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Blarney Star Concert Series: fiddler Tony DeMarco launches The Sligo Indians with Smithsonian Folkways

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Friday, May 16th 2008 at 9pm
at Glucksman Ireland House NYU

 Tony DeMarco

New York fiddler Tony DeMarco will celebrate the release of his new Smithsonian Folkways recording The Sligo Indians. A Brooklyn native of mixed Italian and Irish descent, Tony is a master of the intricate ornamentation, swinging rhythm and profuse melodic improvisation that characterize the famed County Sligo fiddle style. Tony was mentored by the late, great Paddy Reynolds, recorded an acclaimed duet album with New York fiddler Brian Conway and has been at the center of the Irish music scene in New York for three decades.

Admission is free for Members of Glucksman Ireland House and NYU students with valid NYU ID.
$15 at the door for all others. No advance tickets.

Directions to Glucksman Ireland House NYU.

Also visit www.blarneystar.com for more information about the Blarney Star Concert Series.