CES at FSU to Present Irish Folk Group Brock McGuire Band in LIVE! at Starscape Performance

April 8, 2017
7:30 PM

CES at Frostburg State University

CES at Frostburg State University will present the traditional Irish musicians of the Brock McGuire Band in a LIVE! at StarScape club performance on Saturday, April 8, in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall of FSU's Lane University Center. The 7:30 p.m. event features table and bar service and a menu of appetizers and desserts.The band is known in Ireland for its passion, precision and authenticity. Tuneful instrumentation is showcased in a diverse repertoire that emphasizes traditional Irish music and impressive arrangements of American old-timey, bluegrass, French-Canadian and Celtic traditions.Two of Ireland's most celebrated traditional musicians lead the band: button accordionist and melodeonist Paul Brock and fiddler Manus McGuire. Together, they have been at the forefront of Irish music for many years. Joining them are Dublin-based Garry O'Meara on banjo, mandolin and vocals and acclaimed pianist and composer Denis Carey.Immediately following the performance, the musicians will join WFWM Station Director Chuck Dicken for an interactive session as part of the Offstage With WFWM program.Performance tickets are $22 for adults and $19.80 for youth under 17. Corporate and group discount rates are also available.For more information, contact the CES box office at 301-687-3137 or visit CES' webpage at http://ces.frostburg.edu. CES is supported by a grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business and Economic Development, MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. The CES 60th Anniversary season is supported in part by the city of Frostburg and the FSU Foundation.Situated in the mountains of Allegany County, Frostburg State University is one of the 12 institutions of the University System of Maryland. FSU is a comprehensive, residential regional university and serves as an educational and cultural center for Western Maryland. For more information, visit www.frostburg.edu or facebook.com/frostburgstateuniversity. Follow FSU on Twitter @frostburgstate.FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.