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1/29/2019 - Celtic Music with the Jolly Beggars at Southbury Public Library

On Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 12-2pm, in Kingsley Room, The Jolly Beggars will perform a collection of Celtic music.

Start your St. Patrick’s Day celebration off with us! The Jolly Beggars are back for the 5th year in a row with another rousing afternoon of Celtic music! Their five piece ensemble will treat your ears to the music of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran (Celtic drums), spoons and more. Their traditional songs and musical arrangements incorporate Irish folklore into the lyrics, and their reels and jigs are sure to get your eyes smiling and toes tapping!

The Jolly Beggars bring the rich tradition of Celtic folk music and storytelling to modern day audiences. Based out of Connecticut, their traditional songs and musical arrangements have exposed many to the joys of Celtic music. Characterized by their tight harmonies and use of guitars, mandolin, tin whistles, octave mandolin, mandola, tenor banjo, double bass, bodhran, spoons, and more, The Jolly Beggars have quickly built a solid following and continue to spread their music around the east coast. The band performs music that is largely Celtic in origin (Irish and Scottish), with some pieces coming from an extension of that music in other cultures.

Like all Southbury Public Library programs, this presentation is free to attend and open to anyone regardless of town of residency. Space is limited and registration is required. Please call 203-262-0626 ext. 130 to register. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Southbury Public Library.