Fri., Feb. 23, 2018 – Music Around Town

logo_w_text4th ANNUAL IRISH MUSIC FESTIVAL

Professional Musicians Playing Traditional Irish Instruments
& Traditional Irish Music

FRIDAY FEBRUARY 23, 2018

BY POPULAR REQUEST

MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE TOWN OF TIBURON

The best Irish musicians from Northern California will be playing from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM throughout downtown Tiburon. People will be encouraged to go place to place around town to experience different forms of Irish music. There is no charge for Friday night music Around the Town, but we hope you will patronize the venues by buying  beer, wine and food.

THE VENUES

Caffe Acri
Acordion, fiddle, flute

Servino’s Bar
Traditional Irish Bar Music

Sam’s Anchor Cafe
Fiddle, Guitar, Harmonica, Irish Tunes

Tiburon Wine Shop
Spectacular Guitar and Fiddle

Schoenberg Guitar Shop
 Beautiful Irish Harp & Guitar

Salt & Pepper Restaurant
Harp Music Accompanying Dinner

DO NOT LET WEATHER DETER YOU.
IF IT IS RAINING, PRETEND YOU ARE IN IRELAND
FOR SATURDAY NIGHT & SUNDAY MATINEE CONCERT SHOWS
GO TO HOME PAGE, 2018 FESTIVAL INFORMATION AND CLICK THE
SATURDAY, FEB 24th and/or the Sunday Feb 25th TAB
FOR DETAILS AND TICKET PURCHASE

FRIDAY NIGHT MUSICIANS

PATRICE HAAN
is a harper, singer, songwriter, composer and wordsmith, devoted to the healing presence of listening. Patrice has an ear for melody, a heart for feelings and a gift for lyrics which she combines into beautiful music, whether singing and playing her own songs or interpreting others’ creations. As well as playing therapeutic music with Healing Muses, a non-profit that provides music for healing in local hospitals, Patrice is increasingly being recognized for her songwriting and poetry. Her tunes are often described as “beautiful, gorgeous, poetic and evocative, healing our souls and our heartache with the palpable love and the poetry of the music.”Besides her intuitive and poetic harp compositions, Patrice is best known for her sultry and seductive vocal performances with Tony Marcus in the Oakland-based jazz ensemble Leftover Dreams. For more information about her four albums of music, visit www.PatriceHaan.com
JACK GUILDER
has an extensive eclectic musical background that includes classical, baroque, Medieval & Renaissance, Latin Jazz, Middle Eastern, Andean and finally — Irish. It wasn’t until 1975 that he stumbled onto the Irish music, but it was definitely a turning point. He was able to concentrate on the Irish music when he moved to San Francisco in 1985 where he met and studied with a few great musicians from Ireland. Jack organized concertina workshops for Noel Hill and began taking lessons from him about every 6 months when Noel came to “The Plough.” Jack also had acquired a wooden concert flute and organized workshops for touring players that came through the city, (the late great Frankie Kennedy among them.) As a fixture at the Plough and Stars for so many years, he has made friends from around Ireland and taken numerous trips there to visit and play tunes with them in sessions.
BURKE TEISCHMAN
is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, performing musician, composer, recording engineer, and audio producer. He has been playing and performing music at concerts, clubs, and recording sessions in the Bay Area for many years as a solo artist and in several bands. His Production Company, Open Door Productions, provides sound design and audio production services for live performances, recording artists, video games, film, commercial releases, and other interactive media. Recent performances include The Great American Music Hall, The United Irish Cultural Center, Studio 55 in San Rafael, The Ivy Room, Cafe Du Norde and others. Visit www.opendoorprod.com for more information.
Burke Trieschmann- Audio Producer
Open Door Productions www.opendoorprod.com
DARCY NOONON
started her violin career at age 7 in Berkeley, California. She studied classical music which was supplemented with weekly Irish dance classes. Years later she combined the two and began playing Irish fiddle. Darcy was lucky enough to have supportive parents with an extensive Irish music library and had many great artists to influence her including Frankie Gavin, Liz Carroll, Tommy Peoples and John Carty among many others. After high school she traveled around Ireland and found a second home in Galway City where she honed her music style and got to meet and play with many of her childhood idols.She now spends most of her time in the San Francisco Bay Area, performing, teaching violin and experimenting with new styles of music.
DAVID J. WINTER
has appeared on stages throughout the western United States, including five world premiere productions in Los Angeles and in San Francisco. At the Berkeley City Club in 2002 he was seen as King Magnus in W.I.T.?s production of Shaw’s The Apple Cart . On San Francisco Bay, aboard the windjammer C.A. Thayer, he played the lead role of Driscoll in the repeatedly extended run of Eugene O’Neill’s Four Plays of the Sea which won the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award. With his colleagues, ?Six White Writers Sitting Around with Their Clothes On he played seven different roles in their original show Buncha Buncha Grapes, which won the top prize Best of the Festival in the 1995 San Francisco Fringe Festival. As a director his credits include Master Harold and the Boys, The Dresser, and That Championship Season, among others. He has been a Highland Piper for over fifty years, but, having been told that the Uilleann Pipes require a lifetime to master, he waited to take them up until the age of sixty, in order to save time.
LUCIA COMNES
is an American singer, songwriter, fiddler and guitarist with a ‘singular voice’ (SF Chronicle) whose roots music crosses genres of Americana, Folk, Irish, Bluegrass & Rock. She writes powerful melodies with forceful, earthy lyrics that reflect her connection to the elements.Her ability to seamlessly blend different styles results in music that draws from the past but is refreshingly contemporary. Lucia’s fiddling is a powerful and emotional expression of her musical vision – a vision that demonstrates that she isn’t afraid to take chances. Her voice, crystal clear but with a hint of mystery, was described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “singular… embedded with soul and spirit.

JOHN CAUFIELD
A musicians fiddle player. John has traveled the world playing and teaching fiddle for 5 decades. Many of his students have gone on to international careers in Irish music. He lives in Fairfax and is at the heart of Irish music in the Bay area.

KEITH DUBINSKY – Keith Dubinsky (tenor banjo) is a Bay Area architect and a regular at several local Irish traditional music sessions. Starting out as a mandolin student of Marla Fibish’s over a decade ago, he has recently embraced the tenor banjo and continued to deepen his knowledge of the tradition. He is grateful for the amazing Irish music community here in the Bay Area and for the many friends from Ireland he has made playing the music.

RORY MCNAMARA – Since the 1970’s, Rory has been performing his own personal blend of Irish and American music and song. From the night spots of Berlin and Hamburg, the folks and music clubs of the British Isles to the festivals and night clubs of the San Francisico Bay Area, audiences have returned time and time again to hear his heartfelt singing from a well chosen repertoire of songs.

Born near London of English and Irish parents, it could be said that Rory’s musical career began at the age of ten when he played second ukulele in the Hottentots, a school skiffle band. “Hotter than hottest Africa” was their motto?www.rorymcnamara.com

KYLE ALDEN

 

 

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