Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, Mid-Atlantic Region


Celtic Appalachian Celebration by midatlanticcce
February 25, 2015, 7:26 pm
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4th Annual
CELTIC APPALACHIAN CELEBRATION
Annual St. Patrick’s Day Concerts Featuring 
Old Time American, Country and Bluegrass Music with Irish Influences
 
Saturday, March 14 | 2:30 pm and 8 pm
EXTRA SHOW ADDED DUE TO PHENOMENAL DEMAND!
 
“Mick Moloney and the Irish Arts Center triumphed once again…a stunning crowd-pleaser.”  – Paul Keating,  Irish Central
 
Tickets from $25 
Save 20% with code EARLYBIRD! See below for details.
 
Back by popular demand, for the fourth year running, our annual St. Patrick’s Concert A Celtic Appalachian Celebration, returns to Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street | New York, NY) on Saturday, March 14th at 2:30 pm and 8 pm.
FEATURING
Mick Moloney and The Green Fields of America 
Athena Tergis (fiddle), Billy McComiskey (button accordion),
Jerry O’Sullivan (uilleann pipes and whistle), Brendan Dolan (piano),
Niall O’Leary (dancer), Liz Hanley (fiddle, vocals)
The Bing Brothers Band featuring Jake Krack 
Mike Bing (mandolin), Tim Bing (banjo), Jake Krack (fiddle),
Tim Corbett (bass), Bob Lieving (guitar)
With Special Guests 
Cheick Hamala Diabaté (nguni and plantation gourd banjo, both West African precursors to the banjo)
& Kyle Alden (Guitar, Vocals)
Book your tickets early for this once in a lifetime Irish Arts Center event at Symphony Space.
The weekend before St. Patrick’s Day, roll up your sleeves for an evening of hootin’, hollerin’, pickin’, strummin’, and foot-stompin’ revelry with over 15 world musicians, singers, and dancers genre-jumping through the jigs, reels, and harmonies of Ireland, America, and West Africa, led by legendary musician, folklorist and National Heritage Award-winner Mick Moloney.
Featuring some of the most formidable and respected old-time musicians in West Virginia, the Bing Brothers Band will showcase their hard-driving brand of string music. With over 30 years’ experience, their sound has been recognized and rewarded with many honors over the years, and represents Appalachia’s thriving musical heritage.
Collaborating with the beloved Green Fields of America–one of the best-known and longest running Irish American groups–the Bing Brothers Band will share the stage with San Francisco based singer/songwriter/guitarist Kyle Alden, best known for his award-winning folk music settings of W.B. Yeats’ poetry, and Cheick Hamala Diabaté, a griot (storyteller) and master of the West African precursor to the banjo. Fans can expect solo performances, fiddlin’ and bowin’, and rousing stompers, and haunting ballads.
Infusing the best Irish traditional music influences on old time American, country and bluegrass music, the evening is the perfect setting to celebrate a musical tradition that knows no boundaries.
Saturday, March 14 | 2:30 pm & 8 pm
 
Save 20% with code EARLYBIRD!
Premium Orchestra Seats: $60 
Rear Orchestra: $50 non-member / $40 member 
Balcony: $40 non-member / $32 member / $25 student
Buy tickets online or by calling 212-864-5400
EARLYBIRD code is valid in Rear Orchesra for $40 and Balcony Seats for $32. While supplies last. Discount expires Sunday, March 1st and is not valid on previously purchased tickets, or on member-priced tickets.
For more information, visit Irish Arts Center’s website.
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