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ROUND POND On Aug. 1 at 7:30 p.m. the Little Brown Church on Route 32 in Round Pond will present the Celtic inspired maritime folksongs of Castlebay. The duo treats an audience to a musical journey through time and across the Atlantic as they interweave timeless songs, spritely dance tunes and haunting aires inspired by the rich Celtic heritage of New England.

Exuberant vocals are supported with Julia Lane's award-winning Celtic harp style and Fred Gosbee's expertise on 12-string guitar, fiddle and woodwinds.

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Tuesday, 03 July 2012 14:37

A Celtic showcase

Four of Portland's best Celtic groups come together for benefit concert

PORTLAND - One Longfellow Square, 181 State Street, Portland, presents the first in a series of benefit concerts for OLS featuring the best of Portland's Celtic talent: Don Roy Trio, Naia, Boghat and The Press Gang on Thursday, July 12 at 8 p.m. This is an official satellite event hosted by Maine's popular Saltwater Celtic Festival at Thomas Point Beach in Brunswick.

The artists have graciously donated their time to make this event a benefit for One Longfellow Square. Maine uillean piper Tom Wilsbach will MC the event. In addition to the headliners, the evening will feature short sets from some of Portland's other fine players, highlighting the exceptional traditional Celtic music scene that has been growing in Portland for some time.

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