Golden Bough bring celtic sounds to Azalea Park Sunday

By The Curry Coastal Pilot July 29, 2011 10:42 pm

 

Golden Bough will continue the celebration of its 30th anniversary with a concert at the Azalea Park band shell at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 31.

This family-friendly concert is sponsored by The American Music Festival.

Golden Bough has performed worldwide with their renditions of Celtic music. In its program “America Bound,” which will be presented at the concert, this trio of modern day minstrels will take the audience on a musical journey from the old world to the new.

 

 

Golden Bough will continue the celebration of its 30th anniversary with a concert at the Azalea Park band shell at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 31.

This family-friendly concert is sponsored by The American Music Festival.

Golden Bough has performed worldwide with their renditions of Celtic music. In its program “America Bound,” which will be presented at the concert, this trio of modern day minstrels will take the audience on a musical journey from the old world to the new. 

The trio performs on an array of acoustic instruments: Celtic harp, guitar, penny-whistle, violin, mandolin, accordion, and bodhran (the Celtic hand drum).

For more information on Golden Bough, their recordings, concert schedule and history, visit www.goldenboughmusic.com.

The Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor will operate its Snack Shack during the concert. People are welcome to bring their own lunch and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as lawn chairs and blankets for seating.

Because of a cancellation, the remaining groups scheduled for the American Music Festival have been changed. In place of the Oregon Coast Lab Band and Evolution jazz band, contemporary country music will be performed by Bobby and Lori Jo on Aug. 14.

The final concert of the season will be on Aug. 28 when BluesBox Bayou Band presents Americana, Cajun and Zydeco music.

In case of bad weather, the concerts move indoors to the Redwood Theater in downtown Brookings.

The American Music Festival is a nonprofit organization under the umbrella of the Brookings Area Council for the Arts, operated by a volunteer board.

For more information, contact Les Cohen at the Brookings-Harbor Chamber of Commerce, 541-469-3181.