The ‘Garden City Classics’ concert begins at La Dolce Vita!

The opening concert of the AAMF 2017, the ‘Garden City Classics, was held at La Dolce Vita venue on 3rd November, 2017.

Congratulations go to Derek Jung of Al Ain Chamber Orchestra for arranging this concert’s programme, and to the AAMF Director, Teresa Murray, for all her organisational efforts!

This video clip features the opening performances by Al Ain Choral Society with Stephen Aston on piano and Derek Jung on clarinet.

And our thanks go to La Dolce Vita for hosting this concert free of charge and for posting the video above. The video clip of the concert below was posted by Teresa Murray…

Introducing the new AAMF Director – Teresa Murray…

photoWe are pleased to announce that the new Director for the AAMF 2017 is Teresa Murray.

Teresa was brought up in Scotland, where she lived and worked in Education for many years. She now lives and works in Al Ain as a Head of Faculty within ADEC.

She has always had a love of music and has written song lyrics and recorded with the renowned singer, George Voyce.

Teresa sang at the AAMF 2014 “World of Folk Evening”

“The World of Folk Evening” opening set videos now on show!

untitled-8929Six video clips of the opening set of the AAMF’s inaugural “World of Folk Evening” are now available for viewing on the AAMF youtube channel!

In this clip Teresa Murray is accompanied by Mark Southan on guitar as she sings the Richard Hawley song, “The Nights are Cold“…

Thanks go to Julie Robitaille for providing the original video footage for these 6 clips.

Fabulous sets at inaugural “World of Folk Evening”!


untitled-8936The music at last Thursday night’s inaugural “World of Folk Evening” concert was fabulous!

Congratulations to Mark Southan, Gabe Canazarro, Teresa Murray, and Matt Fraser for combining so well together in the songs for the opening set!

untitled-8925Congratulations to Joan McEldowney and Mark Campbell for entertaining us with such a warmly received performance!

untitled-8992And let’s acknowledge a fantastic set from our headline act -the folk duo over on tour from England- Kevin Dempsey and Joe Broughton!
That was a terrific set, guys!