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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Christmas Celtic Sojourn in Boston This Weekend!

A Christmas Celtic Sojourn finishes its successful two week tour around New England with four performances at Boston's Cutler Majestic Theater this weekend, December 17-18, 2011.

Tickets range from 25-$75 and can be purchased online.

Hosted by WGBH radio personality Brian O'Donovan, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn is a look back at traditional Christmas celebrations in rural Ireland, with a full evening of high caliber  music, songs, dancing, poetry and storytelling.

This year's cast features Len Graham, legendary folk singer from Derry, Northern Ireland; Canadian singer Ruth Moody, fiddler Hanneke Casel and her group Halali, uileann piper Kieran O'Hare, the Harney Academy of Dancers and musical director Seamus Egan.

Read the Irish Echo story about this concert and other musical events in New England in December.

For year round information on the Irish community in Massachusetts and the New England states, visit