Scottish Fiddler Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas
Thursday, October 25, 8 pm
Shepherdstown Presbyterian Church
Come out and join us for what is sure to be one of the most popular concerts of the season as Scotland’s premier fiddler, Alasdair Fraser returns to Shepherdstown, with cellist, Natalie Haas.
The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling”, and brilliant Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Over the last 18 years of creating a buzz at festivals and concert halls across the world, they have truly set the standard for fiddle and cello in traditional music. They continue to thrill audiences internationally with their virtuosic playing, their near-telepathic understanding and the joyful spontaneity and sheer physical presence of their music.
Advance tickets are $20 adults, $18 seniors and $15 members and $10 students. At the door: $25 adults, $22 seniors, $20 members and $10 children/students. Advance tickets are available at O’Hurley’s General Store or from Brown Paper Tickets.
For more information call Joanie at (304) 263-2531 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contra Dance with Devine Comedy
Saturday, November 3 at 8pm at the Shepherdstown War Memorial Building
Join us for our November contra dance as Bill Wellington leads us through a rousing evening of contras to the music of Devine Comedy, with Steve Hickman on fiddle, Marty Taylor on flute and concertina, and John Devine on guitar. These fine musicians and caller have been favorites at dances here for over 30 years… find out why!
There will be our usual beginners workshop at 7:30pm, the dance starts at 8pm. All levels of dancers are welcome, no partner is necessary. Potluck snacks at the break.
The dance costs $12 for non-members, $8 members, and $5 for dancers under 12 yrs old. For more information, call our dance chair, John Sauer at 301-542-3272.