Hello music loving friends,
I hope you all had a wonderful & bountiful Thanksgiving weekend with family & friends, and fared well in any shopping skirmishes you may have encountered in the days following, but whatever the outcome, tomorrow night at St Andrew is going to be brilliant, as we have two featured guests coming to perform!
Celtic Music Night at St Andrew is ON for tomorrow night folks, and for that am Thankful! How about you?
Another chance to enjoy some good Celtic music and time together… grab yer neighbors, & kids, friends–come on down!
Tomorrow night: Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013, 7pm
featured guest artists: The Gallowglasses: Mark Boronkay & Michael McNelly!
All the way from the emerald Silicon Valley, half of the group The Gallowglasses will be performing their first appearance at Music Night, a range of traditional Celtic songs and tunes, with ex-Molly’s Revenge guitarist Mark Boronkay on guitar, mandolin, and vocals, and Michael McNelly on bazouki, bodhran, and vocals… these lads are just back from an exploratory trip to Ireland submerged in the musical pub sessions around the country side…. and will have traditional tunes fresh off the plane! They’ll be joined by guest David Brewer (that’s me!) on pipes, pennywhistles, & bodhran.
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, December 12th,
Or you can catch the opening show of the tour at the wonderfully newly remodeled Angelica’s in Redwood City, this Thursday night! December 5th, 8pm. For tickets, visit: www.angelicasllc.com/ Get them quick, as they’re going fast!
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!
As mentioned, Celtic Music Night will be running the next two Tuesday Nights in December, 7pm at St Andrew Presbyterian Church at 9850 Monroe Ave, Aptos, CA, and will highlight featured guest performers, and as always will be free/donations, with free refreshments, and an open music jam session afterward… tell your neighbors and bring the family– open to all!
December 3rd, 7pm, and December 10th, 7pm.
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!
All the best,