Love:Live Musicians set 
to take over Longford

6/6/2013REPRO FREEMAXWELLS DUBLINJimmy Deenihan T.D., Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, joined an ecletic mix of musicians this morning, for a musical performance at Merrion Square to give a colourful flavour of what to expect from Ireland�"s National Music Day,  love:live music on Friday 21st of June.Now celebrating its fourth year, National Music Day will see thousands of people across  Ireland join together in a vibrant celebration of FREE live music by staging a myriad of events in villages,  towns and cities, throughout the day and into the night. love:live music is co-ordinated by Music Network and is funded by the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and The Arts Council. For further details log onto: www.lovelivemusic.ie, facebook.com/pages/LoveLive-Music, twitter.com/lovelivemusicIEPIC: MARK MAXWELL NO FEEFor further details contact Claire O�"Grady at Insight Consultants on 01 293 9977/087 7819375 or claire@insightconsultants.ie
A number of free live music events have been arranged by musicians from across Co Longford for Love:Live Music Day 2013, which takes place this Friday.

A number of free live music events have been arranged by musicians from across Co Longford for Love:Live Music Day 2013, which takes place this Friday.

Amongst the gigs being scheduled is a series of open air trad music sessions at The Green in Edgeworthstown, featuring Joe Callahan and John Dungan. The music will start at 7pm and the session will run through until 11pm.

“This is a great opportunity for people to engage with our vibrant musical culture,” said Arts Minister, Jimmy Deenihan at the launch of this year’s programme of events. “We’re thrilled with the range of events being registered - everything from choral gatherings and pop-ups to ceilis, concerts and jazz processions - there’s something for everyone.”

Previous years have seen events take place in schools, churches, shopping centres, libraries, pubs, parks, and even a train and there are sure to be more imaginiative locations for this year’s celebrations on Friday.

To find out more about Love:Live music, visit www.lovelivemusic.ie.