The hall will be jumpin’
An evening of predominantly Celtic and folk music, with a few surprises
Kate Bevan-Baker and Friends are the featured performers at the Ceilidh at the Irish Cultural Centre in Charlottetown tonight.
The Newfoundland-born Bevan-Baker is a recognized fiddler, violinist and singer, who holds violin performance degrees from Memorial and McGill universities and is currently a PhD candidate at Concordia University.
Her career has taken her across Canada, to Europe, Russia, and China. She is also a founding member of the Newfoundland-based traditional band, The Dardanelles, and plays fiddle and sings in the Montreal-based Celtic trio, Solstice.
She will be joined for this ceilidh by well-known Island musician, Michael Pendergast, as well her father, Peter Bevan-Baker, on trumpet. The fourth performer will be Kate’s husband, Jim Doxas, a native of Montreal and a jazz drummer who has received Juno awards and Grammy nominations. He has toured the world performing with artists such as Oliver Jones, Guido Basso and Dave Douglas.
The ceilidh will feature predominantly Celtic and folk music, with a few contemporary surprises throughout the evening.
There will also be a 50/50 draw and a light lunch served during the intermission.
Doors open at 7 p.m., and the show starts at 8 p.m. Admission is at the door. For more information, call 566- 3273.
Kate Bevan-Baker and Friends, including Bevan-Baker, top left and Jim Doxas, top right, along with Peter Bevan-Baker, bottom left and Michael Pendergast, will provide the entertainment at the Irish Cultural Centre in Charlottetown tonight.