St. Patrick's Day Music and Concerts in 2014
Both traditional and modern Celtic tunes transport audiences to Ireland this year
Lúnasa performs at the Towne Crier Café
Both traditional and modern Celtic tunes transport audiences to Ireland this year.
The musicians of Celtic Crossroads combine Irish, bluegrass, gypsy, and jazz melodies. March 8, 8 p.m. $20. Eisenhower Hall Theatre, West Point. 845-938-4159; ikehall.com
Renowned Irish tenor Ronan Tynan heads to the Westchester Broadway Theatre, where he belts out some of the arias which made him famous. March 10, 11:15 a.m. $64; 6 p.m. $85. Elmsford. 914-592-2222; broadwaytheatre.com
Hailed as “the hottest Irish acoustic group on the planet” by the New York Times, Lúnasa puts a unique twist on traditional Celtic music. March 16, 7:30 p.m. $30 in advance, $35 at the door.
For more than 60 years, the Clancy Family has delighted audiences with classic Irish tunes and their lively family dynamic. March 21, 8:30 p.m. $20 in advance, $25 at the door. The Towne Crier Café, Beacon. 845-855-1300; townecrier.com
Considered by many to be one of the top Irish fiddlers of our time, Kevin Burke plays his solo concert, “The Naked Fiddle.” If you wish to imbibe, be aware that the event has a bring your own beer and wine policy. March 21, 7 p.m. $27. Studio Red Hook, St. Paul’s Hall, Red Hook. 845-802-6515; studioredhook.com
Masters of Tradition — which makes use of Irish instruments such as the fiddle, accordion, and uilleann pipe — play jigs, reels, and airs. March 25, 7:30 p.m. $28.
The Irish Rovers — a traditional Irish band which has been around since the 1960s — are taking their final bows with their “Farewell to Rovin’ Tour.” March 26, 7:30 p.m. The Egg, Albany. 518-473-1845; theegg.org