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Date:
Saturday, October 26
Time:
7:30 PM
Advance Ticket Price:
$20
Door Ticket Price:
$22
Independently Produced Event

Dàimh

7:00 PM
All Ages

Presented by Celtic Society of the Monterey Bay

Dàimh, Gaelic Supergroup, and un-challenged champions of straight in the eye Highland music, are based around West Lochaber and the Isle of Skye.  Formed around the turn of the century and taking the name from the Gaelic word for “kinship” Dàimh (pronounced Dive) have taken their contemporary take of Highland and Gaelic music to over 20 countries, setting audiences alight from Moscow to San Francisco.  With a reputation as giants of the bagpipes and fiddle, Angus Mackenzie and Gabe McVarish lead the melodic powerhouse with fellow founder member Ross Martin underpinning the groove on the guitar. The band are joined by “new guy” Murdo “Yogi” Cameron on mandola and accordion to complete the instrumental line up.

Dàimh have always had the renown and notoriety of working with some of the finest Gaelic singers in Scotland and the current line up only serves to cement that distinction with the addition of the Gaelic firmament’s most rapidly rising star, Ellen MacDonald on vocals.

Recent accolades include last year’s award for the “Best Folk Band in Europe” at the prestigious Folkherbst competition in Germany and most recently winner of “Folk Band of the Year” at the Scottish Traditional Music Awards.

Daimh Website

Venue

Kuumbwa Jazz Center
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, 95060 United States
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Phone:
831-427-2227
Website:
www.kuumbwajazz.org
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