January 08, 2016 at Irish American Heritage Center in Chicago.
Sheila Doorley, Patrick Quinn and Frank Quinn return to the Fifth Province in January 2016, as part of the monthly Salon Concert Series.Sheila Doorley on button accordion is from Tullamore, County Offaly, and started playing at age four. She qualified for the All-Ireland championships for six years in a row, from age 9 to 15. Before moving to the US, she toured extensively with the Daithi Rua band and the Davey Arthur Band. Now based in Chicago, Doorley has played with Gan Bua, the Barry Fagan Band and at sessions throughout the city.
Patrick Quinn is a multi-instrumentalist and plays banjo, flute, whistles, mandolin and guitars. Quinn also spent several years in Ireland as a child, learning tunes and playing sessions around Dublin, Kerry and Mayo.
Frank Quinn, guitar, is a veteran of the Irish music scene in Chicago, having played with such bands as the Drovers, the Muck Bros and Mauds Gonne.
The concert is Friday, January 8 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free. Purchase by visiting http://www.irish-american.org, calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or at the door. The opening act is the Academy of Irish Music.
(pictured is Pat Quinn on banjo and Sheila Doorley on accordion, Frank Quinn will also be joining them on guitar and vocals)