Tickets are $15 advance/$20 at the door for Irish Winterfest one week from today (Sunday, January 29 at 4:30 pm) at CSPS Hall in Cedar Rapids. Save $5 per ticket by purchasing in advance: cspshall.org Along with Irish trad band Coppers & Brass (Frank Claudy, Joe Dutcher, Tara McGovern and Keith Reins), harp duo Wandering… Read More Irish Winterfest honoring Tréa Champagne
Our wonderful photographer Caitlín Feddersen from Twisted Cedar Studios just finished editing the photos from Celtic Summerfest at Coralville Center for the Performing Arts and it’s so much fun reliving this joyous day through the images she captured. Here are a few of my favorites.
Quick pit stop at Jeff’s house so he could change clothes and so I could get a little love from Happy… …then a fun night of playing music for so many beautiful families at Frauenholtz-Miller Park! Big thanks to the City of Iowa City for sponsoring these joyful events! Next up for us is Rock… Read More The Soft and Low summer fun
By Daniel Boscoljon for Little Village. In 2019, frequenters of Goosetown Café mingled with friends of John Rapson to delight in the new band he had assembled: MEKTOUB. It was a trio, initially — Rapson on the keys, Ryan Smith on woodwinds and Nielo Gaglione on vocals and mandole. Together, the three produced a distinct… Read More Album Review— MEKTOUB ‘Elizabeth’
Something bright and beautiful from our most recent Iowa City Irish Sessions (1st and 3rd Mondays from 7:30-9:30 at Sanctuary Pub). That’s Ryne Van Horn on flute and Keith Reins on guitar, both of whom will be featured this Saturday at The Bohemian in Cedar Rapids along with Wandering Wild (the harp duo of Fox… Read More March 12 at The Bohemian beginning at 5 pm
We Return concert by The Soft and Low July 23, 2021. Photo by Bethany Niciu Thank you so much for being with us and for sharing this magical shot, Bethany! Image Description: Fiddler and guitarist in shadow standing in front of a house illuminated by fairy lights and a lawn full of friends and neighbors.
Image Text: “‘I am not for everyone’ is at least as much a promise to myself as it is a declaration to the world.” Image Description: Middle-aged white woman climbing carpeted stairs wearing a sweatshirt reading: “WEIRD IS RAD”.
A musical video collaboration from around the world and an important affirmation in these trying times.… Read More Happy and Well
Keith and I are delighted by the invitation from the Marion Arts Council to share traditional Irish music and dance along with our friends Champagne Academy of Irish Dance at Lowe Park on March 6!