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BRASS LASSIE in Concert
November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$20.00
Brass Lassie boldly combines traditional tunes, songs, and style with dazzling modern horn lines, creating their own genre of remarkable music. The ensemble performs extraordinary takes on Scottish, Irish, and continental music, featuring a powerful 4-piece horn section, a terrific rhythm section, fiddle, flutes, pipes, and voice, plus guest percussive dance. $20 general admission. Youth 18 and under receive free admission at the door.
Laura MacKenzie (founder/director): flutes, whistles, smallpipes, concertina, voice
Mary Vanorny: fiddle
Patrice Pakiz: piano
Tricia Lerohl: French horn
Beckett Shuholm: trumpet
Peter Enblom: trombone
Dave Budimer: bass trombone
Marc Anderson: percussion
Enrique Toussaint: bass
Brass Lassie will be joined by dancers Joe Chvala and Karla Grotting of the Flying Foot Forum!
“Joyful and sophisticated” – Dáithí Sproule
“Bold, joyous, highly infectious” — fROOTS (U.K.)
“Refreshing, wide-ranging and highly entertaining” — Irish Music Magazine (Dublin)
“This mini-orchestra grabs you by the ears and won’t let go. It could be the biggest thing to happen to North American Celtic music, ever!” — Phil Nusbaum, KBEM/Jazz88