Golden Bough present Celtic music in Azalea Park Sunday afternoon

By The Curry Coastal Pilot August 11, 2012 08:39 am

The Celtic band Golden Bough will perform at Azalea Park Sunday. The Pilot/Bill Schlichting

Golden Bough will make its annual trek to Brookings to perform during an American Music Festival concert at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Azalea Park bandshell.

Golden Bough has performed worldwide with their renditions of Celtic music. 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

The Rotary Club of Brookings-Harbor will operate the 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.

Concerts remaining for the 2012 season are:

•Aug. 26 – Bar Misfits Klezmer Band, a Rogue Valley group performing Eastern European, gypsy, Jewish and Middle Eastern music.

•Sept. 9 – Tempest, a Celtic Rock group from San Francisco.

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.