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Monday, July 11, 2011

7pm SHARP - 9pm

Peekskill, NY

'James Durst Welcomes' Dynamic Celtic Soprano MAGGIE DRENNON

The BeanRunner Cafe

201 S. Division Street & Esther, Peekskill, NY 10655 USA

phone: 914-737-1701

Price: $10.00

website: www.beanrunnercafe.com

Celtic Singer MAGGIE DRENNON

Phone ahead for ADVANCE RESERVATION admission $8    
SPECIAL PRICE for TRIBES HILL Members $5

MAGGIE DRENNON is a premiere voice in Celtic singing, a long standing influence in modern folk music. She has toured Ireland with the renowned Furey Brothers and is a noted historian of Celtic songs. She was a member of Ceili's Muse traditional Celtic from 1989 to 1997. She then co-founded the Celtic rock band SixMileBridge in 1997, touring nonstop and rocking festivals nationwide. With a performance that is meaningful yet lighthearted, she is deeply devoted to sharing these traditions with American audiences. Maggie blends Gaelic poetry, original songs, and a romantic style on violin. Most importantly, her soaring voice will inspire your heart!

"...one of the loveliest and most unusual voices I've ever heard... grabbed me by the ear and wouldn't let go." --Jack Baker, Irish American News, Chicago

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JAMES DURST, your musical host, will introduce the evening with a short opening set. Work o' the Weavers founder member, James has quietly traversed the planet as a solo artist since 1965, performing for rapt audiences of all ages in all 50 states and 45 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, Scandinavia, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, in Russia, Azerbaijan, Japan, Korea and most recently, several times in India and Israel. With more than a dozen albums to his credit, he draws from a rich and ever-evolving repertoire of distinctive original and collected songs in more than two dozen languages that reflect a global perspective and underscore the interconnectedness we share with all of life. Engaging each disparate audience in a participatory journey distilled from his travels, he brings us closer to our world and each other.  For more about James & his music visit www.JamesDurst.com.

“Poets are reference points in a sometimes confusing journey through life. They tell us that life is worth living, for laughing, for loving, for singing! James Durst is a poet. It was very reassuring to experience his refreshingly honest personality and music.” — Allen Hovey, Monday Morning, Beirut

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