Celtic band to perform
November 30, 2005
The Barkley Theater in Fallon will host a very special Irish Christmas in America celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3, with the critically acclaimed Celtic band, Téada.
There will be two shows, a matinee at 3 p.m. and an evening performance at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $17 for Churchill Arts Council members, $20 for nonmembers and $5 for a child or student accompanied by an adult.
They are available by calling the CAC at (775) 423-1440.
The Celtic quintet, Téada, has been hailed as the young lions of Irish music, one of the most exciting groups to emerge in recent years.
They also received the prestigious Best Traditional Newcomers award in Irish Music Magazine.
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The band offered a new take on tradition that sounds a chord that is raucous one minute and sensitive and serene the next. Special guests performing with the band will include vocalist Cathie Ryan, harpist Gráine Hambly, uilleann pipe player Tommy Martin, and step dancers from the Blanchette School of Irish Dance.
CAC programs and activities are sponsored, in part, by National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Arts Council, Nevada Commission on Tourism, Fallon Convention & Tourism Authority and Western Nevada Title.