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John Whelan Trio & Nightingale in Concert

NightingaleThis Saturday night concert is a kick-off event for the Fall Equinox Folk Music, Dance and Storytelling Festival happening in Northridge on September 12th, 2010.

For more information, check the Festival page: www.ctmsfolkmusic.org/equinox

About the bands…

NIGHTINGALE: Nightingale was formed in 1993 by Jeremiah McLane (accordion, piano), Keith Murphy (voice, guitar, mandolin, piano, foot percussion), and Becky Tracy (fiddle). The nightingale bird is a poetic figure that appears in traditional songs from many places including parts of Northern Europe, Canada and the United States. So the nightingale was an appropriate emblem for a band commited to drawing inspiration from a wide musical territory that includes Ireland, France, Scandinavia, Newfoundland and Quebec.

John Whelan Trio: In late 1997 John formed the JFall Equinox Folk Music, Dance and Storytelling FestivalOHN WHELAN
BAND. In 1998, the band enjoyed a milestone year, thrilling audiences at such major American music events as the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Washington Irish Folk Festival, as well as throughout Europe on a junket sponsored by Virgin Records, Naradas parent label. This evenings program will feature John Whelan and 2 of his band members performing Irish tunes.

The concert will be held at the FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH of SANTA MONICA (1220 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401)

Doors open at 7:30pm, music starts at 8pm.

For more information, visit us online at www.ctmsfolkmusic.org/ or call the office at 818-817-7756.

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