Those that are craving conventional Irish music for St. Patrick’s Day this yr with out the danger of coronavirus are in luck.
Poisoned Dwarf, a Williamsburg-based music group, will carry out just about on St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) on Facebook Live as a part of Hampton History Museum’s digital Entrance Porch Music Collection.
“Poisoned Dwarf performs virtuosic, progressive and passionate renditions of conventional Irish and Scottish music on acoustic devices,” in keeping with the museum’s information launch on Monday. “5 proficient musicians create a driving sonic power that has been charming audiences for over a decade with whistles, flutes, violin, guitar, percussion, and uilleann pipes [the national bagpipe of Ireland] along with thrilling and lyrical vocals.”
The band members embrace Thomas DeRose, Stewart Pittman, Lance Pedigo, Mei-Li Garcia and Patrick Rooney.
DeRose, Stewart and Pedigo are thought of the founding members of the group with the three having gotten their begin within the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums.
DeRose began enjoying the fife with the Fifes and Drums when he was simply ten years outdated. Pedigo joined the Fifes and Drums as a “younger drummer,” however would go on to function each the supervisor of of the group in addition to managing Colonial Williamsburg’s music division. Stewart, who comes from a household of bagpipers, initially performed the snare drum for the Fifes and Drums however is taken into account by his friends to be a “grasp of all method of bagpipes,” in keeping with the museum’s information launch.
Garcia, a graduate of William & Mary, started enjoying violin by way of the Suzuki methodology when she was simply 3 years outdated. Rooney began his musical profession in church choirs earlier than taking on the electrical bass when he was 14 years outdated. He now serves as Poisoned Dwarf’s guitarist in addition to contributing on the mandolin.
The digital live performance might be stay streamed on the Hampton History’s Museum’s Facebook page on Wednesday, March 17 from 7-8 p.m.
The occasion is free and open to the general public.
Unable to stream the efficiency stay? The museum will put up it to their web site following the present..
For extra details about the occasion or different Entrance Porch Collection performances, go to the Hampton Historical past Museum’s Fb web page or the museum’s website.
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