Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region


Hall of Fame Ceili 2010! by midatlanticcce
December 1, 2009, 11:36 am
Filed under: Ceili, Hall of Fame, Mid-Atlantic CCE, New York

Hall of Fame Ceili

February 20, 2010.  Ceili from 7:00-12:00. Open session begins at midnight and runs until 4:00 am.  Admission $20, tickets available at the door.

Mineola Irish Center
297 Willis Ave.
Mineola NY
516-746-9392
http://www.irishamericansoc.com/

On February 20, the Mid-Atlantic Region of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Eireann will hold its annual Hall of Fame Ceili to honor and celebrate accordionist Joe Burke, concertina player Mons. Charlie Coen & the late fiddle player Mike BradyJoe Burke, from Co. Galway, is an Irish legend.  A multiple All-Ireland champion and stalwart of the New York music scene in the 1960s and 1970s, he is still remembered for the seminal albums he recorded with Andy McGann & Felix Dolan.  Mons. Charlie Coen has won seven All-Ireland competitions and remains one of the most popular East Galway musicians to emigrate to New York.  Mike Brady, from Flagmount, Co. Clare, was a former student of of P.J. Hayes, a member of the Patsy Tuohy club and one of the most popular dance musicians in the area.  Music by the Hall of Fame All-Star Ceili Band, featuring Joe Burke, Mon. Charlie Coen and Friends.

For more information, please contact Terry Rafferty (201-288-4267) or Pat Kearney (631-698-3305)

Directions:

Long Island Expressway to Exit 37 S (Willis Avenue) or Northern State Parkway to Exit 28 S (Willis Avenue).  Proceed South on Willis Avenue for Approximately 4 miles, the Irish American Center is on the right side of the road one block before Jericho Turnpike.

Click here for a Google Map.

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