Concert Information

To buy tickets: by donation

MAIL A CHECK: Please send a check made out to:  Shane Butler: 4585 Casitas Pass Rd. Ventura 93001 Please include email for confirmation. Your name will be on our will-call list.

BUY THEM AT THE DOOR for $25 suggested donation, the evening of the show

LOCAL PICK-UP: You can also pick up tickets (until 3:00 pm on day of performance if available)  only at Serendipity Toys 221 E. Matilija St. Ojai (646-2585)

ONLINE Recommended donation is $25 for adults and $15 for 7 to 15 years olds. Click the link beside the concert you want to attend, enter an amount and in the next window you will enter how many seats. For example: 2 adult and 2 kids

LOCATION:

Our concerts will be at the lovely indoor, historical landmark clubhouse, the Ojai Valley Woman’s Club, (441 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai). Seating is first come first served, with doors open at 6:30 for ticket holders, then at 6:45 for ticket buyers. (Unless noted, kids tickets can be added at the door for half price). The music will start at 7:00 pm, There will be two approximately hour long sets with a 20 minute break in the middle. Snacks, water and coffee provided.

Click HERE for ticket information or for more information call Shane Butler at 805-665-8852.  Click here for Directions and Venue Info.

If you are a baker of delicious home-made goodies, call us a week in advance at (805) 665-8852 to arrange a trade of 100 homemade treats for a ticket.

For our out-of-town guests who want to stay the night in Ojai, Casa Ojai ( http://www.ojaiinn.com )  is offering a 15% discount on their already low rates.

Celtic, Folk and Roots Music from Around the World

Friday, September 14th, at Ojai Woman’s Club

Tannahill Weavers    

Suggested donation: Adults-$25, 7 to 15-$15

The Tannahill Weavers are widely considered Scotland’s premier traditional band. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with re-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates, to old and young alike, the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people.

These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can’t get better... yet continue to do just that. The Tannahills have turned their acoustic excitement loose on audiences with an electrifying effect. They have that unique combination of traditional melodies, driving rhythmic accompaniment, and rich vocals that make their performances unforgettable. The music may be old-time Celtic, but the drive and enthusiasm are akin to straight ahead rock and roll.

Born of a session in Paisley, Scotland and named for the town’s historic weaving industry and local poet laureate Robert Tannahill, the group has made an international name for its special brand of Scottish music, blending the beauty of traditional melodies with the power of modern rhythms.

Now in 2018, The Tannahill Weavers are celebrating their 50th anniversary tour with the release of their eighteenth album, ÒRACH (“golden” in Gaelic). With ÒRACH (THE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY ALBUM), the current line-up of Roy Gullane, Phil Smillie, John Martin and Lorne MacDougall, featuring all new material – traditional and contemporary songs and sets of tunes in the Tannie’s distinctive style

Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant and humorous performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can't get better...yet continue to do just that..

Wednesday Nov. 7th, 7:00 at Ojai Woman’s Club

“ Sourdough Slim      TICKETS

Suggested donation: Adults-$25, 7 to 15-$15

Last Of The Vaudeville Cowboys

"There's no one else out there like Sourdough Slim. An accordion playing, yodeling, tongue-in-cheek, cowboy-dressed entertainer deluxe. Catchy, uplifting, irresistible, jolly fun." says Cowboy Magazine editor Darrell Arnold. One of the most original and beloved Western entertainers of our time, Sourdough Slim is a hoot to say the least. The moment this award winning Western showman steps into the spotlight, it's apparent to everyone that they're in for a rollicking good time. Ten gallon funny-man Sourdough Slim, transports us to a whimsical world where vaudevillian camp and cowboy lore intermingle to produce grins galore. 

Slims, fast-paced stage show finds him crooning Western classics, playing accordion, guitar and harmonica, dancing a jig, dishing out hilarious comedic sketches and letting loose with some absolutely mind boggling yodeling. His truly astounding yippie-ti-yi style won him the Academy of Western Artists 2001 Will Rogers Award for "Yodeler of the Year" and 2009, 2010 and 2011 nomination for "Entertainer of the Year" from the Western Music Association. 

For this tour he will be accompanied by Robert Armstrong as they transport you to a whimsical world where vaudevillian camp intermingles with cowboy lore, producing grins galore.

The Allentown Morning Call proclaims him to be a "One-man Western extravaganza!" 

The East Bay Express calls him "The most entertaining cowboy singer-yodeler-accordionist extant!"

Thursday Dec. 20th, 7:00 at Ojai Woman’s Club

“ Irish Christmas in America      TICKETS

Suggested donation: Adults-$25, 7 to 15-$15

This hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in humor and boundless energy. 

The 2018 tour features special guest singer Niamh Farrell, a Sligo vocalist who has toured with UK  singer/songwriting star David Gray. Niamh teams up with legendary West Kerry, singer Séamus  Begley, famous for his charming wit and stunning voice. This family-friendly performance features lively instrumental tunes on fiddle, flute, uilleann pipes and harp, along with thrilling Irish old-style dancing from Samantha Harvey.

In addition, evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions of Ireland. Take a memorable glimpse into the enchanting spirit of Christmas, as the finest traditional artists from Ireland, bring you on a fun-filled start to the holiday season.

Oisín Mac Diarmada – fiddle / producer

Séamus Begley – vocals / accordion

Niamh Farrell – vocals / flute

Gráinne Hambly – harp / concertina

Seán Gavin – flute / uilleann pipes

Samantha Harvey – piano / dance

Brian Cunningham – dance

 

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