BLACKSKULL Corps of Fife & Drums Flute Band
from Glasgow, are this year celebrating 25 years 'on the road'
by holding three anniversary concerts, two of which are being
held in Scotland and one here in Northern Ireland.
The Island Centre, Lisburn, is the local
venue chosen by the band and the Concert will be on Saturday,
September 23, at 7.30 p.m.
Also to be featured in all the shows, along
with the band, will be special guests, The Ulster Scots Folk
Orchestra. The concert will feature traditional loyal music and
traditional Ulster-Scot music. Blackskull Flute Band have been
travelling over to Northern Ireland over the past 10 years
(sometimes three times a year), to take part in loyal parades in
the province. Annual 12th July celebrations, 13th July Black
demonstrations in Scarva and Apprentice Boys parades in
Londonderry, in which they have headed the main parade and
General Committee around the walls. They have also attended many
band parades here, Rathfriland, Armagh and Ballymena, to name
but a few. They have gained a reputation as a top-class marching
melody band, their deportment and style on parade being enjoyed
by all and especially on the 13th July when they combine with
Ballinran and also in August, with William King, to form one
'big band' on the day. The band are bringing with them different
drums to assist in their stage presentation and along with the
Ulster Scots Folk Orchestra, promise a show not to be missed.
Tickets are priced at £10.00 and can be
purchased by telephoning the Lisburn Island Centre on (028) 9250