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Máire Ni Chatasaigh & Chris Newman (4/30/2024)

Tuesday, April 30, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

Maire & Chris
Blue Ball Barn

1914 West Park Drive
Alapocas Run State Park
Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Tickets:

$29.00 (Adult)
Students 17 & under FREE when accompanied by paying adult

Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Cash, check or credit card accepted for payment at door. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. No alcoholic beverages permitted. Ample parking available. See below for information on obtaining reserved seats for this show.

The award-winning virtuoso partnership of Chris Newman (“one of the UK’s greatest guitarists” – BBC RADIO 2) with Máire Ni Chatasaigh (MOY-ra nee HA-ha-see), “the doyenne of Irish harpers” – SCOTLAND ON SUNDAY) has toured in twenty-three countries to venues ranging from the tiniest of village halls and historic European churches to palaces in Kyoto and Istanbul, London’s Barbican, Sydney Town Hall and Cologne’s Philharmonie; recorded nine CDs; and given TV and radio performances on five continents. Expect a breathtaking blend of traditional Irish music, hot jazz, bluegrass and baroque, spiced with striking new compositions and Chris’s “delightfully subversive wit”!

Máire and Chris have made several appearances on our Green Willow stage over the past three decades, most recently in 2018.

Read more at maireandchris.com

Reservations

We are currently not requiring advance purchase of tickets to reserve seats. You can make reservations for any of our upcoming concerts in either of the following ways:

  • Send email to reservations@greenwillow.org, and be sure to include your name, which show(s) and how many seats you wish to reserve, and a contact email address and/or telephone number in case we need to contact you.
  • Text or call our reservation line at (302) 598-6689. As above, be sure to include your name, which show(s) and how many seats you wish to reserve, and a contact email address and/or telephone number in case we need to contact you (especially if you leave a voicemail).

IMPORTANT: The number of reservations we receive for each concert is important information that helps us prepare and coordinate with the venue for the expected audience. If for any reason you find you will not be able to attend a concert for which you have reservations, please contact us at the email address or phone number shown above.

HighTime (2/20/2020)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:30 pm

Blue Ball Barn
1914 West Park Drive
(Alapocas Run State Park)
Wilmington, Delaware 19803

Tickets:
Adult – Advance: $23.00
Adult – Door: $27.00
17 & Under: FREE when accompanied by Adult

Advance sales for this concert have ended. However, tickets will be available at the door for $27.00

Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Cash, check or credit card accepted for payment at door. Light refreshments will be available for purchase. The Blue Ball Barn is a Delaware State Parks system facility. Park entrance fees will not be in force during the concert. No alcoholic beverages will be permitted.

HighTime are an accomplished trio from the heart of Connemara on the West Coast of Ireland. Combining Irish music with an intriguing blend of modern folk influences, they produce a rich and unique sound and an electric energy onstage. This coupled with intricate three-part vocal harmonies and displays of exceptional, rhythmic step dance, have left audiences worldwide awestruck by their performances.

Hailing from the village of Ardmore on the rugged West Coast, Ciarán Bolger and Séamus Ó Flatharta have been immersed in the richest of Irish Culture from a very young age. Having been raised with the Irish Gaelic language as their mother-tongue in an area steeped in the Irish tradition, their knowledge, respect and appreciation of their heritage stands indisputable. Michael Coult, who grew up surrounded by some of the finest traditional musicians in the Irish diaspora of Manchester, completes the trio. A master in his field, Michael captivates audiences with his musical prowess and knowledge of his craft. HighTime have accumulated countless awards over the years, both individually and as a group.

(Video) HighTime – “The Village of Cloch Bui”

Featuring a distinctive line up of Celtic Harp, Flute, Guitar, Bodhrán, Whistles and Vocals, HighTime make a youthful and energetic statement. The past two years have seen them travel extensively, performing in concert tours across the globe. The band has continued to make waves on the music scene to date. This saw them develop a very loyal following far and wide.

HighTime play with a breath-taking passion and zeal that is both effortless and drivingly soulful. Neighbours, Ciarán and Séamus alongside their great friend, Michael, have a unique and dynamic musical connection, through many years of performing individually and together. Their camaraderie is apparent in their performances and permeates every venue they step foot in, resulting in genuine and mutual elation in both HighTime and their audiences.

www.hightime.ie