Arts, Dining & Entertainment
March 15, 2017

Slate Valley Museum presents an evening of Celtic music

Saturday, March 18, 7 p.m.—GRANVILLE, N.Y.—The Slate Valley Museum is excited to again host popular celt band Gypsy Reel Saturday, March 18, 7-9 p.m. The night following St. Patrick’s Day the band will be playing Irish classics and their own mix of modern celtic flare. Gypsy Reel plays high energy stirring music rooted in the Celtic tradition but garnered from the whole world. The music is an exciting synthesis of world rhythms.

Gypsy Reel’s lineup is comprised of banjoist, guitarist and vocalist Claudine Langille; Graham Parker, eclectic fiddler extraordinaire; Camille Parker who has captivated the hearts of audiences across the globe with her mandolin, bodhran and vocals; and the young prodigy Silas Hamilton on standup bass.

““Erin go Bragh” which means “Ireland Forever” will be the spirit of the night’s music,” said Slate Valley Museum Executive Director Krista Rupe. “As an institution we enjoy bringing the music of the different immigrant groups, like the Irish, who came to America to build the slate industry to keep the wonderful cultural traditions alive.”

Gypsy Reel’s fiddle player Graham Parker said, “Gypsy Reel are delighted to be returning to the Slate Valley Museum! The Celtic roots of the areas quarry workers and settlers are honored in our songs.”

Tickets to see Gypsy Reel are $10. To make a reservation call 518-642-1417 or stop by the museum, located at 17 Water St., Granville, N.Y.

For more information, visit the website: slatevalleymuseum.org.

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