december 2019

18dec7:30 pm9:30 pmIrish Christmas In America at the California Center for the Arts7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Get in the Christmas spirit with lively top Irish talent!

Celebrating its 15th year, the hugely popular holiday show, “Irish Christmas in America” brings a fascinating performance of music, song, dance and stories of seasonal Irish traditions. Produced by Sligo fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, the Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy. The 2018 tour features special guest singer Niamh Farrell, a Sligo vocalist who has toured with UK singer/songwriting star David Gray. Niamh teams up with legendary West Kerry singer Séamus Begley, famous for his charming wit and stunning voice.

This family-friendly performance includes lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish old-style dancing from Samantha Harvey. In addition, evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions of Ireland. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland, bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season of 2019.

Get into the Holiday Spirit and come join us on Wednesday December 18th, 2019 at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.