The Chieftains with Paddy Moloney
50th Anniversary Tour
Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8pm
Kennedy Center Concert Hall
Founded in 1962, winners of 6 Grammy Awards and an Academy Award, The Chieftains: founder and leader Paddy Moloney (Uilleann pipes, tin whistle), Matt Molloy (flute), Seán Keane (fiddle) and Kevin Conneff (bodhrán, vocals), have popularized traditional Irish music world-wide during their astonishing 50 year career. Over the years, some of the biggest names in music have worked with the legendary band: Sting, Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, and The Rolling Stones among many others. The Chieftains are recognized for bringing traditional Irish music to the world with a style that is as exhilarating as it is definitive.
Tickets are available by phone at (202) 785-WPAS(9727) and online at WPAS.org.