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

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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

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Bagpipes, Ah Sweet Sound of Spring!

Greetings, and happy spring to you all, my dear friends of Celtic Music Night; Your roaming piper is back in town for a wee bit….with much to share with you!

It is May, and in honor of May Day, we’ll be kicking off the Spring Series of  Celtic   Music   Night  at St Andrew, TOMORROW NIGHT!

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!!

There has been so much happening; I can’t wait to catch you up on all of the exciting things in the works of the Celtic music scene…

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

THIS Tuesday,  May 2nd, at 7pm —  David Brewer, with bagpipes galore! & open jam session…

And Next 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!

For a sneak preview, visit: https://charmasband.com/

Charmas – Click To Festival Band

charmasband.com

Special thanks to these venues for hosting Charmas’ live shows… Angelicas Supper Club (Redwood City), Back Nine Bar & Grill (Pasatiempo), Bayview Motel (Aptos …


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; I look forward to catching up with you soon!
All the best,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

 

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What Are Celtoid Kids? Come And Find Out!

Greetings my dear friends of Celtic Music Night! I hope you had a wonderful and jolly St. Patrick’s Day!!

Thank you so much to everyone who came out last week in support of Celtic Music Night, and to all who came to Don Quixote’s for the big Molly’s Revenge St. Patrick’s Day bash– It was so fun, and great to see you all!

The grand finale to The Road to St. Patrick’s Series of Celtic Music Night at St Andrew is ON for This Tuesday night in Aptos–(That’s Tonight!)
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  NIGHT!!

The Road to St. Patrick’s Series finale:

THIS Tuesday,  March 21, at 7pm –Featuring:

John Weed’s Celtoid Kids Celtic fiddle ensemble! –fiddler from Molly’s Revenge, John Weed, with his stellar class of up-coming fiddle students and protege’s, will perform Irish, Celtic, French Canadian, and old-time American fiddle music. A grand flock of fiddlers indeed!

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, (tonight!) , 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!

More coming soon… The Spring Series of Celtic Music Night will return this April, with many featured guests… Stay tuned!

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; I look forward to seeing you!
All the best,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

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St. Patrick’s Prelude!

Greetings friends of Celtic Music Night at St. Andrew and fellow fans of Celtic music at large;  — I hope you are all well and have been enjoying the sun after all of the recent storms– Happy March to you!

You’re roaming piper has returned, amid many exciting musical projects and collaborations, and I’m thrilled to announce another dose of Celtic Music Nights, starting up this Tuesday at St. Andrew Church in Aptos, as well as Molly’s Revenge’s big St. Patrick’s concert with dancers!

The Road to St. Patrick’s Series of Celtic Music Night at St Andrew is ON for This Tuesday night in Aptos– I sure hope you can come out to enjoy!!! Grab the friends and family and come on down, and Spread the word…. It’s THIS TUESDAY NIGHT!! I’ve missed you all, & I’m excited to catch up with you!


The Road to St. Patrick’s Series, Celtic Music Night Dates:

THIS Tuesday, March 14th , at 7pm (Tomorrow night )– Featuring:
David Brewer!  –bagpiper/multi instrumentalist from Molly’s Revenge, & The Fire, will be performing a unique concert of the music of Ireland on tin-whistles, and bagpipes, in honor of St. Patrick’s day.

NEXT Tuesday, March 21, at 7pm –Featuring: 

John Weed’s Celtoid Kids Celtic fiddle ensemble! –fiddler from Molly’s Revenge, John Weed, with his stellar class of up-coming fiddle students and protege’s, will perform Irish, Celtic, French Canadian, and old-time American fiddle music. A grand flock of fiddlers indeed! 

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!

More coming soon… The Spring Series of Celtic Music Night will return this April, with many featured guests… Stay tuned!

And don’t forget, if you need a good dose of Celtic Music on St. Patrick’s Day, you’re invited to the big event:

Friday, March 17th, 7:30PM
Molly’s Revenge , Lively Celtic music with bagpipes, tin-whistle, fiddle, and guitar…

with the Turco Irish Dancers, St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Concert,

at Don Quixote’s International Music Hall in Felton: 6275 Hwy 9. Felton, CA
You can reserve tickets by visting:  http://www.donquixotesmusic.info/form_file.php  or calling:
See you there! Curious to learn more about the show, and see some video clips? Check it out:  www.mollysrevenge.com

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; I look forward to seeing you!
All the best,
David Brewer
www.firescottishband.com

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