Salutations everyone! I hope you had a great weekend and your new week is off to a good start… But when in doubt, get ye more Celtic Music!
First of all, thanks so much to everyone who came to the Big Trees Scottish festival on Saturday– it was such a blast, and with such a good turn out I’d say it was a success! Put it on the calendar for next year… So nice to see so many folks out there; your support goes a long way… and it was absolutely great to catch up with a good many people out there! Cheers!
Now to the musical happening of the week, as promised, The Fall Series of Celtic Music Night at St Andrew comes to a crescendo This Tuesday night in Aptos– I sure hope you can come enjoy!!! Spread the word…. TOMORROW NIGHT!!
THIS Tuesday October 6th Finale!, at 7pm:
Michael Mullen (looping rock fiddler extraordinaire) — Celtic fiddle, guitar, and vocals, all simultaneously performed live via looping technology on stage!
Returning back here to St Andrew Church in Aptos for the Grande Finale of the Fall Series, Michael is one of our most intriguing musical guests, being a veteran performer, and exceptional multi-instrumentalist with a very cleaver and unique act, he will no doubt amaze and entertain the way only he can!
And yes, for good reason, he calls himself “The Trio of One”… You have to see it to believe it!
Yes folks, the moment you’ve been waiting for, the Winter Series has been announced! Here it is, so mark you calendars for these future Tuesday nights….
November 24 — David Brewer — a night of Celtic multi-instrumentalismness including (but not limited TWO) bagpipes and whistles…
December 1 — Erik Leiken — professional highland bagpiper featuring a program of traditional and modern piobaireachd (Scotland’s classical pipe music)..
December 8 — Charmas — local Irish music band with traditional songs and dance tunes a’plenty.. &, the grande finale…
December 15 — The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers — the return of a favorite; the bay areas epic Scottish fiddle orchestra!
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.
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!
Mark you calendars!
And a huge thanks to our wonderful host venue, St. Andrew Church of Aptos– if you haven’t yet, check out their nice new website:
As always, thank YOU so much for being a part of this wonderful community; we look forward to seeing you soon!