MARK TIPTON’S HOLIDAY BIZARRE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2012 | 10pm

IT’S JAZZY HOLIDAY MUSIC…with a twist!  Always festive and fun…don’t miss it!  $10 SUGGESTED DONATION

GEOFF ZIMMERMAN’S CD LAUNCH PARTY: Electropathy | Thursday, JANUARY 3, 2013 | 7pm

Geoff Zimmerman is back in town! Get your ticket here: http://geoffzimmerman.bandcamp.com/album/electropathy

There will be a 2 purchase minimun per guest to support the venue.

This is a “will call” ticket, which means you will not be mailed anything. Your name is simply included on the guest list upon purchase. If you are buying a ticket as a gift for someone else, please specify each attendee’s name by clicking the link that says “include a message to Geoff Zimmerman” during your purchase. If, at any point before the day of the show, you wish to substitute one attendee for another, please do so clearly via email. No refunds will be given, but if you find that you can’t go to the show for some reason you can always send someone else in your place.

Pre-order includes immediate download of 1 track in your choice of MP3 320, FLAC, or other formats. A link to the complete album will be emailed to you the moment it’s released.

BIG NAMES, SMALL ROOM SERIES: COLM GANNON AND JOHN BLAKE (ACCORDION AND GUITAR) | WEDNEsday, JANUARY 9, 2013 | 7:30pm

THIS IS A TICKETED SHOW…SEE INFO BELOW.

Colm Gannon was born, in Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts of Connemara parents, his father John, from Droim and his mother Gerry from Tuirin. He learned to play his music from his father and his brother Sean. Colm won the all Ireland in 1994 on the button accordion and then moved to Ennis, Co. Clare with fiddler Jesse Smith where he got to live and play with all the great musicians there. After a couple of years there, Colm was asked to join “Riverdance the show” which he toured with for four years. Colm has toured the states with world-renowned Sligo based band “Dervish”. Colm also performed with Dolly Parton, in “Dollywood” with the show Ragus. Colm is now living back in his father’s home place, Droim, and is currently playing all over the country and the US promoting his new album with Jesse Smith and John Blake; “The Ewe with The Crooked Horn” after the great success of his solo album “Return to Droim”, which featured guest artists such as; John Carty on banjo, Jesse Smith on fiddle and John Blake on Piano, Guitar and Bouzouki.Since then Colm has released a duet album, with his father John Gannon titled “Trasna Na dTonnta”, traditional music and songs from Connemara. On this recording Colm’s aunt, Maureen Creighan is featured singing two beautiful songs in gaelic. Sadly, Maureen is no longer with us but her singing is safe from extinction on this recording. The duet is accompanied by John Blake from London, on guitar and piano. Colm has also appeared as a guest musician on many albums and worked with artists like: Singer, John Beag O’Flaharta, Mick Conneely, Seomsamh O’Neactain and Martin Meehan as well as many others. Colm appeared in the the critically acclaimed movie, “The Guard”, starring award winning actor Brendan Gleeson and recorded the soundtrack with Gay McKeon, CEO of Na Píobairí Uilleann, Johnny McDonagh of DeDannan and Mary Corcoran. Colm has just finished a masters degree in Traditional Music Performance at the University of Limerick and has just released a new album titled “The Rights of Man” accompanied by Alec Finn on bouzouki, Johnny “Ringo” McDonagh on bodhran, John Blake on piano and guitar and his wife Kelly Gannon on concertina.

http://colmgannon.com/

Show @ BLUE : 7:30pm  Doors will open at 6pm for dinner.

$20 seated tickets & $10 standing room

Email: tom@boghat.com to order tickets for this show. Specify seated or standing. TOM will reply with a confirmation and payment info. Payment must be made prior to the show to guarantee your spot.

 

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