ARCA’s 2022 Season Opens – Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day


Carnival of Souls, performing at Lincoln Hall, Foxburg.

 

Returning by popular demand to get your St. Patrick’s Day celebrations off to a rousing start, the superb Celtic Band CARNIVAL OF SOULS will sound the call for the Irish on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 7:30 PM at Lincoln Hall in Foxburg, PA. 

On this evening of superb Irish and Celtic Music with the very talented Lowry Family and Friends. Leprechaun magic will abound with the call of the highland bagpipes and all those lucky enough to be Irish – and all those who wish they were. Tickets are Adults $20, Students $5, children under 6 Free.  Call to reserve at 724-659-3153 and pay by cash or check at the door or buy online at www.alleghenyriverstone.org.

Led by Brian and Kelly Lowry, the band features highland pipes, bodhrán drum, 12- string and bass guitar, mandolin, fiddle, accordion and keyboard along with high-spirited vocals. Listen to their music from their CD “No Scone Unburned” - Forty-two Pound Cheque / Wind That Shakes the Barley on their website. More samples of No Scone Unburned and their second CD, Scone Henge, are available on their website and CD Baby.  CDs will be available for sale at the concert.

CARNIVAL OF SOULS has been performing traditional and original Celtic music in Western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio and West Virginia for over twenty years. The group employs a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional instruments to produce a rich range of music that would be at home in a pub in Dublin, Galway, Limerick or Cork!

The 2022 Season features a mix of new artists making their debut appearances and returning favorites. With quality as a hallmark of ARCA’s offerings, all performers have national and/or international credentials.

Quite a number of last year’s performances were sell-outs and with this spectacular season ahead, act now and buy tickets online at: www.alleghenyriverstone.org or call 724-659-3153 to reserve your seats early.

Popular presentations include cabaret vocalist Dane Vannatter (April 23); Benny Benack III, enjoying a national career as a jazz/blues singer and trumpeter.

Benny’s band is a group of New York studio players. (June 11); The RiverStone Farm outdoor concert returns with In Transit, a 9-piece fabulous cover band that has played numerous major corporate events (August 14); Katherine Farnham, a 9-time Global Music Award winner, internationally acclaimed jazz singer/songwriter with Nashville studio musicians (September 17); Take 3 - rock-star charisma in popular and classical music (October 8) and for the first time ARCA is offering Carnival of Souls in a “Celtic Christmas” on December 4.

Two great Bluegrass bands make their Lincoln Hall debut – Joe Mullins and The Radio Ramblers (May 6) and The David Mayfield Parade (july 9). Audience favorite Fast Track returns on October 22.

Classical artists include The Alexander String Quartet (March 27); the amazing pianist Nathan Carterette with a superb program of Tschaikovsky and Prokofiev (April 10); Katherine Soroka performs a classical cabaret of art songs, opera, jazz standards and musical theatre (November 6) and David Allen Wehr, international prize-winning pianist offers an all-Chopin program (November 20).

Wurlitzer Theatre Organ aficionados will be amazed by the debut of multi-faceted performer Dennis James (July 31); the return of Clark Wilson featuring the silent film “The Freshman” starring Harold Lloyd (May 22) and Dave Wickerham’s Christmas Celebration (December 11).

The Red Brick Gallery and Gift Shop opens on April 10 with weekend hours of Fridays 1 – 6 PM, Saturdays 11 AM – 7 PM and Sundays Noon – 5 PM.

Allegheny RiverStone Center for the Arts is “the cultural jewel of the region.”


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