|When:||Back to Calendar April 12, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm||Where:||First Presbyterian Church
823 Southeast Lane Avenue
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A new spring concert series with spectacular touring artists continues Friday, April 12 will feature The Colleen Raney Band. Doors open at 7 p.m. for a 7:30 show. Refreshments available. Tickets $15, with advance tickets $12 at Absolute Sound & Music (2210 NW Stewart Pkwy) and While Away Books (932 W. Harvard). A $2 discount is offered seniors (62+) and children (12 & under).
The Colleen Raney Band’s traditional & contemporary Irish music is sure to be a crowd pleaser. While singing for more than two decades, the firey red-head has been immersed in America’s Celtic music & dance for three. Her first album, 2008’s “Linnet,” showcases her re-imagined classic Irish songs, as well as her own songwriting. 2011’s “Lark” was a collaborative project with many of the Northwest’s finest Celtic musicians. That same year, she released “Cuan,” a duo album with master guitarist Colm MacCárthaigh & toured throughout the U.S. & Ireland. Colleen Raney’s niche is centuries-old music with an eye toward current & future listeners outside the genre. Her touring band lineup includes Casey Neill (guitar, vocals) & Johnny B. Connolly (Irish button accordion).