Salon Concert Announcement: Laurence Nugent & Billy O’Donoghue 09/11/15 8pm #irishmusic @iahcchicago


Join us for an evening of traditional Irish music with Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue for the September Salon Concert Series.

The concert features songs and tunes from the traditional, to the more modern folk music of the recent past. The performance showcases Nugent’s traditional flute and whistle and O’Donoghue’s vocals and instrumentation.

County Fermanagh native Laurence Nugent carries on a tradition of virtuoso flute and whistle playing that has graced Irish music on both sides of the Atlantic. As an established All-Ireland champion, performer and recording artist on the Celtic music circuit, he has performed with the Chieftains, Shane McGowan, Van Morrison, the Drovers, Martin Hayes and Dennis Cahill.

Singer and storyteller Bill O’Donoghue was born and raised in a small Irish speaking part of Co. Waterford, an area soaked in traditional Irish and Folk music. He a talented singer and musician who plays mandolin, guitar, keyboards and tin whistle. He is a singer and storyteller of the “Clancy Tradition” who engages his audience and brings them on a journey.

The Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue Salon Concert is Friday, September 11 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or at the door.


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