• Benefit Event: TEMPEST Celtic Rock Show

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    Name: Benefit Event: TEMPEST Celtic Rock Show
    Date: April 5, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    This is a special show with the amazing, electric Celtic Rock band from California, TEMPEST! This show is a benefit concert to support Oddfellows Playhouse here in Middletown, a youth theater company and our own community arts programming at The Buttonwood Tree. Thanks for saving the date! APRIL 5 Besides the incredibly lively music of Tempest, we’ll have games, food, beverages and fun and the lively dancers of the Mulcahy Academy of Irish Dance Join us! LOCATION: This event will be held in the beautiful space of First Church of Christ at 190 Court Street, Middletown. Plenty of free parking and lots of room to dance! The space is handicap accessible. FOOD and BEVERAGES will be available. WHO IS TEMPEST? Tempest: • Lief Sorbye – Vocals, Mando Guitar, Acoustic & Electric Mandolines • Adolfo Lazo – Drums • Kevin Florion – Guitars • Kathy Buys – Fiddle • Josh Fossgreen – Bass (Bio below) Sample video of the band: https://youtu.be/aflI7TUjGw8 The last 27 years have seen Tempest release nine critically acclaimed CDs on Magna Carta, and play more than 2,000 gigs. 2016 will see Tempest continue touring and bringing their Celtodelic Rock to their established and new fans while supporting their new album, “The Tracks We Leave”, on Magna Carta Records. Tempest were inspired by a Dakota Sioux proverb on the “The Tracks We Leave”, which has triple references to the environmental, spiritual and musical tracks we leave upon the world we live in. Since forming in 1988, Tempest has delivered a hybrid of high-energy Celtic Rock. But as the band has matured throughout the years, their music has morphed stylistically. World Music has seeped into Tempest’s over all sound because the band members are drawn to traditional and ethnic music from around the globe. There has been a natural progression towards coloring Tempest’s music with elements from Scandinavia, India, African and Arabic countries. Middle Eastern flavors, traditional Irish and Scottish Medleys mingle with Robert Burns poems, Norwegian lyrics and heavy rock instrumentals on Tempest’s finest record to date. Lief Sorbye, the founder of Tempest, has introduced unusual instruments into their own blend of world folk music. Keeping the spirits of the audience and the band uplifted through energetic and entertaining performances that span the spectrum from Celtic and Folk Festivals to Rock Clubs has always been the ultimate goal for Tempest. TEMPEST SOCIAL MEDIA: Tempest website: www.tempestmusic.com Tempest Facebook: www.facebook.com/TempestCelticRock/ Tempest YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/tempestcelticrock This event is sponsored by: CELTIC CAVERN Serving a fantastic late night menu til midnight! The Finest underground GastroPub in CT! Harding Development Group Middlesex Music Academy RESERVE YOUR SEAT TODAY Sponsorship opportunities are available! Contact Anne-Marie for details at TheButtonwoodTree@gmail.com
    Location:
    First Church of Christ 190 Court St. Middletown, CT 06457
    Date/Time Information:
    April 5, 2019 7:30 - 10:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Organizer The Buttonwood Tree Phone: (860) 347-4957 Email: thebuttonwoodtree@gmail.com Website: http://buttonwood.org/
    Fees/Admission:
    $20
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