Sep 172010

GAELIC STORM Saturday, October 23, 2010 7:30pm Show, 6:30pm Doors. All Ages Show/GA Gothic Theatre, 3263 South Broadway, Englewood CO Tickets: $21.25 Advance $26.25 DOS Tickets and information at: Gothic Theatre or call Celtic Events at 303-777-0502. (Note: It will be a homecoming of sorts for fiddler Jessie Burns when Gaelic Storm returns to Colorado this November 1st. The Suffolk, England native and newest member of Gaelic Storm, has made Colorado her home for the past 10 years) Read more… GAELIC STORM is likely the most-seen Irish-influenced band in the world, given their performance as the steerage band in the film ‘Titanic.’ Having never gone down with the ship, the band sails the globe the majority of the year, performing at festivals and packed concert halls where they can connect and hang-out with their fans. As many tens of thousands of enthusiastic record buyers and festival-goers know, the quintet plays high-energy, foot-stomping, rock-tinged Celtic/World music. Not only does their instrumentation include fiddle, accordion and pipes, but also the bouzouki, mandolin and an array of drums including the Malian djembe, the Middle Eastern doumbek, the Brazilian surdo, and the Cuban caj”n, as well as the Irish bodhr”n. GAELIC STORM newest release ‘Cabbage’, is “a party on a platter” and marks the band’s highest charting album on the Billboard 200, and their second #1 on the Billboard World Music Chart! Their sophisticated storytelling was highlighted by Blurt whom enthused ‘Cabbage’ had “some of the wittiest writing the band has ever put to tape, like the opening track “Raised on Black and Tans” and the goofy, though still cleaver “Space Race.” Their cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s “Cecilia” is surprisingly original considering how many bands have had their way with that song.” GAELIC STROM will perform on the Sailing Southern Ground Cruise with Zac Brown Band this fall. They have previously toured alongside artists including Emmylou Harris, Lyle Lovett, and The Barenaked Ladies. Hear for yourself in Colorado October 23, and listen to Gaelic Storm’s USA Today playlist pick “Raised on Black & Tans” at http://www.myspace.com/gaelicstorm Gaelic Storm is: Patrick Murphy (Cork City, Ireland) Vocals, Accordion, Harmonica; Steve Twigger (Coventry, England), Vocals, Guitar, Bouzouki; Ryan Lacey on drums and world percussion; Jessie Burns on fiddle (Suffolk, England ” now living in Colorado) and Pete Purvis ( Merrickville, Ontari) Uillean pipes, tin whistle, daeger pipes and highland pipes (a Grade 1 piper who toured with award winning pipe band)s.

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