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Monday, August 8, 2011

Gaelic Roots Program at Boston College Announces its Fall Schedule of Music Performances


Joe Derrane

The Gaelic Roots program at Boston College, led by Irish fiddle master Seamus Connolly, has announced its fall schedule of traditional music concerts and lectures from September through December 2011.

The series features the world's best traditional musicians as well as noted writers and experts on Irish traditional music. 

Connolly is the Sullivan Arist-in-Residence at Boston College.  The series of concerts is sponsored by the Center for Irish Programs at Boston College.


September 22
The Genius and Growing Impact of Joe Derrane
Gasson Hall, Irish Room, Boston College
400 Hammond Street, Chestnut Hill
7:00 - 9:00 p.m. | Free | 617 552-6396 | 
Presentation by Earle Hitchner and John McGann, with accordionist Joe Derrane.

October 20
Concert by Monsignor Charlie Coen
2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Free | 617 552-6396 |
Irish Concertina and Flute.

November 15
Concert by Gráinne Murphy and Kathleen Boyle
2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Free | 617 552-6396 | 
Irish Fiddle, Piano, and Accordion.

December 8
Concert by Irish harpist and singer Áine Minogue
2101 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton Campus
6:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Free | 617 552-6396 |
Music of the Winter Solstice and Christmas.

For a full list of Irish music, dance, cultural activities and community events in greater Boston, visit IrishBoston.org

For tourist information, visit MassVacation.com or BostonUSA.com.