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Haggis Celtic Concerts Presents: A Celtic Christmas

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Scottish Cultural Center

917 Louden Avenue

Dunedin, FL 34698

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The Scottish American Society of Dunedin is excited to welcome back Dave Curley and Colin Farrell for a Celtic Christmas 2020!

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The Scottish American Society of Dunedin and Haggis Celtic Concerts presents our second annual Celtic Christmas featuring two world class Celtic musicians: Dave Curley and Colin Farrell. Just in time for Christmas we offer an evening of exciting and heart warming holiday music and song. Singer, dancer, guitarist Dave Curley has played with Slide, Runa, One For The Foxes, the Brock McGuire Band, The Ashley Davis Band, and Moya Brennan of Clannad. Fiddle and whistle player Colin Farrell plays regularly with Lunasa, Off Kilter, Flook, The Elders, and The Ashley Davis Band. Both are members of The Crannua Collective. Their show is fast paced with brilliant musicianship and dynamic arrangements of classic songs and tunes. Don’t miss this amazing night of holiday favorites.

COLIN FARRELL: Born in Manchester, England, into a very musical family to parents from Co.Galway and Co.Cavan, Colin started playing the fiddle and tin whistle from an early age and won numerous titles at the Fleadh Cheoil. He began playing with St. Malachy’s Ceili Band when he was 12 years old, and was a founding member of the band Ceile, with whom he recorded the album Mancunian Way. Since then, he has made a name for himself performing and recording with an array of great musicians in Europe and the US, including such groups as Flook, Grada, Karen Casey, John Doyle, Tim O’Brien, The Elders, Julie Fowlis, The Michael McGoldrick Band and is currently playing with the band Lúnasa. Colin has also played and recorded with numerous dance shows such as Spirit of Ireland, Dance of Desire and Magical Rhythms of Ireland. Colin is also a composer whose tunes have been played and recorded by numerous bands and musicians. In 2005, Colin was awarded a Masters Degree in Music from Limerick University. Living in Florida since 2005, when not touring Colin has been teaching at schools and various camps around the US and Europe. Colin’s 2010 solo debut album ‘On The Move’ was named one of the years 10 best albums by The Irish Echo and his second album ‘Make A Note’ released in 2015 was awarded Instrumental Album of the year by liveIreland.

DAVE CURLEY: a multi-instrumentalist, singer and dancer from Corofin, Co. Galway, has been making big waves in the Irish music scene in Ireland, Europe and the USA in the last number of years. After graduating from the University of Limerick’s groundbreaking Irish Music and Dance program with a 1st class honors, Dave became a creative member of award-winning bands SLIDE and RUNA. He also regularly performs with Grammy Award winner Moya Brennan of Clannad. More recently, Dave has been performing with ‘Instrumental band of the Decade’ The Brock McGuire Band. Dave has also recorded with producer Donal Lunny and Grammy award Winners Ron Block, Jeff Taylor and Buddy Greene. His most recent record, 'A Brand New Day’, marks a new beginning in his musical career and showcases his vocals and writing style which has a contemporary sensibility whilst rooted in tradition. Dave is currently a member of the Ashley Davis Band, the Crannua Project and One For The Foxes.

Their show is fast paced with brilliant musicianship, exciting and dynamic arrangements . Due to COVID 19 safety protocols seating is limited to only 60 guests - this show will sell out quickly!

The Scottish American Society of Dunedin and Haggis Celtic Concerts are excited to welcome our guests back to this new season of concerts. Of course, the safety of our guests is our first concern. Tickets for this event will be limited, and we will be spreading the audience out so that Social Distancing can be achieved. The Scottish Cultural Center has been completely sterilized and all precautions will be taken to ensure the safety and comfort of all our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back. Masks will be required, so please bring them with you.

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