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An evening of Irish music and dance, featuring Circling over Shannon, Eileen Laverty Band and the River City Reelin’ Rockettes!
Known for delivering heart-rending ballads and her comfortable repartee, Eileen Laverty has performed across Canada and Ireland entertaining all ages with her upbeat messages, strong vocals, and heartfelt lyrics. She has toured with internationally renowned artists Mary Black, John McDermott, and Kenny Rogers. Her track record also includes a Prairie Music Award for Outstanding Roots Recording, several songwriting accolades, and numerous radio and television appearances. CBC has written, “Laverty’s charismatic attitude combined with her soulful sound has her ranked among the elite of Canadian Folk singers.” To date, Eileen has released two independent CDs which continue to draw praise at home and abroad. Her music is featured in film and television programs, and appears on several compilation CDs celebrating Canadian Folk Music. “Laverty’s song writing shows a great deal of depth, and she has a fine sense of melody… It’s her pure, rich voice that is her calling card.” Dirty Linen Magazine.
Circling Over Shannon deliver an infectious melange of contemporary Celtic mayhem. Their repertoire includes fiery jigs and reels, heartfelt Celtic songs, and moving airs and ballads.