Irish and Celtic bands bring lively entertainment to libraries

February 27, 2018
Spokane, WA  – March is rollicking along with live musical performances from Howling Gales, Floating Crowbar, and Broken Whistle at Spokane County Library District.

Howling Gaels perform lively jigs and reels, love songs, airs, drinking songs and traditional Irish songs sure to get your feet tapping. This Celtic band includes two soloists on violin and tin whistle and a masterful rhythm section of bouzouki, bass, and traditional Irish percussion. You can enjoy their music at Argonne Library on Saturday, March 3, 2–3pm.

Floating Crowbar play a high energy mix of Irish instrumental music and songs drawn from traditional and contemporary sources played on uilleann pipes, flute, whistle, banjo, and mandolin as well as fiddle and guitar. You can hear this expressive quartet at multiple performances:
 
MEDICAL LAKE
Monday, Mar 5, 3–4pm

DEER PARK
Tuesday, Mar 6, 6:30–7:30pm


SPOKANE VALLEY
Wednesday, Mar 7, 7:30–8:30pm

AIRWAY HEIGHTS
Thursday, Mar 8, 6:30–7:30pm


MORAN PRAIRIE
Monday, Mar 12, 5–6pm
 
Broken Whistle play gentle traditional ballads and sparkling contemporary reels with compelling vocals as they celebrate the energetic beauty of Celtic music, on three fiddles and an upright bass with rich vocal harmonies and a wide variety of acoustic instrument combinations. You can enjoy the energetic beauty of their music at multiple shows:
 
CHENEY
Sunday, March 4, 2–3pm

OTIS ORCHARDS
Saturday, March 10, 2–3pm

FAIRFIELD
Tuesday, March 13, 6:30–7:30pm

NORTH SPOKANE
Thursday, March 15, 7:30–8:30pm
 
Spokane County Library District provides resources and opportunities for a community to learn, work, create, and thrive together. The District operates 11 libraries throughout Spokane County that include Airway Heights, Argonne, Cheney, Deer Park, Fairfield, Medical Lake, Moran Prairie, North Spokane, Otis Orchards, Spokane Valley, and The BookEnd. Through a reciprocal agreement with Spokane Public Library and Liberty Lake Municipal Library, library services are provided at no charge to residents of each these service areas.
 
For more information on our libraries or programs, please visit www.scld.org or call 509.893.8200.
 
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Contact:
Jane Baker, Communication & Development Officer
(509) 893-8205