Thursday, April 24, 2008

Four Shillings Short of Folk Music

Four Shillings Short of Folk Music

Do not miss Four Shillings Short on Saturday night at the Areopagitica book Shop High Street Clintonville. Just north of North Broadway.

The number of instruments and the wide range of music will be staggering.

Rooted in Celtic and American Folk Inspired by Indian Raga and Ethnic idioms A diverse and inventive Traditional music adventure.

Born in Cork, Ireland, Aodh Óg (pronounced, ayog) studied Medieval and Renaissance music in college. He received a music fellowship to study at Stanford University in 1984. Played in a group called Drivelling Druids before forming the group Four Shillings Short.
vocals, tin whistles, doumbek, spoons, gemshorn, many others

A multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, Christy was born into a musical family. She played the sitar for 10 years, starting at the age of 16. Took up folk music in the '80's. Has been playings hammered dulcimer since 1993. She was formerly in a band called Your Mother Should Know.
vocals, hammered dulcimer, mandolin, mandola and bouzouki, banjo, North Indian Sitar, guitar and bodhran

7pm Jam

8pm Open Mic

9pm Four Shillings Short

$4 members$5 non members

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