The Town of Long Lake is set to celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Bangbrolly at the Long Lake Town Hall on Sunday, March 15th.
The day will feature a concert of traditional Irish Music featuring the sounds of cittern, guitar, fiddler, vocals, Irish flute. Irish Music in a genre of folk music developed in Ireland and has endured through the ages.
Bangbrolly’s unique line-up pulls from a collective of talented musicians familiar with the landscapes of Vermont and the Adirondacks rollicking with the traditional stylings, harmonies, and the sounds of Ireland.
Doug Riley, from Essex Junction Vermont has just released a solo CD of Celtic music. He is an accomplished musician with turns in Bangbrolly at the cittern, guitar and vocals and has performed in a multitude of Celtic groups over the years.
Jamie Savage, an Adirondack-based singer-songwriter and musician, specializes in folk, folk rock, Celtic and traditional music.
Rick Kovacs is the fiddler in the group. He plays all forms of Celtic music on his five-string acoustic/electric violin. In the nineties Kovas, his wife Angie and Doug Riley played together as North Country Fair, a traditional music group, out of Burlington, Vermont.
Riczi Kovacs plays Irish flute, guitar, synthesizer and tin whistles and provides back up harmonies. Rounding out Bangbrolly includes the talents of Angie Oliverm who will join in as a special guest for a few selections.
This is a general admission event. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and kids under 12 are free. Tickets are available online or at the door, cash or check only at the door. This event will begin at 2 pm. The Long Lake Town Hall is located at 1204 Main Street, Long Lake.
Photo of Bangbrolly provided.