"A Joyful Christmas" comes to Homer Center for the Arts

The following is a republished press release…to submit a community announcement, email Peter Blanchard at pblanchard@cortlandvoice.com.


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HOMER, N.Y. — Grammy-winning Celtic fiddler Eileen Ivers, whom The New York Times called the Jimi Hendrix of the violin, will perform at the Center for the Arts in Homer, N.Y on Saturday, December 5th at 8 p.m.

Ivers has played with a variety of performers, including Riverdance, Sting and Hall and Oates, and she has appeared on film soundtracks, most notably “Gangs of New York.” She is a nine-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion and has become one of the most renowned figures in contemporary Irish music.

Eileen Ivers

Eileen Ivers

Her band’s most recent program, “Beyond the Bog Road,” is a celebration of the Americana sound, surveying the growth of bluegrass, Appalachian, Quebecois and Cajun styles from their roots in Celtic music. The performance is energetic and passionate, with a wide variety of musical flavors.

Tickets available at 877-749-ARTS or at www.center4art.org.

Since its founding, the Center for the Arts has become one of the Central New York region's preeminent presenter of the arts and a proponent of community enrichment through world-class entertainment and arts education. We offer a wide array of opportunities to experience the arts and a smorgasbord of programs and activities from which to feed your soul. Our 400-seat theater, with its outstanding acoustics and diverse series of main stage programs, attracts and thrills audiences from Canada, the Mid-Atlantic and New England states, and from across New York State.


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