Thursday, 10 March 2011
Saturday 2 April Scotland, Sweden & Denmark Concert 7.30pm
The Pleasance Theatre, The Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ £10/8
Celtic Nyckelharpa Project are Gavin Pennycook (nyckelharpa - Swedish keyed fiddle), Rob Truswell (guitar) and Esther Kuck (bodhran). They will be performing tracks from their recently produced first album of Scottish and Irish dance music using the unique sound of the nyckelharpa. Scottish-Australian fiddler & singer, Hal Parfitt-Murray, and Danish Nikolaj Busk’s first album, Hal & Nikolaj, won Debut of the Year at the Danish Folk Music Awards 2009 where Nikolaj also won Composer of the Year. ―…something really special” Roots Zone. They will be joined by members of The Dancing Danes, a group of young internationally travelled dancers, showcasing rare competitive Danish male dances.
Tickets for all Edinburgh & Glasgow events available through the Ceilidh Culture Box Office, Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh: www.ceilidhculture.co.uk/www.usherhall.co.uk or tel: 0131 228 1155 or on the door. (NB: a small booking fee applies to web & phone bookings but not to those made in person).
Edinburgh Weekend ticket £32/£25: the 2 Edinburgh evening concerts and up to three Edinburgh workshops - save up to £12! (Please specify which workshops at the time of booking).
Glasgow Day Ticket £20/£15: the 3 workshops & ceilidh — save up to £9! NB: Weekend/Day Tickets only available from the Ceilidh Culture Box Office over the phone or in person or on the door. Concessions: Over 60s, student, unemployed, disabled, Young Scot + TMSA members.