Jamie & Megan at Gaston Library
Gaston Library, 1555 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC
One-hour show at 11:00 AM, a performance area inside the library with sound system, free admission, open to the general public.
U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval and enchanting vocalist Megan McConnell take their audience on an exciting, one-hour musical journey through Scotland, Ireland, and Brittany (Celtic France), evocatively reimagining ancient love songs, toe-tapping peasant dances, and the recounting of mysterious tales from the Celtic world. Intimate morning concert in the library. Free and open to the public.
Recognized throughout the U.S and Britain as one of the premier performers of traditional Scottish music on the international music scene today, Laval performed for Her Majesty the Queen, appeared on Dave Matthews platinum Some Devil album, and presented a TED Talk on the value of arts and music in our communities. www.JamieLaval.com
Vocalist Megan McConnell is lauded for the ethereal, lyric beauty of her singing, her broad stylistic range, and her perky, theatrical performance sense.