Eugene A Go-Go

Irish Cultural Festival Concert

Come enjoy an evening of traditional Irish music by Mick Moloney, Michelle Mulcahy, And Dana Lyn.
Opening for them will be The Nettles.

This concert will kick off the Eugene Irish Cultural Festival. See separate listing for
the rest of the festival here:

Mick Moloney was born and raised in Limerick, Ireland. He is a traditional Irish musician and scholar. Mick moved to the United States in 1973. In 1992, Mick received a Ph.D. in Folklore and Folklife from the University of Pennsylvania. For his work in public folklore, he received a National Heritage Fellowship from the NEA, the highest honor a traditional artist can receive from the United States. In 1999, he was named "best tenor-banjo player" by Frets magazine. He has taught ethnomusicology, folklore and Irish studies courses at the University of Pennsylvania, Georgetown, and Villanova Universities, and currently teaches at New York University in the Irish Studies program. Mick is a very well known, respected and appreciated traditional Irish musician.

Michelle Mulcahy grew up in Abbeyfeale, County Limerick, Ireland. Michelle starting playing tin whistle at the age of 5 and currently plays the harp, accordion, concertina and fiddle and she mastered them all to All-Ireland champion standard. She also has a strong affinity for the sean-nos, or old style, of singing. The two airs on her CD Suaimhneas, Amhrán Mhaínse and An Bhuatais, the latter of which made the long-list for the BBC Folk Awards Best Traditional Track category this year, are played with the depth of someone who knows the story behind, as well as the lyrics to, the original songs. She is earning her PhD in arts practice at the University of Limerick.

Dana Lyn is an esteemed traditional Irish fiddler and was featured on The Raw Bar and Geanntrai, two documentaries on traditional Irish music that aired on national television in Ireland. Dana has performed on Saturday Night Live and the Conan O'Brien Show. Dana has also performed several times with Mick Moloney.

The concert will be at Beall Hall at the University of Oregon from 8:00 to 10:30 pm, Friday, March 7th, 2014. Mick, Michelle, and Dana will play from 8:30 to 10:15 with a 15 minute break between 9:15 and 9:30 pm. The opening performance will be The Nettles, who play from 8 - 8:25 pm.

The Nettles are a Celtic acoustic band from Corvallis, Oregon, that play at dances, festivals, concerts and clubs in the Pacific Northwest of the USA. Acoustic Celtic music that’s progressive and exciting. This band ignites audiences with fiery music that blends traditional music with modern spices. On fiddle, guitar, upright bass and percussion, they play acoustic improvisational music based on traditional Celtic tunes. The Nettles formed in 1996 from a living room jam session.

To purchase tickets one can: go to , call 541-346-4363, go to the EMU ticket office, or purchase tickets at the door starting at 7pm the day of the concert.

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  • Cost Description: $18 for adults and $12 for students/seniors
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