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Thursday, October 20, 2011

Andy Irvine concert to be broadcast live on WTJU 10/20/11!!!

Andy Irvine photo © Brian Hartigan  
Miss the show?  Listen at the WTJU Tape Vault.
(Eclectic Woman Show, Thu 10-20 19:00:00)

In cooperation with traditional Irish folk legend Andy Irvine, presenter the Blue Ridge Irish Music School, venue The Stage Cafe at Cville Coffee, and Andy's agent,  Ruby Hoy, WTJU is very excited to announce that we will be broadcasting the first set of Andy's concert in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA live on thursday October 20th starting at 7pm US EST. Listeners outside our local listening area can tune in on the web HERE. (More details about attending the concert in person here)

To get you primed for this very special event listen to some of Andy's songs here, here and here.

The concert was an unqualified success, Irvine delivering a wonderfully diverse set that included traditional and contemporary Irish songs, American songs and Bulgarian dance tunes.
-Toronto Star-
Irvine turned in a dazzling display of one-man-bandsmanship.
-The Scotsman-
Andy Irvine has been one of Ireland's most creative talents for over 20 years.
-Boston Globe-
Andy Irvine is Woody Guthrie's representative on earth.
-Hot Press-

Posted by Pete, WTJU Folk

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