My wife and an old high school friend of ours, Colin Blackledge, have put together a most remarkable double-event concert this Friday off the downtown square in Gainesville. Seven Nations and Emerald Rose will be performing in the small pizza bar venue that is the Monkey Barrel. For $15.00, you can get in to see… Continue reading A Night of Amazing Celtic Music!
The Luck o the Irish
St. Patrick’s Day is the celebration of Saint Patrick, an English (or perhaps Scottish) immigrant who cleansed the land of pesky pagans. The story, as it goes these days, was that he used a clover as a symbol for the Trinity, which apparently did well to win people over. The shamrock was was always a… Continue reading The Luck o the Irish
The North Georgia Celtic Festival
Today we ventured out to the North Georgia Celtic Festival to see the shows. Amy had some real work to do, photographing some of the performers, but Balthazar and I were there just to enjoy the day. This is the fourth annual celebration of Celtic arts, music, and culture hosted by Emerald Rose. We’re good… Continue reading The North Georgia Celtic Festival
Seven Nations & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
We went and saw Seven Nations with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra last night. That was a killer show! We didn’t get to see the whole thing; we left after intermission to go tend to our sick baby. I did pick up a CD though, and Amy got a t-shirt (“got music?”). If you have an… Continue reading Seven Nations & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra