Tuesday, May 10, 2011

SONGS OF FREEDOM FROM CELTIC & AFRICAN AMERICAN TRADITIONS @ THE CREATIVE ALLIANCE

This is an unlikely combo: Celtic and African music. But the creative folks at the aptly named Creative Alliance have scheduled an intriguing concert that does it:

Photo of Event or Program ItemUMOJA GAELICA WITH LEA GILMORE 

WHEN: Saturday, May 14 , 8 PM
WHERE:
Creative Alliance, 3134 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore
TICKETS: $17, $12 members & students.
Members Happy Hour 7 PM w/ food, $2 drinks.
For Tix & Info

Umoja Gaelica is a unique collaboration between award-winning African American and Celtic artists. Led by international singer and human rights activist Lea Gilmore, they perform moving songs of freedom from both traditions. Musicians Paul Creighton, Lynn Tocker and Frank McGuire from Scotland and Eric Byrd and Jonathan Gilmore from the US, round out this unprecedented performance. Special thanks tonight to Susan Gould and Bo Willse.