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A Treasure Trove of Gaelic Song
Date & Time: Saturday, October 10, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Location: Doctorow Center for the Arts, 7971 Main Street, Village of Hunter (CLICK HERE for directions)
Tickets Purchased Ahead: $25; $20 seniors; $7 students
(Book-ahead ticket prices good up to 5 hours before the performance)
Tickets Purchased at the Door: $30; $25 seniors; $7 students
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets (Note: Clicking on this link will take you to Arts People, our ticket sales agent)
This performance is made possible with the generous support of the Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation.
“A sublime and impassioned singer...”
—Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2 / BBC 6Music
Exuding all the romance, beauty, and sorrow of Gaelic music and culture, Julie Fowlis is a groundbreaking artist, enticing new audiences worldwide with adaptations of songs from her native Scottish tradition. This stylish, exuberant show, filled with endless Scottish narratives and musical energy, is one for the entire community. Celebrate the unique textures and rhythms of this evocative music, whether you know Gaelic or not. You’ll be sure to find yourself stomping your feet and clapping your hands during this performance.
Julie Fowlis is backed by a subtle acoustic trio: her husband, Eamon Doorley, playing bouzouki guitar; Tony Burne on guitar; and thoughtful fiddle work from Duncan Chisholm. Fowlis herself adds whistle and harmonium.
Widely popularized as the featured singer on the soundtrack to Pixar’s Brave, Julie is truly one of Scotland’s contemporary treasures.