THE FLAGSTAFF FOLK PROJECT
7:15 – 8:15 – Open Mic
8:15 – 8:30 Refreshment Break
8:30 – 9:30 Featured Performer/Four Shillings Short
Celtic, Folk & World music duo Four Shillings Short perform on a fantastic array of world instruments (over 30) including hammered & mountain dulcimers, Medieval & Renaissance woodwinds, mandolins, the Sitar from North India, tinwhistles & recorders, Andean Charango, Medieval bowed psaltery, banjo, guitar, Chinese Erhu, percussion, vocals and even a Krumhorn. “The delightfully surprising collection of songs and sounds this husband/wife act create, while stretching the limits of Celtic and Folk music by stirring in generous amounts of Indian Ragas and Medieval flavorings via some of the tastiest sitar playing this side of Ravi Shankar” (Valpariso Times, IN) “bring musical diversity, captivating storytelling and humorous side notes to create an amazing show.” (Labyrinth Café/Fort Lauderdale, FL) Celebrating their 19th year together, the husband/wife duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, perform Traditional and Original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas
Four Shillings Short are independent folk-artists who perform 150 concerts a year in the US and Ireland have released 12 recordings and live as full time Troubadours traveling from town to town performing at music festivals, theatres & performing arts centers, folk societies, libraries, house concerts and schools.