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Socks in the Frying Pan

29 February 2020
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Barre Opera House

One of Ireland’s preeminent young traditional groups, Socks in the Frying Pan, kicks off Vermont’s “Paddy’s Day season” when they take the Barre Opera House stage on Saturday, February 29 at 7:30.

Socks in the Frying Pan is a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and their onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around. They are one of the most sought after groups in Irish music today.

The trio is comprised of Aodán Coyne on guitar and vocals and the accomplished Hayes brothers, Shane Hayes on accordion and Fiachra Hayes on fiddle & banjo. Socks in the Frying Pan’s treatment of Irish traditional melodies and songs has earned them critical acclaim and accolades including ‘New Band of the Year’ by the Irish Music Association. The group has been embraced in the United States, and has been booked by every major Irish festival and praised for their modern traditional style and energetic approach to music. They have a clear love for live performance, which only compliments the traditional essence in their shows and makes for a truly unique form of entertainment.

Says Irish Music Magazine “Their Sound flows in magnetic, energetic waves, so does their banter on stage.” And the Irish World Academy of Song and Dance calls them “One of the most innovate young bands performing contemporary traditional and folk music on the scene today.”

Tickets for Socks in the Frying Pan are $27 – order online at www.barreoperahouse.org or call the Barre Opera House at 802-476-8188. The Opera House, located at 6 North Main Street in Barre, is handicapped accessible and equipped for the hearing impaired.