One Night Only – Get It While It’s Here!

Greetings my dear friends of Celtic Music– I hope you have been well! It has been ages, and I miss you all!

I apologize for the short notice here, but such is the way my life is at the moment–And if you can’t make it, I will surely get the word out sooner the next time around, but  I have returned from recent travels and happenings and have decided to sneak in hosting one special ONE-OFF Celtic Music Night for the summer, This Tuesday Night! (That’s tomorrow night!) So if you’re about, come on down–would be grand to see you and play some music for you!

 

Celtic Music Night at St Andrew, returns to Aptos for a special ONE-OFF show! 

THISTuesday, TOMORROW NIGHT

Tuesday June 12th, 7PM — David Brewer returns with bagpipes, whistles, and stories from the road–recent travels and happenings revealed!

You can read more about David at: http://www.firescottishband.com/The%20Fire%20Official%20Website%20%20About.htm

 

I truly hope you can make it by, as I have SO much to tell you about, and big surprises to announce as well, but if not we’ll hope to catch you all soon! And, the big announcements will surely be posted online soon!

 

Celtic Music Night is a donation based series, and a s is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings  include a bagpipe procession, concert of  music  by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open  Celtic music  jam session with the players afterward, and is open to ALL ages.

Starts at 7PM, and held in the Sanctuary of St Andrew Presbyterian Church of Aptos, 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA

Come be a part of it! Mark your calendars now! Spread the word! Grab your friends, family, neighbors, and instruments and Check it out at:                     

St Andrew Church: 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA — THIS Tuesday night , at 7pm! Hope to see you there!!

As is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings at Celtic Music Night  include a bagpipe procession, concert of music by a featured special guest artist (which in this case will be me!), Q&A, complimentary refreshments, and an open Celtic music  jam session with the players afterward, so bring your instruments, questions, and good vibes– and ALL of this is ALL ages, and ALL for a nominal donation of any size at the door. So grab your friends, family, instruments, and head out to Aptos for a good time the way nature intended! 

Celtic Music Night website:

http://celticmusicnight.com/
Celtic Music Night Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/194642300895477/?fref=nf 

Thanks to St. Andrew Church of Aptos; Check out their  website:

www.aptospresbyterianchurch.org 


As always, thank YOU so much for being a part of this wonderful community,


See you soon!

Cheers,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

Posted in Summer 2018 | Comments Off on One Night Only – Get It While It’s Here!

Traditional Thanksgiving Pipe Tunes!

Here’s wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to you all, m y dear friends of Celtic Music Night! I am thankful to have you in the fold of wonderful people whom are interested in listening to Celtic music, and seeing the traditions continue! I hope you have a great holiday full of friends, family, and good food,

And, if you would like to hear a great concert of Celtic music that will be sure to leave you even more thankful, come on down to St Andrew Church this Tuesday, because a whole lot more great Celtic Music is coming for your enjoyment as The Fall Series continues THIS TUESDAY NIGHT!

EVERY Tuesday through November: Your roaming piper has returned, to bring you a really fantastic Fall Series of Celtic Music Night at St Andrew for you to enjoy! Read on… Tell the neighbors, and come on down!

Celtic Music Night at St Andrew, returns to Aptos this month for the Fall Series! Featured guest concerts, with open Celtic music jams…

THIS Tuesday November 21st, 7PM — The Community School of Santa Cruz Teen Band — Celtic and World folk ensemble.

Celtic Music Night Fall Series:
Next Up, Featuring:

Tuesday November 21st, 7PM — The Community School of Santa Cruz Teen Band — Celtic and World folk ensemble.

Tuesday November 28th, 7PM — The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers — Scottish fiddle orchestra featuring US National Scottish Fiddle Champion Colyn Fischer, & pianist Shauna Pickett-Gordon.

Celtic Music Night is a donation based series, and a s is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings include a bagpipe procession, concert of music by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open Celtic music jam session with the players afterward, and is open to ALL ages.
Starts at 7PM, and held in the Sanctuary of St Andrew Presbyterian Church of Aptos, 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA

Come be a part of it! Mark your calendars now! Spread the word! Grab your friends, family, neighbors, and instruments and Check it out at:
St Andrew Church: 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA — THIS Tuesday night , at 7pm! Hope to see you there!!

