Eimear and Conor Arkins with Eileen Gannon July 1st Fifth Province! #irishmusic

Join us in the Fifth Province at the Irish American Heritage Center for a special appearance by Eimear and Conor Arkins with Eileen Gannon, Saturday, July 1, 2017 at 8pm. Free. Presented by the Fifth Province Pub and Salon Concerts Chicago.

Eimear Arkins is an award winning singer and fiddle player from County Clare, holds no less than 11 All-Ireland titles across a variety of competition categories and has toured extensively throughout Europe, Canada, and North America with a number of bands, including Cherish the Ladies. In 2015, both Eimear and Eileen represented Ireland at World Expo in Milan, Italy.

Conor Arkins is an accomplished piano, fiddle, flute, and saxophone player. He is a member if the National Folk Orchestra of Ireland and recently completed a tour of Ireland and Great Britain with the orchestra’s production of Macalla 1916. Conor has also toured Europe and the US and in 2015 accompanied the President of Ireland at the World Expo in Milan.

Eileen Gannon, a St. Louis native, is one of the top Irish harp players in the world. She has won numerous accolades, including the highly coveted Senior Harp title at Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann. Eileen has toured and performed all over the world and is a regular tutor at international festivals like the Catskills Irish Arts Week. She is performing Planxty Davis into two jigs in the video above.

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