Easter Sunday Charity Irish Session For Rainbows Nottingham: Dave Carton & Andy Reid Singing

Irish Trad Session With Saw Doctors Dave Carton for Rainbows Charity Nottingham
Irish Trad Session With Saw Doctors Dave Carton for Rainbows Charity Nottingham

Dave Carton From the Saw Doctors was amongst the musicians and belted out more than a few of the old favourites!! 

 
 
What a brilliant Irish trad session we all had at the Bell Inn In Nottingham on Easter Sunday. The idea of this session was to raise some money for rainbows children’s charity, as we like to give a little back when we can. As you can see from the photo below, there was a brilliant crowd.
Photo of the crowd at the Bell Inn Nottingham for the Rainbows Irish Charity sesson
Photo of the crowd at the Bell Inn Nottingham for the Rainbows Irish Charity sesson

 

The session was brilliant due to the fact we had 27 musicians at one point and they travelled from near and far. Kevin Madden from Manchester who was an all Ireland champion, was firing on all cylinders. He has also just finished his debut Irish music album with his fiddle and accordion playing. Produced by the one and only Mick McGoldrick. We can’t wait to get our hands on the CD, The sugar Loaf.  You can get yours here at http://kevinmaddenmusic.com/about-me.php

Dave Carton The saw doctors with Kevin madden
Dave Carton The saw doctors with Kevin madden
Dominic Byrne, Peggy and Martin Sarsfield from Leeds also made the day by playing from 5pm until gone midnight! Great stamina guys!!
Nottingham and leeds Musicians singing
Nottingham and leeds Musicians singing
The icing on the cake for most people who supported the session was Dave Carton from the Saw Doctors who sat in the session and sang the old favourites like Share The Darkness, The Joyce County Ceili Band, N17 and IUseta Love Her just to name a few. It’s not the first time Dave has joined in at the session. The last charity session for Breast awareness, the “Pink Session” as we called it saw Dave with his guitar belt out the good few songs.
Dave Carton the Saw Doctors With Theresa Coleman from jigsandreels.com
Dave Carton the Saw Doctors With Theresa Coleman from jigsandreels.com
Andy Reid from Nottingham Forest football club also donated a signed Forest shirt and was presented as the main raffle prize. Andy surprised a few people by singing a couple of Irish songs.
Thanks Andy.
Andy Reid, Nottingham Forest with Dave Carton The Saw Doctors
Dave Carton with Andy Reid at the Nottingham Bell Inn session
The raffle was a great success with prizes donated from:
Ruddington Grange Golf Club.  http://www.ruddingtongrange.co.uk
Eden Hall Day Spa, http://www.edenspa.co.uk
MG Renewables,  http://www.mgrenewables.com
Sheila’s Cakes and Bakes provided some rainbow coloured cupcakes https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sheilas-Cakes-and-Bakes/1403011633263049
P&J Hotel  http://www.pandjhotel-nottingham.co.ukAnd many more donation…..so a big big thank you to you all!
Rainbow Cupcakes By Shelia Horan and Sheila's Cakes and bakes
Rainbow Cupcakes By Shelia Horan and Sheila’s Cakes and bakes
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