The Harmonica Fixer, a short film that profiles the musician Cathal Johnson’s work as a musician and as a harmonica technician, who repairs and customizes harmonicas for Andy Irvine and many others. This year, harmonica manufacturers Hohner, celebrate 125 years of their iconic Marine Band harmonica model, as played by the blues men and women of the past century and by songwriters Bob Dylan and Neil Young. Cathal discusses the new hidden notes and secrets that we are only learning about today after 125 years!
Shot in various locations around Galway featuring local Galway musicians John O’Halloran on melodeon, Gerry Whelan on banjo, James Clenaghan on guitar, Paul Moran on harmonica. Also featuring Mick Crehan on tin whistle during the launch of Bádóirí an Chladaigh’s Galway hooker, Réalt na Gaillimhe.
As a follow up to the film, all the musicians involved will perform outside at the Crane Bar, Sea Road, Galway, starting at 6 O’Clock.
Time: 6pm - 11:30pm
Genres: Music / Performance
Features: Wheelchair accessible
Address: The Crane Bar
No Booking Required