Lough Lively Sessions - Saffyre
Sep 30 2017
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Bringing music to life in the heart of Portaferry, Saffyre play the Lough Lively Sessions at Portico
Northern Irish family band Saffyre is made up of sisters Shauneen and Maria and cousin Emma. The girls grew up in a large family where music and singing was a huge part of their lives and they were influenced by Country, Folk, Pop, Blues, Irish Trad and Rock. The melodies and harmonies which are signature to the Saffyre sound are a culmination of these influences and the three part harmony they have honed and perfected over years of recording and live performance. After several releases here at home, the girls travelled to Florida to work with Grammy Award winning producer Jim Jonsin who co-wrote and produced the girls current release ‘Run For Your Life’. The track has recently secured a place on the playlists of RTE Radio 1, Downtown, Dowtown Country and U105.
Hear them in the unique surroundings of Portico, a Grade A listed Greek Revival Temple built in 1840 as a Presbyterian church. Following a £1.5m restoration, it is now an arts and heritage centre and is still used by the congregation for its Sunday services.
Part of the Lough Lively Sessions, brought to you in partnership with Ards and North Down Borough Council Arts Service.
Grab a bargain and book 5 concerts for £40 with the Lough Lively Sessions Pass and hear Runabay on 28 July, The Emerald Armada on 11 August, The 4 of Us on 26 August and The Raparees on 20 October.