“My wife and I had the pleasure of seeing Paddy a few years ago…” #irishmusic #IAHC

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“My wife and I had the pleasure of seeing Paddy a few years ago at the Heritage Center and it was incredible. We’ll be there.” J.L.   This was in the Shamrock American Room at the Irish American Heritage Center in 2012. He was joined by Eugene Durkee on guitar and Laurence Nugent on flute. Photo here is from the finale, where he was also joined by (L to R) Kevin Henry, Maggie Henry Healy, Patrick Cannady and Karen Cannady.

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A recap of the Salon Concert: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue 09/11/15 #irishmusic

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A recap of Friday’s Salon Concerts Chicago !

Salon Concert featuring Bill O’Donoghue and Laurence Nugent – September 11, 2015

A keen crowd was on hand to appreciate our September 2015 offering, Waterford-born singer, guitarist, and pianist Bill O’Donoghue and Fermanagh-born flautist and whistler Laurence Nugent.

Together they presented an engaging mix of songs, tunes, and accompaniments. Bill made excellent use of a baby grand piano supplied by the center for the concert on several songs, accompanying his baritone voice with the piano’s lush tones while Larry added inventive and highly varied fills with a variety of whistles, low whistles, and wooden flute.

Larry took many star turns of his own as well, presenting a variety of dance tunes of various types with Bill’s expert accompaniment on guitar and piano. They were well –received by the audience who listened with great attentiveness and applauded each selection warmly. The duo were joined at one point by singer, storyteller, and raconteur Tim O’Sullivan “the bard” who sang “Carrigdonn” in great style. Professional quality sound engineering made the evening especially enjoyable, reinforcing the natural sounds of voice, strings, and wind with clarity and warmth.

Major thanks to the Academy of Irish Music who opened the show beautifully with their arrangements for strings, whistles, and bodhran, to the volunteers who gave their time on a Friday night(!); Mary, Sarah and friends, to the audience, to John Halliburton, and to Noel Rice, Terry Bermes Patrick Cannady and Karen Cook Cannady.

We look forward to next month’s edition, which will feature David Power, the great uilleann piper, and Chicago’s own Dennis Cahill on guitar and mandolin. Don’t miss it!

In Chicago Tonight! @iahcchicago 8pm! Salon Concert: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue​ #irishmusic

 

Chicago folks! Coming up tonight in the Irish American Heritage Center​ at 8pm! Salon Concerts Chicago​ : Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue​ ! Admission is $15 at the Door for adults and children 18 and under are free. To give you a sample of the show, here is Laurence Nugent playing an air composed by Sean Nugent.

Tonight! Be There! Salon Concert: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue! #irishmusic #iahc

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Coming up tonight in the Fifth Province at the Irish American Heritage Center​ at 8pm! Salon Concerts Chicago​: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue ! Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.irish-american.org/index.php/at-the-center/events?task=viewevent&itid=487
by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or at the door.

Thanks Sauganash Community Center for listing Salon Concert: Nugent/O’Donoghue 5th Province #iahc #irishmusic​

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Thanks to the Sauganash Park Community Association​ for listing the Salon Concert featuring Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue tomorrow in the Fifth Province at the Irish American Heritage Center​ $15 tickets and children 18 and under are free! http://www.sauganashpark.com/Calendar.html

Coming up this Friday, Salon Concert: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue! #iahc #irishmusic

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Coming up this Friday in the Fifth Province at the Irish American Heritage Center​ at 8pm! Salon Concerts Chicago​: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue ! Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.irish-american.org/index.php/at-the-center/events?task=viewevent&itid=487
by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or at the door.

Video from Laurence Nugent, in advance of #SalonConcert 09/11/15 #irishmusic

From the Irish American Heritage Center​, thanks for sharing!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSA2j8CScuQ

Here’s another clip of the great Larry Nugent, in anticipation of his upcoming Salon Concert on Friday, September 11 at 8pm, with Bill O’Donohue. For tickets and info, click the link. ‪#‎IAHC‬ http://www.irish-american.org/index.php/at-the-center/events?task=viewevent&itid=487by”

Salon Concert Friday 09/11/15: Bill O’Donoghue from Waterford #irishmusic #iahc

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The next Salon Concert will be featuring an evening of traditional Irish music with Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue September 11, 2015 in the Fifth Province at the Irish American Heritage Center​

More about Bill O’Donoghue (pictured here with Laurence Nugent)

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 at http://www.irish-american.org/index.php/at-the-center/events?task=viewevent&itid=487by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10 or at the door.

Next Friday, September 11th – Salon Concert: Laurence Nugent and Bill O’Donoghue! #irishmusic

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Salon Concert – Laurence Nugent & Bill O’Donoghue – Fifth Province at the Irish American Heritage Center – Friday, September 11
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.”
Friday, September 11 at 8 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and children 18 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased by calling 773-282-7035, ext. 10, at the door or onlinehttp://www.irish-american.org/index.php/at-the-center/events?task=viewevent&itid=487