Celtic Music Night is a FREE event, run by donations of any amount at the door if possible to help it continue– just contribute what you can that makes sense for you, and your support is greatly appreciated in keeping folk tradition going. CDs and recordings of the artists are also available for purchase.

As is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings at Celtic Music Night include a bagpipe procession, concert of music by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open Celtic music jam session with the players afterward, so bring your instruments, questions, and good vibes– and ALL of this is ALL ages, and ALL for a nominal donation of any size at the door. So grab your friends, family, instruments, and head out to Aptos for a good time the way nature intended!

And, I am Pleased to inform you The Tour Schedule has been announced!, as the annual holiday tradition continues, the ever-popular Celtic Christmas show extravaganza “Winterdance” is on it’s way this December, with the return of Molly’s Revenge, Irish singer Christa Burch, and the Turco Irish Dancers!
With several Bay Area performances to choose from, in Felton, San Jose, Pacific Grove, and more! Tickets available now!
For full tour schedule and ticket info, visit: www.mollysrevenge.com

Join us for The Fall Series of Celtic Music Night!

Celtic Music Night website:
http://celticmusicnight.com/
Celtic Music Night Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/194642300895477/?fref=nf

Thanks to St. Andrew Church of Aptos; Check out their website:
www.aptospresbyterianchurch.org

As always, thank YOU so much for being a part of this wonderful community,

See you soon!
Cheers,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

Posted in Fall 2017 | Comments Off on Traditional Thanksgiving Pipe Tunes!

Fantastically Fancy Dance Tunes!

Greetings my dear friends of Celtic Music Night! I hope this email finds you warm and cozy as the fall weather sets in!

Well, sip down a big cup of spiced cider, grab your coat, and get ready to head on down to St Andrew Church this Tuesday, because a whole lot more great Celtic Music is coming your way to warm you through and through, as The Fall Series continues THIS TUESDAY NIGHT! And just like the days, once they pass, they are gone forever, so come on out and enjoy!

First, I wanted to say a quick thanks so much to everyone who came out last Tuesday for The Invasion of the Scots to herald in the start of the coming series !!!

You’s were a lovely crowd, and it was a treat to hear such wonderful world-class poetry and song-craft in one night! And the fun continues….

EVERY Tuesday through November: Your roaming piper has returned, to bring you a really fantastic Fall Series of Celtic Music Night at St Andrew for you to enjoy! Read on… Tell the neighbors, and come on down!

Celtic Music Night at St Andrew, returns to Aptos this month for the Fall Series! Featured guest concerts, with open Celtic music jams…

THIS  Tuesday, November  14th, 7PM — David Brewer, bagpipe and whistle teacher from CMS camps, and performer with the Celtic groups  The Fire, & Molly’s Revenge, presenting a solo concert of traditional and modern tunes on several types of bagpipes and tin-whistles . David will literally light his fingers on fire, in a figurative way, with fantastically fancy dance tunes!

Celtic Music Night Fall Series:

Next Up, Featuring:

Tuesday November 14th, 7PM — David Brewer, bagpipe and whistle teacher from CMS camps, and performer with The Fire, & Molly’s Revenge, presenting a solo concert.

Tuesday November 21st, 7PM — The Community School of Santa Cruz Teen Band — Celtic and World folk ensemble.

Tuesday November 28th, 7PM — The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers — Scottish fiddle orchestra featuring US National Scottish Fiddle Champion Colyn Fischer, & pianist Shauna Pickett-Gordon.

Celtic Music Night is a donation based series, and a s is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings  include a bagpipe procession, concert of  music  by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open  Celtic music  jam session with the players afterward, and is open to ALL ages.

Starts at 7PM, and held in the Sanctuary of St Andrew Presbyterian Church of Aptos, 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA

Celtic Music Night website:

http://celticmusicnight.com/
Celtic Music Night Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/194642300895477/?fref=nf 

Come be a part of it! Mark your calendars now! Spread the word! Grab your friends, family, neighbors, and instruments and Check it out at:

St Andrew Church: 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA — THIS Tuesday night , at 7pm! Hope to see you there!!

Celtic Music Night is a FREE event, run by donations of any amount at the door if possible to help it continue– just contribute what you can that makes sense for you, and your support is greatly appreciated in keeping folk tradition going. CDs and recordings of the artists are also available for purchase.

