The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas


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The acclaimed Irish singer Cathie Ryan and her award-winning band celebrate a traditional Irish American Christmas with The Winter’s Heart. Featuring Cathie’s heart-stirring vocals, her band’s virtuoso musicianship, and beloved stories, poetry and song, this musical celebration of the holidays is sure to warm the heart.

From ethereal hymns to exuberant jigs and reels, The Winter’s Heart revels in the wealth of Irish Christmas traditions including leaving a candle in the window to light loved ones home, hunting for the wren on St Stephen’s Day, Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas), and more. The rituals of the Winter Solstice, for centuries considered a sacred time in Ireland, will also be honored in this beautiful program.

The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas is a holiday event sure to kindle the warmth and joy of the season.

THE WINTER’S HEART 2016 TOUR DATES:

Nov 30, 2016 Kennett Square, PA
Longwood Gardens Exhibition Hall at 8:00pm
www.longwoodgardens.org/events-and-performances/music-performances-and-theater

Dec 1, 2016 Germantown, MD
Blackrock Center for the Arts at 7:30pm
www.blackrockcenter.org/

Dec 2, 2016 Lawrence Township, NJ
Notre Dame High School Theatre at 7:30pm
www.ndnj.org
For tickets: Colette Breen 202 577 3998

Dec 8, 2016 Chicago IL
The Irish American Heritage Center at 8:00pm
www.irish-american.org/

Dec 9, 2016 East Lansing, MI
Michigan State University Community Music School at 7:30pm
www.tenpoundfiddle.org/tickets/

Dec 10, 2016 Milwaukee, WI
The Irish Culture & Heritage Center of Wisconsin at 7:30pm
www.ichc.net/

Dec 14, 2016 Miamisburg, OH
The Historic Plaza Theatre at 8pm
www.facebook.com/events/512864632246286/
for tickets: https://sunnyskies.ticketleap.com/cathie-ryan/
For more info: +1 937-979-0920

Dec 15, 2016 Muncie, IN
Emens Auditorium at Pruis Hall, Ball State University at 7:30pm
www.cms.bsu.edu/Web/Emens

Dec 16, 2016 Marietta, Ohio
People’s Bank Theater 8:00pm
www.peoplesbanktheater.com

Dec 17, 2016 Minneapolis, MN
The Cedar Cultural Center at 8:00pm
http://www.thecedar.org/

Dec 18, 2016 St Cloud, MN
The Paramount Center for the Arts at 3:00pm
http://www.paramountarts.org/