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Now in its second decade of concerts around New EnglandA Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan is returning to stages in Boston, Worcester, New Bedford, and Rockport, MA.



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2014 Performance Dates and Venue Information

Cutler Majestic Theatre at Emerson College, Boston
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 at 8pm
Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 at 3pm and 8pm
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at 1pm and 5pm
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 at 8pm 
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 at 3pm and 8pm
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 at 1pm and 5pm

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Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport, MA SOLD OUT
Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 at 4:30pm and 8pm


Hanover Theatre, Worcester, MA
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at 7:30pm
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The Zeiterion Theatre, New Bedford, MA
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at 7:30pm
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About the Show

Music
Music Director Seamus Egan and his groundbreaking group Solas will be back with us. The virtuosity of Winifred Horan on fiddle, Johnny Connolly on accordion, and Eamon McElholm on guitar and keyboard will be supplemented by the returning stalwart Chico Huff on bass. We are delighted to announce that one of the founding members of the legendary Bothy Band, Kevin Burke, will join us on fiddle. And in our surprise move to explore the deep kinship between Irish and Appalachian music, the much-praised Foghorn Stringband also will be on stage.

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We’re excited to introduce the vocal duo Lumiere, from Co. Kerry in Ireland. Featuring Pauline Scanlon and Eilis Kennedy, Lumiere has been turning heads for the past five years. The group’s superb harmonies, exquisite traditional material, and a lovely, warm and very Irish stage presence makes it an ideal match for A Christmas Celtic Sojourn.



Dancing
As with the songs and tunes, dance styles have also emerged and diversified in Ireland, Scotland and the New World here in the US. These styles will be explored in spectacular fashion this year. And what would A Christmas Celtic Sojourn be, of course, without the young dancers from Liam’s Academy of Irish Dance in Walpole? They have truly become part of the tradition.


And then the surprises…there are always surprises at Christmas!

Artistically directed by Paula Plum for the 12th straight year, these concerts promise to be one of the most exciting editions of A Christmas Celtic Sojourn yet.


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