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Highland Games


Some pictures from the Victoria Highland Games yesterday! Knacker’s Yard will be performing again today (May 22nd) at the Celtic Music Tent from 4PM-5PM, then heading down to Victoria’s Irish Times Pub for an evening performance starting at 9PM!
Enjoy the sun! Looks like summer is finally on it’s way!

Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Fest
Irish Times Pub

 

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August update: “Songs of the Sea” Released!

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After 6 weeks off, Knacker’s Yard is back in Victoria, having played two great shows on Protection Island this weekend!

We’re pleased to announce the release of our third album: “Songs of the Sea,” featuring a collection of sea shanties and ballads, plus a few¬†of our favourite instrumental sets! This CD is our first featuring the Irish Uilleann pipes, whistle and fiddle.

This latest CD, and both previous releases, are available at all of our live performances.

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Next up, we’re playing the Irish Times on Monday, August 15, the Sidney Street and Ship Point markets on Thursday and Friday, and the Beacon Hill Bandshell on Saturday afternoon. Hope to see you soon!

Knacker’s Yard heads back to Protection Island!

Show at the Dinghy Dock Pub!

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Knacker’s Yard is heading back up island! The band is scheduled to play their second concert at the legendary Dinghy Dock Public House on Protection Island. The show starts at 7:30 so check the ferry schedule! We had a great time playing to a sold out house last year and so can’t wait to do it again! Check our performance schedule for more dates the Dinghy Dock, and Protection Island this summer! For more info:http://dinghydockpub.com/events/knackers-yard-celtic-party/

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Other Exciting News: Knacker’s Yard is currently mixing the music for their third release “Songs of the Sea” featuring, for the first time in session, new member “Prince” William FitzGerald on the fiddle, whistle, and Irish Pipes! Release dates will be announced shortly.

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