Strabane Men's Project
Music to Your Ears
Strabane Men's Project are comprised of men in the age range of 55 - 80 years.
Brought together by a shared love of showband music and drama, the group perform a mix of songs, old and new, stories from retired musicians, poetry and vignettes to involve those who prefer a more supportive role.
This project has kept men linked throughout this pandemic, who would otherwise have faced isolation as widowers, carers and/or dealing with their own health issues and mental well-being. This has been a lifeline for them and their families.
Completed under the guidance of Terry McCafferty, Micky Joe Harte and Ronan Doherty (local professional musicians who have been committed to working with this group of 30 men over the last 6 years.
Music to your Ears been supported by various funding awards ACNI, Lottery funding and Covid Support funding and practically supported by the Alley Theatre, Strabane.
Visit the links below to see the lads in action:
Going Back by John Carlin & Alvin McLeood: https://fb.watch/56Spa7XK51/
John McGinley with 'Waiting for Covid' in conversation: https://fb.watch/56SswyNy1b/