Laurence Nugent - 2nd Saturday Community Concerts
Saturday, November 8, 2014, 7:30pm, doors 6:45
Laurence Nugent in concert with Cary Novotny
Laurence Nugent - "A brilliant flute and whistle player with near cult status."-The Anchorage Daily News
"...Nugent is capable of tearing a musical hole into the space-time continuum." - Brendan Alex
"At its best, traditional Irish music alternately soothes the soul and inflames one's passion, and few musicians do both as effortlessly as Nugent does." -The Chicago Tribune.
Laurence is a virtuoso All-Ireland winning champion of the flute and tin whistle from Fermanagh, an area of Northern Ireland that is steeped in music. He recorded three CDs for Shanachie Records. Laurence has toured throughout the U.S, Europe, and Japan over the last two decades. He has performed with scores of musicians, including: The Chieftains, Shane McGowan, Van Morrison, Séamus Connolly, Kevin Burke, Liz Carroll, Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, Paddy Keenan, and Arty McGlynn.
Visit http://www.laurencenugent.com for more information
CARY NOVOTNY guitar, vocals
Cary Novotny's distinct style of guitar playing has made him one of the most sought after accompanists in traditional Irish Music. After immersing himself in Bluegrass, Country, Folk, and Classical guitar styles, Cary discovered a deep love for Irish music and turned his attention to the songs and tunes of the tradition, which he quickly mastered. In his 20+ year career, he has recorded and performed with many great Irish musicians worldwide, including Kevin Burke, The Bridies, Johnny B. Connolly, Larry Nugent, and the touring Irish dance show "Celtic Legends."
Winona Grange #271
8340 SW Seneca St
Tualatin, OR 97062
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