Community Band - Ballydesmond

The Riley School community boasts a number of performing ensembles. The following associated bands are comprised of both current and former teachers and advanced students. They regularly perform in both public and private settings. Please contact the person listed in the band profile for further information and booking.

Ballydesmond is a trio that has played together since about 2019. It consists of Tim Kehoe, on guitar, Tim Daugherty, on concertina, and Amy Forrester, on tinwhistle. Songs are also performed. Venues have included 2 years at the Cincinnati Celtic Festival, farmer's markets as well as schools and senior centers. While the focus is on tunes and songs in Irish and Celtic Traditional music, other genres have been played. The group has its own equipment for both indoor and outdoor performances. Sample videos, including recent and older ones with other groups, are available to view on our Facebook site. You can search on Facebook for Ballydesmond Irish and Celtic Music or follow the link below:

More information: FB: TimK and TimD
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