Seán Gavin and Colm Gannon in concert, Presented by FSGW and the Traditional Music Series at the Lyceum.
Doors open 6:30, 7:00 Show at The Lyceum, Alexandria, VA.
Advanced tickets: Adults $25 / at the door $30
For Advance ticketing, go to: https://ticketstripe.com/gavin-gannon
ABOUT THE ARTISTS:
Seán Gavin, is one of the most highly regarded Irish musicians of his generation. Master uilleann piper and flute player, he is the first and only musician born outside Ireland to win the prestigious Seán Ó Riada Gold Medal. He has toured regularly with Téada, as well as solo and other projects. Seán was Musical Director for the PBS program “I Am Ireland”, and for the long running Atlantic Steps. He has lectured on traditional music at the University of Chicago, St. Andrew’s in Scotland, and many other locations. He is now back in his native Detroit where he continues to play, teach, and promote traditional Irish music. More about Seán
Accordion wizard Colm Gannon’s playing is as vibrant and beautiful as the Connemara hills. Born in Boston of Connemara parents, he learned his music from his father and brother Sean. As a youth he played regularly with Seamus Connolly, Tina Lech and Jesse Smith. Colm won the All Ireland on the button accordion in 1994, has toured widely with Riverdance, Dervish, and DeDannan.
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