Concert Information

Our concerts will be at the Ojai Valley Woman’s Club, 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 if we are not sold out. (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

Sunday, July 22nd,  at DANCING OAK RANCH

$25 in advance, or at the gate Kids under 15 are free

RUNA

Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuber- ant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco and blues, they offer a thrilling and redefining take on traditional music.

RUNA consists of vocalist and step-dancer, Shannon Lambert-Ryan of Philadelphia, Dublin-born guitarist, Fionán de Barra, Cheryl Prashker of Canada on percussion, Zach White of St. Louis on guitar, vocals and mandolin, and Maggie White of Kentucky on the fiddle and Mandolin

The group has been honored internationally, winning Top Group and Top Traditional Group in the Irish Music Awards and four Independent Music Awards including Best Live Album, Best World/Traditional Song and Best Bluegrass Song.

“Best of all, RUNA sounds like no one else!” – Travis Rogers, Jr., Music Life & Times

 “Timeless and flawless…” – Jim Allford, PA Music Scene

Friday, September 14th, at DANCING OAK RANCH

$25 in advance, or at the gate Kids under 15 are free

Tannahill Weavers     

You wont want to miss a night of enchanting Scottish music as the legendary Tannahill Weavers celebrate 50 years of making great music with a stop in Ojai at the Woman’s Club on Friday, September 14th. The Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-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 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: Adults-$25, 7 to 15-$15

Sourdough Slim is a "one man Western extravaganza", crooning   Western classics, playing accordion, guitar and harmonica, dancing a jig, twirling a lariat, dishing out  hilarious comedic sketches and letting loose with award winning yippie-ti-yi-yodeling.

His fast-paced stage show combines cowboy singing, yodeling, and  timeless humor. Accompanied by Robert Armstrong they will       transport you to a whimsical world where vaudevillian camp              intermingles with cowboy lore, producing grins galore.

This show promises a rollicking good time for audiences of all ages.

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

“ Irish Christmas in America     

Tickets: Adults-$25, 7 to 15-$15

The hugely popular Irish Christmas in America show, now in its 14th season, features top Irish music, song and dance in an engaging performance rich in history, humour and boundless energy. Produced by Oisín Mac Diarmada of award-winning lrish group Téada, the 2018 tour brings back the amazing Séamus Begley, (TG4 Traditional Singer of the Year) along with Sligo singing sensation Niamh Farrell.

This family-friendly performance features evocatively-sung Irish ballads, lively instrumental tunes and thrilling Irish dancing, while evocative photographic images provide a backdrop to some of the rich historical traditions. 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 of 2018.

The holiday show was first conceived in 2005 with past tours featuring such stellar guest vocalists as Séamus Begley, Méabh Begley, Teresa Horgan, Lumiere, Karan Casey, Cara Dillon, Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh, Cathie Ryan and Michael Londra. Mac Diarmada enthuses about the program as a way to bring traditional and often unknown Irish customs to the States. “One of the most heartfelt themes of Irish Christmas is emigration,” says Mac Diarmada. “Music was a way that people stayed close to home.”

A sparkling tradition among holiday events, Irish Christmas in America is a special show to see this season.

For further information please visit www.irishchristmasinamerica.com

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