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Irish Christmas in America
Saturday, November 30, 2013 @ 7:30 PM
$25/Advance $27/Door; $22 to Celtic Society Members
Advance Tickets: www.brownpapertickets.com
and in person at More Music, 512 Front St., Santa Cruz
More info: (408) 847-6982 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Presented by the Celtic Society of Monterey Bay
This popular, atmospheric, family-friendly entertainment, rich in history, humor & boundless enthusiasm returns to Santa Cruz bigger & better than ever as a multi-media event availing of Kuumbwa’s new digital projector & screen. The spectacular show features lively traditional tunes, evocatively sung Irish ballads & carols, stirring narration bringing to life ancient customs & stories, thrilling Irish dancing & photographic images providing a rich historical context. The stellar cast of Irish luminaries includes All-Ireland Fiddle Champion & show producer Oisin Mac Diarmada from the award-winning Irish group Teada, the ebullient West Kerry singer & button accordionist Seamus Begley, the exhilarating Irish dancer Samantha Harvey, virtuoso uilleann piper & flute player Sean Gavin from the brilliant band Bua & as special guests one of the most ballyhooed vocal acts to emerge from Ireland in recent years, Lumiere, comprising the terrific talents of singers Eilis Kennedy & Pauline Scanlon with guitarist Donogh Hennessy, former member of the band Lunasa. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas as some of Ireland’s finest traditional performers take you on a distinctively Irish journey during the 2013 holiday season.