February 26, 8pm. Poetry from Racker Donnelly, Leah Fritz; music from Carol Anderson (fiddle), Alex Seel (singer songwriter/guitarist)

carol andersonCarol Anderson is an accomplished fiddle player and for many years one of the leading lights in the North-East. She has a style of her own, handling all types of tunes from pipe marches and strathspeys to slow airs as well as more recently composed tunes.

-13899278087FBF6DE8Leah Fritz’s poetry constantly reminds its readers of the important problems of life – poverty, hatred, war – yes, these of course – but also love, respect, how ordinary, everyday things can be invested with a life-enhancing sensibility if viewed aright.


rackerRacker Donnelly, Irish Folkpoet & Entertainer, has done thousands of live performances in Ireland, Britain, America & Australia. His racks and songs, mostly comic, many commissioned, are about Sheep, Smoking, Tennis, Oysters, Joyce, Horses, Midsummer, Politics, Christmas, Swans, Yeats, Football, Dracula, Cameron, Goldilocks, Irish Proverbs, English History, Irish & English folktales, & whatever you’re having yourself.

Alex SeelAlex Seel is a young singer songwriter who plays excellent guitar to accompany his fine songs.   http://www.alexseel.com



(Please note that there will be no Fourth Friday in March – the Poetry Cafe is closed for Good Friday – the next Fourth Friday will be April 22nd with John Harvey, Danielle Hope & music from Liz Simcock – details to come)

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