Tuesday, June 17, 2014 – 7:30 pm
Cillian & Niall Vallely, with Alan Murray
1914 West Park Drive (Alapocas Run State Park), Wilmington, Delaware
Tickets: $22.00 Advance Reserved/$25.00 at Door/Age 17 & under FREE when accompanied by a paying adult
Seating is limited and reservations are recommended. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Cash or check accepted for payment. E-mail concert ticket reservations to email@example.com or call 302-456-3242.
Renowned for their work with top Irish acts Lunasa, Nomos and Karan Casey, brothers Cillian and Niall Vallely from Armagh City in the north of Ireland, will join forces with Scottish guitarist and singer Alan Murray. The brothers will reunite to play music from their critically acclaimed album "Callanbridge" as well as many of Niall's more recent compositions from his band Buille.
Cillian Vallely is the uilleann pipes and low whistle player with the renowned Irish band Lunasa, described as "The hottest Celtic band on the planet. Cillian Vallely, whose family has played a seminal role in piping and Irish music in the north of Ireland for years, shows why he is one of the most respected pipers playing today" (Irish Voice).
Niall Vallely has established himself as one of the most original and distinctive voices in Irish traditional music. A former member of Cork-based band Nomos, he has been acclaimed throughout the world as one of Ireland's greatest concertina players. "Niall Vallely, who founded the group Nomos and now tours with singer Karan Casey, is one of the most original and virtuosic concertina players in the history of Irish music" (Irish America Magazine).
Alan Murray is a highly respected guitarist and singer who hails from Glasgow, Scotland. Alan has toured extensively across Ireland, Britain, Europe, Australia and the United States where he now calls home, building a reputation in New York City as one of the top Irish traditional musicians.