A versatile songwriter, Brian’s vocals have been described as a cross between Brian Kennedy and Tommy Fleming. 

‘Tales from Home’ album will be available to purchase on the night. 

The album features the tracks ‘The Fairy Rath’, ‘Let the Dance begin’ ‘Falling’, ‘Home’ , ‘The Jester and the Dancer’ and lots more. 

More information and free tickets available from the Alley Theatre Box Office on 028 71 384444 or online www.alley-theatre.com.

This is just one of the many highlights for Culture Night Derry Strabane 2019, you can find out more about the full programme at www.derrystrabane.com/culturenight.

Events are free and suitable for all ages unless otherwise stated and all events are drop in unless pre-booking is stated.
The full programme for Culture Night 2018 is available to view at www.derrystrabane.com/culturenight.
The public can follow the action and share their own experiences on social media using the hashtag #CultureNightDS.