Wednesday, March 25, 2009

A Celtic Evening 2009

If yall are looking for an entertaining evening Thursday night, come out for this! Sarah is playing at about 7:30...

Hope everyone is having a wonderful St. Patrick's Day and all the great music and entertainment going on. Please try to come out next Thursday night March 26th at 7:00 PM and join us at the Birmingham International Center for this years "A Celtic Evening: Music and Dance from Scotland and Ireland"

A Celtic Evening is the annual fund raising event for the non-profit Alabama Celtic Association. The ACA promotes Celtic heritage, arts and education state-wide and provides grants and scholarship funding for Alabama artists for continuing study of the Scottish, Irish and Welsh arts. A Celtic Evening: Music and Dance from Scotland and Ireland on Thursday, March 26, 2009 will held at the Birmingham International Center, 1728 5th Avenue North in Birmingham Ticket are $15, fully tax deductible and available at:

Mithril will the featured as part of a full evening of Scottish and Irish performance including Irish dancers, ACA scholarship recipient and award winning piper Dallas Key, Naomi Milam (a local Gaelic singer), ACA scholarship recipient Russell Hopper on the fiddle and other Alabama Celtic artists.

Some more info about Mithrill....Mithril, the Gulf Coast's premier Celtic/World music band will make their very first appearance in Birmingham for one-show only, A Celtic Evening: Music and Dance from Scotland and Ireland on Thursday, March 26th.Since its formation in 2003, Mithril, a band of seasoned multi-instrumentalists, has played on concert stages around the country. Their high-energy Celtic Music programs have graced a wide range of venues, from pubs, intimate concert halls, churches, renaissance fairs, and festival stages, to large auditoriums with symphony orchestras around the US. This month they earned multiple standing ovations from more than 3,000 fans in two sold-out performances with the Mobile Symphony Orchestra at the Saenger Theater in Mobile. Tom Morley and his bandmates, Andra Bohnet, Ben Harper, and David Hughes, perform their all-instrumental shows on a wide variety of traditional instruments, including Irish flute, whistle, fife, Celtic harp, fiddle, bouzouki, tenor banjo, guitar, bodhran, djembe, and harmonium, playing with the precision of their classical training and the enthusiasm that springs from their love of traditional music.

Hope to see many of you there. If you cannot make it but would still like to support the scholarship fund, you can do so by sending your tax deductible donation to ACA at PO Box 724 Trussville AL 35173.
Mary Dougherty-Bergeron
President Alabama Celtic Association

Alabama Celtic AssociationPO Box 724Trussville, Alabama
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