Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region

Karen Ashbrook, Paul Oorts and Connie McKenna @ Brogue! by midatlanticcce
February 1, 2011, 4:06 pm
Filed under: Concert, Virginia

Karen Ashbrook, Paul Oorts and Connie McKenna kick off the series of Celtic Concerts @ Brogue!

The 23rd Season of Winter Concerts of Trad Celtic Music @ Old Brogue launches this Sunday, 2/6, with a FABULOUS concert!  Virtuoso veterans Karen Ashbrook on hammered dulcimer, flute and whistles, and Paul Oorts, exponent of the guitarharp, bouzouki and accordion, welcome guest singer/guitarist Connie McKenna to the premier concert of the series.  If you’re looking for an evening of Euro-Celtic music to transport you to the pubs and cafés of Ireland and/or Paris, this is the concert for you.  I’m EXTREMELY particular about the quality of the music I listen to, and this is tops!  Come on out to tap your feet and sing along with the best…

WHERE: The Old Brogue Irish Pub, 760-C Walker Road, Great Falls, VA 22066
WHEN: 6 consecutive Sundays 2/6, 13, 20, 27 and 3/6 & 13, 2011.  There are 3 sittings for each concert: 4:00, 6:00 and 8:00 p.m.
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TICKETS: Reservations must be made in advance through the Old Brogue’s staff.  Season tickets may be purchased for $78 for all six concerts: no fees for pre-sale bookings.  Individual concerts are $15 each.  Call 703-759-3309

The Old Brogue has a top flight selection of ales, wines and all liquors, etc., and fabulous food.  The concerts are in the Snuggery, a listening room with a fireplace that features art works by local artists.


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