As is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings at Celtic Music Night  include a bagpipe procession, concert of music by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open Celtic music  jam session with the players afterward, so bring your instruments, questions, and good vibes– and ALL of this is ALL ages, and ALL for a nominal donation of any size at the door. So grab your friends, family, instruments, and head out to Aptos for a good time the way nature intended!

Join us for The Fall Series of Celtic Music Night!

Also coming up, Sunday November 19, Celebrate St Andrew Day, at St Andrew Church! 

Come celebrate with me and the wonderful folks of St Andrew, as we honor the life’s work of Scotland’s patron Saint, with a nod to Scottish heritage. 

10:15AM bagpipes in the courtyard, 10:30AM Church Service with Kirking o’ the Tartans, 12PM Refreshments and Celtic entertainment in fellowship hall. 
Thanks to  St. Andrew Church of Aptos; Check out their  website:

www.aptospresbyterianchurch.org

And, I am Pleased to inform you The Tour Schedule has been announced!, as the annual holiday tradition continues, the ever-popular Celtic Christmas show extravaganza “Winterdance” is on it’s way this December,  with the return of Molly’s Revenge, Irish singer Christa Burch, and the Turco Irish Dancers!

With several Bay Area performances to choose from, in Felton, San Jose, Pacific Grove, and more! Tickets available now!

For full tour schedule and ticket info, visit: www.mollysrevenge.com

As always, thank YOU so much for being a part of this wonderful community,

See you soon!

Cheers,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

Posted in Fall 2017 | Comments Off on Fantastically Fancy Dance Tunes!

The Scots Invasion!


Greetings my dear friends of Celtic Music Night!

Trick or Treat!! Oh well, while that was all last night for what was hopefully a great Halloween for you, come knocking at the door of St Andrew Church this coming Tuesday night, and you’ll be TREATED to a whole lot of great Celtic music and culture!!! And EVERY Tuesday through November — That’s right, folks,

Your roaming piper is back, with a really fantastic Fall Series of Celtic Music Night at St Andrew, just to treat you! Read on…

I sure hope you can come out to enjoy!!! Grab the friends and family and come on down, and Spread the word….That’s THIS COMING TUESDAY NIGHT !!

Celtic Music Night at St Andrew, returns to Aptos this month for the Fall Series! Featured guest concerts, with open Celtic music jams…

THIS  Tuesday, November 7th at 7pm — The Scots Invasion! 

Featuring: David Sibbald,  visiting all the way from Scotland– past president of the Burns Society, and master orator of the works of Robert Burns (Scotland’s national poet & author of Auld Lang Syne), with the music of native Scot, Peter Daldry, singer, song-writer, guitarist– a true Scottish  balladeer , accompanied by David Brewer of The Fire & Molly’s Revenge, on tin-whistles, bodhran frame-drum, and bagpipes.

Celtic Music Night Fall Series:

Featuring:

Tuesday November 7th, 7PM — Robert Burns scholar & master orator David Sibbald from Scotland, with the music of balladeer Peter Daldry of Glasgow, & David Brewer. 

Tuesday November 14th, 7PM — David Brewer, bagpipe and whistle teacher from CMS camps, and performer with The Fire, & Molly’s Revenge, presenting a solo concert.

Tuesday November 21st, 7PM — The Community School of Santa Cruz Teen Band — Celtic and World folk ensemble.

Tuesday November 28th, 7PM — The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers — Scottish fiddle orchestra featuring US National Scottish Fiddle Champion Colyn Fischer, & pianist Shauna Pickett-Gordon.

Celtic Music Night is a donation based series, and as is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings  include a bagpipe procession, concert of  music  by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open  Celtic music  jam session with the players afterward, and is open to ALL ages.

Starts at 7PM, and held in the Sanctuary of St Andrew Presbyterian Church of Aptos, 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA

Celtic Music Night website:

http://celticmusicnight.com/
Celtic Music Night Facebook page:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/194642300895477/?fref=nf 

Come be a part of it! Mark your calendars now! Spread the word! Grab your friends, family, neighbors, and instruments and Check it out at:

St Andrew Church: 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA — THIS Tuesday night , at 7pm! Hope to see you there!!

Celtic Music Night is a FREE event, run by donations of any amount at the door if possible to help it continue– just contribute what you can that makes sense for you, and your support is greatly appreciated in keeping folk tradition going. CDs and recordings of the artists are also available for purchase.

