Hi to our friends everywhere!
Apparently it’s really happening. We’ll be stepping up in front of a live audience tomorrow. Still with precautions - half capacity theatre, microphone covers, disinfectant and all… Here we go!
Aug 7 - GALWAY DAYS. 12:05 is our set (= 9:05 in Ireland&UK). We're just before the first intermission. Full schedule below.
Sydney Lawrence Theatre (in the PAC), Anchorage, or on Youtube.
Aug 20 - ALASKA STATE FAIR, Bluebonnet Stage (outdoors). 6 - 7 pm, we’ll be playing a set with our friend Shonti Elder
Aug 26 - ALASKA STATE FAIR, Bluebonnet Stage (outdoors). 6 - 7 pm, we’ll be playing a set with our friend Shonti Elder
Sept 4 - TUMBLEWEED MUSIC FESTIVAL is virtual again this year, but Tania and Felicia go live on Zoom for a hurdy gurdy workshop.
Also pre-recorded festival sets from Opland-Freeman, from Pint & Dale, and from Les Strompettes.
Sept 5 - ALASKA STATE FAIR, Bluebonnet Stage (outdoors). 3 - 3:45, Tania and Mike in a duo set.
Phew. If we have time, we’ll also squeeze in a live stream concert on August 28, but we don’t want to overload you, or us!
Hope to see you out there, either live or online.
🌈🎶 Tania & Mike
🌞 🌻 🌤 ☀️ D E T A I L S 🌞 🌻 🌤 ☀️ 🌞 🌻 🌤 ☀️ D E T A I L S 🌞 🌻 🌤 ☀️ 🌞 🌻 🌤 ☀️
Aug 7 - GALWAY DAYS. Sydney Lawrence Theatre, Anchorage, or on Youtube. 11:00 Jubilee (video) / 11:20 Wade Hampton Miller (live) / 11: 40 Philip Price (video) / 12:05 Opland - Freeman (live) / 12:30 Intermission / 1:00 Brian Conway (video) / 1:25 MS Cloggers (live) / 1:35 Caitlin Warbelow (live) / 2:00 John Walsh (video) / 2:30 Derry Aires (live) / 2:55 Intermission / 3:10 Wings to Fly (live) / 3:30 Irish Dance Academy of Alaska (live) Aug 20 & 26 -ALASKA STATE FAIR, 6 - 7 pm. Two unexpected and much appreciated opportunities for us to play some Irish music with dear friend and extraordinary fiddler Shonti Elder on the Bluebonnet Stage (outdoors) - the BEST stage at the State Fair.
Aug 28 - Maybe a live stream concert, but we’ll have to get back to you about that one!
Opland-Freeman and Pint & Dale also appear in the Tribute concert “Songs of Alice Winship."
"Live” (via Zoom) workshop Saturday 1pm Pacific Time: Les Strompettes (Felicia Dale & Tania Opland) present --
"It's a Hurdy Gurdy: Demonstrations of hurdy gurdy features and techniques, and answers to your questions." To sign up and get Zoom login information, send an email with "5 - It's a Hurdy Gurdy" in the subject line to tumblewee...@gmail.com. Sept 5 - ALASKA STATE FAIR 3:00 - 3:45 pm. Tania and Mike will be singing and playing selections from our treasure trove of music on the Bluebonnet Stage (outdoors) - the BEST stage at the State Fair.