Irish fiddle master Kevin Burke performs at Blackstone River Theatre in Cumberland, RI at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Tickets to the show are $18 in advanced or $20 at the door. Call 401-725-9272 for reservations.
A member of the famous Bothy Band in the 1970s, Burke was a founding member of two seminal traditional bands, Open House and Patrick Street in the 1980s. Then in the 1990s Burke was a member of the legendary Celtic Fiddle Festival, performing around the world.
Burke also enjoys a distinguished solo career as a fiddler, and has received numerous awards, including Ireland’s Traditional Musician of the Year, 2016, and a National Heritage Fellowship, the USA's highest honor for excellence in the folk and traditional arts.
Read more about Kevin Burke here.
Here is a schedule of upcoming concerts at Blackstone River Theatre, considered one of the finest traditional music venues in New England.
Find year-round details on Irish cultural events at IrishMassachusetts.com.