Seán Mathews | Welcome to Ballsgrove

  • 27th Aug
  • 20:00
  • €18/€16
  • Droichead Arts Centre

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Saturday 27th August

Droichead Arts Centre are delighted to present the premiere of Welcome to Ballsgrove, a concept album and documentary launch, composed and directed by Seán Mathews, who was the recipient of a Droichead Artist Bursary in 2021.

Featuring photography from Conor McGuinness and Craig Reay along with Seán’s continued partnership with Producer and Multi-Instrumentalist, Breifne Holohan, Welcome to Ballsgrove promises to give not only past and present Ballsgrove residents a ton of laughs but also anybody who remembers growing up on the edge of a Regional Town or City in Ireland. 

As for the Album, it was written as if Seán, his parents, and his grandparents had always remained in Ballsgrove. As a snapshot, it echoes the beating heart of Drogheda and how it has changed since Ballsgrove was built in 1964. 

The evening will consist of a full screening of the Documentary (dur 30 mins), a short interval, followed by a one-hour performance from Seán alongside collaborating artists from the album. If you have any accessibility requests around seating please contact Box Office on 041 9833946.

Supported by Droichead Arts Centre.

Preorder Album here.