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The Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles
Tales of the Supernatural
Told Through Song, Story,
Music & Dance
Play with us as the veil between
the worlds draws thin and beloved spirits dance again
to songs of old and tales untold.
OCTOBER 20 & 27, 2019
6539 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
"Men say that in this Midnight hour
the Disembodied have the Power
to Wander as it liketh Them
by Wizard, Oak & Fairy Stream."
18th C. Scottish Poet
2019 will be our 9th year presenting "Samhain," a show with tales of fairies and otherworldly creatures from Celtic mythology. All told in the format people have come to love; a Celtic Halloween extravaganza with high energy Irish dances, traditional Celtic tunes that will bewitch your feet and keep your toes a-tappin', haunting love songs with a ghostly lilt, and exciting dances, some which use real swords.
Samhain (pronounced sow-in) is the Celtic New Year, celebrated on November 1. We know it as Halloween and celebrate it on October 31. Why the date discrepancy? The Celts' day began at dusk, so dusk on our October 31 was the beginning of the Celts' November 1.
You've been asking for it, and now we're proud to announce that CD and Tracks from the 2016 show are now on sale!!! Click HERE to purchase.
HELP US FUND THE SHOW and get a say in what songs are in this year's "Samhain." Go to our GoFundMe page and see how you can select a song for the show, or even be in the show for a cameo appearance!
Scroll down for cast bios and photos.
Ken O'Malley with his lilting narration, also on vocals, guitar and mandolin.
Johnny McKenna commanding button accordion and vocals.
Padraic Conroy with his delightful strains on guitar, flute and vocals.
Liam Lewis and his blazing hot fiddle and mandolin.
John Sommers on fiddle, mandolin and banjo.
The siren vocals of Doreen Wiley.
Aedan MacDonnell and her enchanting harp strains, fast moving feet, and keyboards.
Rebecca Bauman drumming up the ghosts on cajon.
Michael Kelly running sound and the unexpected cameo.
The fancy feet of the Celtic Rhythms dancers with Mark Signagio and Marla Dumont.
High stepping and high kicking McNulty Irish Dancers
Tentative: Zac Leger and Brittany Ramsey
Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles
For the past 30 years, the Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles have delighted audiences throughout Southern California with the lively, energetic and irresistibly uplifting music of Scotland, the Shetland Islands, Cape Breton Island and Ireland. Their playing is characterized by hard-driving reels and strathspeys, hauntingly beautiful airs and sweet waltzes. Directed by internationally known Scottish fiddler Jan Tappan, and frequently joined by world-renowned guest artists….Without the Scottish Fiddlers, we would not be able to produce "Samhain, the Story of Halloween."
For more info go to: scottishfiddlers.org
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HarpMuse Inspirations is Celtic Harp on craic, powered by Aedan MacDonnell. For more information go to: https://harpmuse.com/
Thank you to the following for donating through GoFundMe. If you'd like to donate and help write the show, go to our GoFundMe page
Jacueline Fickle (song pick)
Ginger Senefeld (cameo & song pick)
Nicola Bird (cameo & song pick)
Chris Hendershot (song pick)
Joan Serra (song pick)
Amy Weyman (donation)