Monthly Archives: October 2011

DART hits the bulls-eye

OK, time to reach into the bag of Predictable Yet Timeless Journalistic Devices for a lead sentence: “If you say the word ‘rapper,’ most people are apt to think of Snoop Dogg, or Eminem, or Jay-Z”… The point of the … Continue reading

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LTC & Robbie, and a night for St. C’s

[OCT. 27 UPDATE: The Long Time Courting/Robbie O’Connell concert is cancelled due to illness, but plans are in the works to reschedule.] At Johnny D’s in Somerville, you’ll have a double bill with Long Time Courting (Liz Simmons, Shannon Heaton, … Continue reading

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The old step

One of BCMFest’s favorite Irish dancers, Kieran Jordan, has got a pretty good thing going at Boston Percussive Dance, the Cambridge-based studio she co-founded that offers classes in Irish dance, tap and flamenco. This Wednesday, Oct. 26, Kieran and Percussive … Continue reading

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Win, Mick & Father Charlie

The middle of this week is going to be a busy one for Irish music enthusiasts in Boston. This Wednesday (Oct. 19), The Burren in Somerville will begin a new series of traditional music concerts in its Backroom, with Boston-based … Continue reading

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Travels with Andy

Andy Irvine was in town the other week, playing at Four Green Fields. Hard to believe it, but next year he turns 70. And he’s spent a good chunk of his seven decades on the road, playing solo, in his … Continue reading

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BCMFest Blog

The Boston Celtic Music Fest (BCMFest) is a grassroots, community-oriented effort to showcase the rich trove of Irish, Scottish, Cape Breton and other Celtic and Celtic-inspired music in the Greater Boston area. Besides sponsoring a festival that features more than … Continue reading

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