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28 April 2020 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm BCA Center
This concert is a part of Young Tradition Festival (April 27-May 3), and is one of 5 early evening acoustic concerts (no sound system) at the BCA Center in Burlington.
After each concert starting at 8pm there will a Festival Club at Half Lounge, across the street from BCA Center, featuring the 2020 Festival Host Band Spintuition.
Grosse Isle (Fiachra O’Regan, Sophie Lavoie, and André Marchand)
Sophie, Fiachra & André are a group of “musiciens sans frontières who refuse to let the Atlantic sunder their love of their own and one another’s Irish and Québecois musical traditions”.
Comprising of Irish uilleann piper Fiachra O’Regan, Québec fiddler/singer Sophie Lavoie, and guitarist André Marchand, the trio take traditional Irish and Québécois traditional music, blended with Lavoie’s “lithe and masterful” compositions. Their choice of songs will “captivate the most casual listener”
“It’s refreshing to hear a traditional band reference the present with such subtlety and finesse”
Quotes from Siobhán Long, of The Irish Times
Other festival events include school and hospital programs during the week, the annual contest finals (with guest sets by Spintuition and other TBA performers) (11am to 3pm) and the mentor/student showcase (6pm) on May 2nd at City Hall.
Tickets for the evening concerts will be available soon at through Seven Days Ticketing. Limited seating for all evening concerts-purchase your tickets early!
Admission to the contest finals, the mentor-student showcase are by suggested donation (no advance tickets). Questions or additional info about the festival from email@example.com