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Brock McGuire Band Gives Traditional Irish Concert at UST
2/8/2011

Photo: Brock McGuire BandThe William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies at the University of St. Thomas will host a concert of traditional music from the West of Ireland by the Brock McGuire Band at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 2, on the University of St. Thomas campus, Cullen Hall, 4001 Mt. Vernon.

The Brock McGuire Band is an award-winning Irish traditional band from County Clare, Ireland. Master musicians Paul Brock, Enda Scahill, Manus McGuire and Denis Carey evoke the atmosphere and artistry of the Irish dance hall era in dazzling fashion with their Irish traditional music from the West of Ireland featuring the melodeon, tenor banjo, fiddle and acoustic piano.
Passion and precision, authenticity and diversity − these are the hallmarks of the Brock McGuire Band in concert. The musicians are steeped in tradition and perform their music with abiding respect and creativity. The band’s repertoire runs wide and deep; their tight, tenacious blend of instruments emphasizes mostly Irish music, but also sprinkles in impressive arrangements of American Old Timey, French-Canadian and other Celtic traditions.

The event is open to the public. Adult admission is $10 at the door; children and students are free. For advance tickets, contact Lori Gallagher by email or telephone and mail a check payable to the University of St. Thomas to Lori Gallagher at the University of St. Thomas, Center for Irish Studies, 3800 Montrose Blvd., Houston, TX 77006 by Monday, February 28, 2011.

For more information, contact Lori Gallagher at 713-525-3592 or irishstudies@stthom.edu.

The William J. Flynn Center for Irish Studies Cultural Outreach Program is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.





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