Booking CFS Concerts


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In 2018:

May 17       Irish fiddle player Gerry O’Connor  with Richard Mandel

July 22 The Fire (Rebecca Lomnicky, David Brewer…)

Nov 10  Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas (with the Whiteside Theatre*)

Dec 15 WINTERDANCE, A Celtic Christmas Celebration

* see below for more mostly Celtic Concerts booked at the Whiteside Theatre

These folks want to come.

If you want to produce their show, contact Chere

Lula Wiles – harmony-driven trio featuring Ellie Buckland, Isa Burke, and Mali Obomsawin on fiddle, guitar, and upright bass.     June 19

Karan Casey– incredible Irish vocalist   Nov

Sarah McQuaid– singer/songwriter from UK  fall or future

Roy Zimmerman– political satire July

JJ Gregg  sitar player   any time

Le Vent du Nord from Quebec  sometime in 2018

JigJam from Ireland – next fall

Lunasa– from Ireland-  – future time

Kevin Burke  future time

Cape Breton/Irish fiddler Dan MacDonald and Vancouver BC-based guitarist & singer Andy Hillhouse– Sept

Aallotar transatlantic chamber-folk duo  (USA/FIN) folk concert or dance group- July

John Elliot   “a soulful artist from San Francisco who brings real heart and passion to every song he sings”   June 13?


Concerts scheduled for the next 12 months at the Whiteside Theatre. 

These are co-sponsored by CFS so members can get their CFS discount.

Contact for info or to volunteer:  Rob Gandara

RUNA, Thursday, July 19, 2018;  Celtic band with vocals (listen to them on iTunes); 7pm $25 reserve $20 GA

Heron Valley, Friday, Oct 5, 2018;  an energetic, young folk band from Scotland: 7pm $30 reserve  $20 GA

Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas, Saturday, November 10, 2018  Scottish fiddle and Cello: 7pm $30 reserve  $25 GA

The Trail Band, Saturday, December 8, 2018  “dramatizing the history and music of the West”; 7pm $45 reserve  $30 GA

RUNA, Saturday, January 26, 2019  Celtic band with vocals (listen to them on iTunes); 7pm  $30 reserve  $20 GA

Outside Track, Friday February 1, 2019  Celtic/Cape Breton (including Mairi Rankin); 7pm $30 reserve  $20 GA

Socks in the Frying Pan , Thursday, February 28, 2019  a new band from Ireland, nice harmony; 7pm $30 reserve  $20 GA

Realta, Friday, March 8, 2019:  “A full bodied pipe and whistle extravaganza” Irish Music Magazine; 7 pm $30 reserve  $20 GA

Scotland’s Tannahill Weavers, Friday, April 5, 2019  “Stirring. Heartfelt. Uplifting.” ;    7 pm $30 reserve  $20 GA



Who are those folks in the Booking bar? They are performers from CFS concerts from the past few years: Hanneke Cassel, Chuck Pyle, Claudia Schmidt, Kevin Crawford (Lunasa), John McCutcheon, Rudiger Oppermann, Cillian Vallely (Lunasa) and Lissa Schneckenburger.


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