The Earlville Opera House will host a new trio from the heart of Conamara, Ireland, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 8. High Time combines Irish music and a blend of modern folk influences, using flute, whistles, harp, bodhrán, guitar and vocals, with some Irish dancing steps thrown in.
Ciarán Bolger is an entertainer, singer and guitarist who learned whistle and traditional sean-nós singing at a young age, developing a love and respect for the music tradition of Conamara while exploring a mixture of traditional and contemporary music, presenters said in a media release. He has toured in more than a dozen countries.
Conall Flaherty is a multi-instrumentalist and singer who grew up in an area famed for its musicians, singers and dancers. He began playing and singing at 4 years old, and established himself as a flute and whistle player, performing his first gigs at age 14, the release said. Flaherty has won numerous All-Ireland titles on flute and sean-nós singing at the Fleadh Cheoil competitions. He has performed throughout the world.
At 19 years old, Séamus Flaherty is a 23-time all Ireland champion on harp, whistle, singing and dancing. He has performed on numerous tours across the globe, playing music, dancing and singing. He performed alongside Cherish the Ladies at Celtic Connections in 2017.
Tickets are $23 for non-members, $20 for members. Ticket prices for those 17 and younger are $10, and college student admission is half off general admission.
For more information or tickets visit www.earlvilleoperahouse.com or call 315-691-3550.
The Earlville Opera House is at 18 E. Main St. in Earlville and is handicapped-accessible.