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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island Featuring Ivy Leaf Traditional Band on March 30

 
 Ivy Leaf 

The Ivy Leaf, a traditional Irish music ensemble based in the Boston area, is performing in concert at the Irish Ceilidhe Club in Cranston, RI on Friday, March 30, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.

The concert, which is free and open to the public, celebrates the release of the band's first CD.  Band members include Lindsay Straw (bouzouki/guitar/vocals), Caroline O’Shea (flute/whistles/vocals), Daniel Accardi (fiddle/concertina) and Armand Aromin (fiddle/whistle).  For more info on the band click here.

The Irish Ceilidhe Club of Rhode Island was formed in 1956 by Irish immigrants who wanted to preserve and perpetuate Irish traditional music, dance and culture in the area.  Among the resident musicians and instructors at the Club are fiddle master Jimmy Devine and his daughter Hannah, singer Bridget Fitzgerald, flutist Andrea Cooper, and Ceili dance instructor Annie Hennessey. You can follow the Club on Facebook.

Find year round details on Irish music and culture by visiting IrishMassachusetts.com.



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