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Cassie and Maggie MacDonald with Whelan/Foley/Cohen
The Burren Backroom
Somerville, MA
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Cassie and Maggie MacDonald with Whelan/Foley/Cohen
ON-LINE SALES HAVE ENDED. TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.  DOORS OPEN AT 5:30

"2016 Live Ireland Radios SINGERS OF THE YEAR Nova Scotian sisters Cassie & Maggie are lighting up the world with their unique blend of traditional and contemporary Celtic Roots music. Exciting and innovative, they have found a perfect balance between musical integrity, and sheer entertainment. While staying true to their Nova Scotia Celtic roots, they have explored and tested the boundaries of traditional music. Take a listen below.  Brill....



John Whelan has had a huge impact on Irish traditional music here in the US since coming here from England in the 1980s.  He has decided to move from his long time East Coast base to the pacific northwest, and has put together a short tour to say farewell!  Dylan Foley and Flynn Cohen with join John on stage. I love all of John's playing but particularly attracted to his slow airs.  Listen to one below.





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.

Ticket prices vary and there is 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

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