Casements Bar, San Francisco

Sunday, February 26, 2023

I will be in the band in support of Ameila Hogan, for her 'Taking Flight' album release celebration!

Sunday, February 26 Doors 5:30PM, Concert 6:30

Casements Irish Bar, back patio, 2351 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94110

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About the performance of the album's celebrated acoustic musicians and release show for the project.

The long awaited studio album, Taking Flight, Produced by Hogan at Foxtail Sound in Dixon, CA, with celebrated traditional Celtic music heavyweights: Richard Mandel, Christa Burch, Rebecca Richman, Maureen Brennan, and Marla Fibish debuts in Northern California, only once. This live performance of the album's celebrated acoustic musicians offers a rare line-up, in one show with a selection from the new studio album featuring each of the performers.

Amelia Hogan is an impeccably authentic singer of Celtic music and in the Irish music tradition of Sean-Nós, or “old style” as well as accompanied and has toured internationally to global acclaim.

Hogan - is award-winning traditional singer, multimedia artist and lover of storytelling through song. Amelia sings with a timeless quality that comes through in honeyed tones on Irish, Scottish, British, and American vocals. With a passion for bringing the listener inside the song’s narrative, with depth, and timeless subtlety she's toured .

Richard Mandel- bouzouki, fingerstyle and rhythm guitar, an essential Celtic instrumentalist for some of the most celebrated projects, sessions, and groups of the West Coast and key member of the Jammy Dodgers and Three Mile Stone with Master Irish Mandolinist, and warm alto singer of Noctambule, Marla Fibish.

Maureen Brennan of Wake the Dead, Men of Worth, and is a Celtic Harpist of international delight, brings a steady, fluid resonance.

Renowned soprano vocalist and bodhran player, Christa Burch of the Syncopaths, also from Molly’s Revenge’s Winterdance tours brings clear, sweet and effortless harmony vocals and rhythm.

and celebrated Scottish, and American fiddler, and Concertina player Rebecca Richman, who’s previously toured Scotland, Ireland, and the US as guest instructor and accompanist, and brings a deep and expert knowledge of conversational instrumentation.

The concert promises to weave a compassionate and cathartic spell around the audience for a delightful and healing evening. The songs, harmonies interplay between these performers will take you through a journey acknowledging immense collective grief, loss, heartache, hope, and ultimately a joy-filled conclusion to the turmoil of the last three years.

** We respectfully request that attendees come vaccinated, masked, AND healthy. Negative home Covid-19 tests recommended. Please contact organizers if needed.

Seating opens, 5:30 PM, show begins, 6:00 PM PT, includes intermission.

Food available from the kitchen throughout.

Parking available at: California Parking immediately next door.

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