As is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings at Celtic Music Night  include a bagpipe procession, concert of music by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open Celtic music  jam session with the players afterward, so bring your instruments, questions, and good vibes– and ALL of this is ALL ages, and ALL for a nominal donation of any size at the door. So grab your friends, family, instruments, and head out to Aptos for a good time the way nature intended!

Join us for The Fall Series of Celtic Music Night!

Also coming up, Sunday November 19, Celebrate St Andrew Day, at St Andrew Church! 

Come celebrate with me and the wonderful folks of St Andrew, as we honor the life’s work of Scotland’s patron Saint, with a nod to Scottish heritage. 

10:15AM bagpipes in the courtyard, 10:30AM Church Service with Kirking o’ the Tartans, 12PM Refreshments and Celtic entertainment in fellowship hall. 
Thanks to St. Andrew Church of Aptos; Check out their website:

www.aptospresbyterianchurch.org

And, Stay tuned, as the annual holiday tradition, the ever-popular Celtic Christmas show extravaganza “Winterdance” is on it’s way this December,

with the return of Molly’s Revenge, Christa Burch, and the Turco Irish Dancers! For tour schedule and ticket info, visit: www.mollysrevenge.com

As always, thank YOU so much for being a part of this wonderful community,

See you soon for a great series!

Cheers,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

Posted in Fall 2017 | Comments Off on The Scots Invasion!

Bagpipes On Parade!

My dear friends of Celtic Music Night; I have missed you! But hopefully I will see you soon, as more Celtic Music Happenings are upon us!!!

It is May, and  the Spring Series  of  Celtic   Music   Night  at St Andrew, is under Way ,  TOMORROW NIGHT! (did you catch the clever rhyme there? That just ain’t Right! 😉

I sure hope you can come out to enjoy!!! Grab the friends and family and come on down, and Spread the word….That’s THIS TUESDAY (TOMORROW) NIGHT!!

This Spring Series will run for the next TWO Tuesdays, ending with the finale on May 16, with an epic guest band CD release party! Read on…

THIS  Tuesday, May 9th at 7pm — David Brewer, with bagpipes galore!  & open jam session…

AND THE FINALE, Tuesday May 16, at 7pm — “Charmas” Celtic band, releasing their brand new debut CD!

CD Release Party! Charmas gives a front to back performance of their brand new album “Songs of the Sea.” Featuring Aaron Clegg on lead vocals and Celtic flute,Elise MacGregor Ferrell on fiddle and Great Highland Bagpipes, Phil Johnston on guitar and lead vocals, and Stephen Vahle on djembe. Music includes singalong sea chanteys, Scottish boat songs, maritime folk songs from the East Coast and Canada, and instrumental water music.

audio samples: https://charmasband.com/purchase-cd/

or for a direct link to one audio sample: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzUMl___6uM

CD inside information  https://charmasband.com/songs-of-the-sea-liner-notes/

Songs of the Sea Liner Notes
charmasband.com
Contributing artists… Would you like to get notified by e-mail about future Charmas recording projects? Song Lyrics More lyrics might appear here soon…

Come be a part of it! Mark your calendars now! Spread the word! Grab your friends, family, neighbors, and instruments and Check it out at:

St Andrew Church: 9850 Monroe Ave. Aptos, CA — THIS Tuesday  night, (tomorrow night!) , at 7pm! Hope to see you there!!

Celtic Music Night is a FREE event, run by donations of any amount at the door if possible to help it continue– just contribute what you can that makes sense for you, and your support is greatly appreciated in keeping folk tradition going. CDs and recordings of the artists are also available for purchase.

As is tradition, each of these fun-filled evenings at Celtic Music Night include a bagpipe procession, concert of music by a featured special guest artist, Q&A with the group, complimentary refreshments, and an open Celtic music jam session with the players afterward, so bring your instruments, questions, and good vibes– and ALL of this is ALL ages, and ALL for a nominal donation of any size at the door. So grab your friends, family, instruments, and head out to Aptos for a good time the way nature intended!

Join us for The Spring Series of Celtic Music Night!

A huge thanks to our wonderful host venue for Celtic Music Night, St. Andrew Church of Aptos– if you haven’t yet, check out their nice new website:
www.aptospresbyterianchurch.org
And our very own Facebook Page for Celtic Music Night! : https://www.facebook.com/groups/194642300895477/?fref=nf

As always, thank YOU so much for being a part of this wonderful community,

All the best,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

Posted in Spring 2017 | Comments Off on Bagpipes On Parade!