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Archive listings for Absolutely Legless

Work type: Dance or ballet.

T394118338

The Edinburgh-based traditional Irish Dance group returns to Berwick after a storming performance in 2011. Formed in 1997 by experienced dancers and musicians, this vibrant group has developed a worldwide reputation for e3xciting and innovative performances. Inspired by Irish hard and soft shoe traditions, they perform original dances in a relaxed and informal manner, while remaining faithful to their traditional roots. Running time: 1hr 50mins.
3 Oct 14The Maltings, Berwick-on-Tweed :: V986
listing details L0579540635

T01283720538

Last year, tickets for this superb show sold out in weeks. And now Absolutely Legless, a traditional Irish Dance Group based in Edinburgh, returns to The Maltings with an additional matinee performance by demand. Inspired by the Irish hard and soft shoe traditions, Absolutely Legless perform original dances in a relaxed and informal manner while remaining faithful to their roots. The dancers combine the grace of the soft shoes with the power and rhythmic precision of the hard shoes to provide a truly exhilarating experience. This approach is reflected in the music from the live band. The unique line-up of fiddles, flutes and guitar play new arrangements of traditional and original airs, jigs and reels. The combination of the energy of the dancers and Celtic rhythms of the band entertains audiences every time - explaining why Absolutely Legless receive standing ovations all over the world.
9 Apr 11The Maltings, Berwick-on-Tweed :: V986
listing details L0750655143

T276355195

Come and get Absolutely Legless during an evening of traditional Irish dance and music! Formed in 1997, the Edinburgh-based traditional Irish Dance group, Absolutely Legless, comprise 25 dancers and musicians who have earned a worldwide reputation for exciting and innovative performances. They combine the grace of the soft shoes with the power and rhythmic precision of the hard shoes for a truly exhilarating experience. The band seamlessly weaves the evocative melodies and driving rhythms of both traditional and original airs, jigs and reels, and includes fiddles, flutes and guitars. The performers include students, doctors, nurses and accountants who all share a love for Irish dance and music. They hail from Edinburgh, Fife, Dumfries and Galloway, West and East Lothian and the North East of England. Over the years, Absolutely Legless has taken part in dance festivals throughout the UK and in Hungary, Italy, Poland, Turkey and Russia. Later this year they will take part in the Folkmoot Festival in North Carolina, and return to the Edinburgh Fringe. Stunning choreography … spectacular dancing to lively musical arrangements. Absolutely Legless set the evening alight and went down a storm … A visual and musical delight – Edinburgh International Conference Centre
17 Apr 10The Maltings, Berwick-on-Tweed :: V986
listing details L0339159396

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