Trad fiddler Gerry O’Connor (with Richard Mandel)
Celtic Music Series
Renowned trad fiddler Gerry O’Connor is a four-time winner of The Fiddler of Oriel and co-founder of the Ceol Chairlinn, an annual teaching festival in Carlingford, Co Louth. With a focus on his local music of Oriel, he is known world-wide as a soloist and as a founder band member of Lá Lugh, Skylark and Oirialla. He has recorded 14 albums with his first solo album Journeyman hailed as a landmark album of Irish fiddle music, and has performed with all of the leading performers of the Irish music world including members of the Chieftains, Boys of the Lough, Planxty, De Dannan and Bothy Band. He’ll perform with guitarist Richard Mandel, who is a first-call accompanist for legendary Irish musicians including Paddy Keenan, Jimmy Keane, Gerry O’Connor, Mick Moloney, Paddy O’Brien, Tony DeMarco and many others. Richard plays in the trio Three Mile Stone with mandolinist Marla Fibish and fiddler Erin Shrader, and can be heard on Christa Burch’s CD “Love of the Land” and Radim Zenkls, “Restless Joy”. Reserved table seating for this in-person event. Tickets are $24 general, $22 seniors/students, $17 youth ages 6-18. LCCC Membership Discount will apply.