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Celebrate St. Patricks Day in Song with Tim O'Brien

Take a journey to Ireland and back as Kevin Burke and friends embark on their third annual Saint Patrick's Day Celebration.  This year's special guest is Grammy Award winner Tim O'Brien, one of Nashville's hottest songwriters and multi-instrumentalists.  With the success of previous years’ events the celebration has expanded to three cities, and will take place in Portland on Friday, March 16th at the Alladin Theatre; in Salem on Saturday, March 17th at the Elsinore Theater; and Sunday, March 18th in Forest Grove.


It promises to be a hugely entertaining evening with all of the musicians trading tunes, tall tales, and talents in a celebration of Irish musical traditions.


Irish fiddle great Kevin Burke and The Trail Band's Cal Scott will once again be hosting the evening of traditional music, song, stories and dance.  The brilliant piper Tom Creegan, from Dublin, Ireland, was such a big hit last year he's returning for this year's show. Three of Portland’s finest classical musicians - Justin Kagan, Anna Schaum and Andrew Ehrlich - will join again for a performance of “The Irish Session Suite,"Kevin and Cal's acclaimed arrangements for chamber quartet.  The exciting footwork of Stacey Brown and her group of Irish dancers is also on tap. 


Artist websites:  timobrien.netloftusmusic.comkevinburke.comcalscottmusic.com



* Friday, March 16th, 7:30PM, Portland
The Aladdin Theatre (3017 SE Milwaukie Ave., Portland, OR 97202)
Tickets also available at Aladdin Box Office (Mon-Sat  11am to 6pm) and at all Ticketmaster outlets or ticketmaster.com
Ticket Price: $35.00 (Reserved Seating) adv / dos
This show is a benefit for Friends of the Children

Saturday, March 17th, 7:30PM, Salem
The Historic Elsinore Theatre (170 High St SE, Salem, OR 97301) 
Tickets available at the Elsinore Theatre and at all TicketsWest outlets.  Online Purchase Ticket Link: http://ticketswest.rdln.com/Artist.aspx?contentID=15563
Prices: $25 to $35  (Groups of ten or more: $22.50 to $32.50

* Sunday, March 18th, 7PM, Forest Grove
A Benefit for the Forest Grove Schools Foundation
Ellen Stevens Auditorium, Forest Grove High School, 1401 Nichols Lane, Forest Grove.
Information: Susan at 503-740-6429 or srmx04@yahoo.com. General admission $20 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Reserved tickets available @ $25.
Tickets can be purchased at Wynwood of Forest Grove between 9am-5pm, 3110 19th Ave, Forest Grove, 503-357-3288, John L. Scott Market Center between 9am - 5pm, 1936 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove, 503-359-9100  Forest Grove School District Office, 1728 Main St.
Tickets may also be available at the door, depending on availability.