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Darol Anger and Emy Phelps with Family and Fiends
Fiddler, composer, producer and educator, Darol Anger is at home in a number of musical genres, some of which he helped to invent. Exceptional among modern fiddlers for his versatility and depth, Anger has helped drive the evolution of the contemporary string band through his involvement with numerous pathbreaking ensembles such as his Republic Of Strings, the Turtle Island String Quartet, the David Grisman Quintet, Montreux, his Duo with Mike Marshall, and others. He has performed and taught all over the world with musicians such as Dr. Billy Taylor, Bela Fleck, Bill Evans, Edgar Meyer, Bill Frisell, Marin Alsop and the Cabrillo Orchestra, the Detroit Symphony, Mark O’Connor, and Stephane Grappelli. Today Darol can be heard on NPR's "Car Talk" theme every week, along with Earl Scruggs, David Grisman and Tony Rice. He has recorded and produced scores of important recordings since 1977, is a MacDowell and UCross Fellow, and has received numerous composers’ residencies and grants. He has been a featured soloist on dozens of recordings and motion picture soundtracks. He is an Associate Professor at the prestigious Berklee School of music.
Emy Phelps does not remember a time when she has not sung. Trained in theater arts, she participated in Ashland, Oregon's world-reknowned Shakespeare Festival programs including both Shakespeare and contemporary productions, and danced for 3 years in The Green Show, an ongoing Festival program. She was a founding member of Brian Ransom's The Ceramic Ensemble, which toured internationally from 1980–1987. As a member of that ensemble she did research on indigenous music in Peru. She is a musician of note in the Oregon region and has performed all around the Pacific Northwest since the late 80's. She has released one recording entitled As It Should Be on Sweet Mercy Records, and has participated in many recordings including Patrick Brayer, Chris Darrow, Norma Tenega, and Duke McVinnie. Past venues include the New Music America Festival in Philadelphia, North By Northwest, the Moab Folk Festival, Wintergrass, The Britt Festival, and Northwest Folk Life Festival in Seattle.
Confirmed "family and fiends" as of 11/9:
Maeve Gilchrist - http://maevegilchristmusic.com/
John Mailander -http://www.johnmailander.com/
Mila Phlps-Friedl -
Molly Tuttle - http://mollytuttle.net/
This will be an ALL AGES show.
The Burren offers an excellent menu, so come early for the best seat selection.
Doors 7:00, Concert 7:30 - please note new time
$15 cash cover at the door. Just $10 for seniors and students.
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|Where||The Burren 247 Elm St, Somerville, MA 02144 (http://www.burren.com/)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Who to bring||College Students, Singles, Teens, Seniors|
|Price||$10 students and seniors, $15 regular|
More About The Burren
A lively Irish tavern in Davis Square, The Burren has been in business since 1996. Hearty Irish fare, pints of cold beer and traditional Irish music are abundant seven days a week. Open mic nights and concerts take place in the spacious back room that features its own bar and a large dance floor. For those who enjoy browsing the internet while enjoying their Guinness, free Wi-Fi is available. In the summer, several outdoor tables are available for lunch and dinner and the people-watching is abundant. Irish ex-pats and locals alike mingle in the friendly atmosphere of this neighborhood bar.