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Sean Tyrrell
The Burren Backroom
Somerville, MA
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Sean Tyrrell
Sean's appearance at the Backroom last year, was so impactful and yet, hard to describe.  That's because its hard to categorize Sean Tyrrell.  He is at once singer, storyteller, commentator, poet, gadfly.  His dusky voice and atmospheric, often exotic accompaniments, coupled with an always challenging repertoire, makes for a unique evening indeed.  Here is what Siobhan Long wrote of his recent CD in the Irish Times...

"Tyrrell's plaintive vocals have come into their own on this collection, possessing a spare, echoic quality that recalls Ry Cooder's in Paris, Texas.... Here be folk music as it was meant to be: pugilistic at times, all embracing at others. Tyrrell's appetite for telling it like it is is as unquenchable as ever"  

This is bound to sell out quickly.  

The Burren Backroom series is now well established as one of the most sought-after boutique series of trad presentation in the world.  It has already created already dozens of memorable, intimate, informal presentations held in a truly atmospheric space which was founded by well-known traditional musicians Tommy McCarthy and Louise Costello in Davis Square, Somerville, Massachusetts.  

Hosted by Brian O'Donovan of A Celtic Sojourn on WGBH radio, these gatherings feature core performers from many aspects of traditional music as well as special guests, and conversations around the music.  As is the custom of the Burren, it is anticipated informal and dynamic post concert sessions will be a feature.

Tickets are $23 in advance, with a $5 discount for WGBH Members.  If you are a member, send an e-mail to celtic@wgbh.org and we will send you the code.

Seating is VERY limited and these events have been selling out, so get your tickets today!

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The Burren Backroom (View)
247 Elm Street, Davis Square
Somerville, MA 02144
United States


Categories

Music > Celtic
Music > Folk

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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