Irish Christmas in America – 11/26/17 – Fox Tucson Theater

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The hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show, now in its 12th season, features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humour and boundless energy. Produced by Oisín Mac Diarmada of award-winning lrish group Téada, the 2016 tour brings back the amazing Séamus Begley, (TG4 Traditional Singer of the Year) along with the immense vocal talents of Sligo’s Niamh Farrell, in her premiere Tucson appearance.

This family-friendly performance features evocatively-sung Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dancing, while evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season of 2016.

Mac Diarmada enthuses about the program as a way to bring traditional and often unknown Irish customs to the States. “One of the most heartfelt themes of Irish Christmas is emigration,” says Mac Diarmada. “Music was a way that people stayed close to home.”

A sparkling tradition among holiday events, Irish Christmas in America is a special show to see this season

Who
Irish Christmas in America
When
Sunday, November 26, 2017
7:00pm - All Ages Buy Tickets
Where
17 West Congress Street
Tucson, AZ, United States
Other Info
Irish music show concentrating on Christmas traditions, features members of Teada and others, on fiddle accordion, vocals and Irish harp. The group includes a dancer with the band. Local award-winning Irish dancers from Celtic Steps Irish Dance Academy, based in Tucson and Colorado, will also be in the show. 7 members are mainly from Ireland, with including all-Ireland champions in fiddle, accordion and Irish harp.

ALL RESERVED SEATING at $30, $35 and $20 on sale at www.foxtucson.com. call the Fox at 547-3040,or click on buy tickets to purchase your seats. This is updated on October 9, and 300 of the 1,100 seats have sold. Thanks!

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