Salutations dear friends of Celtic Music!
As December barrels on toward Christmas, we have reached the December finale for Celtic Music Night before I am out on the road again, and what a finale it is going to be! Tomorrow night at St Andrew is going to be teeming with music, as we have two featured guest groups coming to perform, for a total of seven musicians! We must out-number them!!!
Celtic Music Night at St Andrew is ON for tomorrow night folks, so come enjoy some good Celtic music and time together… grab yer neighbors, & kids, friends, & instruments–come on down!
This Tuesday, December 10th, 7pm, Celtic Music Night Finale with:
The Crooked Road Ceili Band at tomorrow nights Celtic Music Night @St Andrew with good friends David Chadwick on fiddle, banjo, and guitar, Julie Horner on hammer dulcimer, and Ken Bewick on a different guitar! These lovely players often host the Irish music sessions at O’Flaherty’s & the Poet&Patriot pubs!
There will even be an opening set by the Balke family band! ..with fiddles, whistles, drums, & strums unfurling!
Come on, bring yer neighbors! St Andrew Church: 9850 Monroe Ave, Aptos, CA — going to be a brilliant night! (all ages. free refreshments. free, but donations accepted.) Open Celtic music jam session after the concert too! Could this night get any better? Only if YOU are there… I sure hope to see ya there!
That’s right– tomorrow night is the last Celtic Music Night until January 7th… more about that in a second…
but I must say: My most sincere apologies to my good friends, featured guests of last week: Mark Boronkay & Michael McNelly! They are in fact called: The Gallowglasses! (NOT The Galway Glasses, as I mistakenly typed with auto-correct).
They did a really fantastic evening of Celtic songs… Cheers lads! We’ll definitely have the whole band back in the future.
For more about the group you can visit: http://thegallowglasses.com/?page_id=96
Also coming up is the popular tour of “Winter Dance”, with Molly’s Revenge, Christa Burch, and the Turco Irish Dancers,
including several bay area shows: Don Quixote’s in Felton, this Thursday December 12th, 7:30pm!
Also touring to these wonderful locations: United Methodist Church in Pacific Grove on December 13th, & Trinity Cathedral in San Jose on December 19th… more information at www.mollysrevenge.com
Be sure to get your tickets early, as these shows do have a way of selling out!
And finally, coming in January will be tour of the western states & coming to Santa Cruz,
Scottish music duo, Rebecca Lomnicky & David Brewer!
The tour will include a stop at Celtic Music Night in Aptos to kick off the New Year, on Tuesday January 7th, 7pm… mark your calendars now! This will be an epic night, much like when the now Internationally known fiddle champion kicked of the first official Celtic Music Night all those years ago… Come relive the magic of that night!
There are many other concerts on the bill for the 15 concert New Year Tour, and details are now up… please check in to
www.davidbrewermusic.com Or www.rebeccalomnicky.com NOW for all of the details!
I am so looking forward to catching up with you all soon; thanks for being a part of the flourishing Celtic music scene here in the bay area–you make it happen!
And remember what they say in the old country this time of year: “if the road really does rise to meet you, you’ve had too much eggnog”
All the best,