House of Hamill: Trad Nua Celtic Series
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Next up in the exciting Trad Nua Celtic Series, the acclaimed Irish band House of Hamill takes the stage at Natalie’s Grandview! Whether they are playing songs from their debut album “Wide Awake” (2016) or stomping through a set of original jigs and reels from their follow-up “March Through Storms” (2018), their chemistry onstage is always engaging and often hilarious. In the summer of 2018, their quirky all-violin cover of “Sweet Child Of Mine” went viral, amassing over 15 million views and more than 400,000 shares on Facebook in just a few weeks, and was picked up by publications all over the world.
Rose Baldino and Brian Buchanan are accomplished traditional fiddle players and classical violinists, with over 25 years of writing and performance experience between them. Together, they write unusual new fiddle tunes and exciting, unpredictable original songs while breathing new life into traditional and contemporary songs. Both are confident and unique lead vocalists, and the blend of their two voices in harmony is hypnotic and irresistible. Caroline Browning on bass has joined the group as well, and today, trio is a fixture on festival stages across the US.
Their latest release, Folk Hero, captures perfectly the frenetic energy and eclecticism of their always engaging live show. Whether they’re ripping through a set of original jigs and reels, adding lush three-part harmonies into traditional folk ballads or cracking up audiences with stories from the road, House of Hamill puts on a show that captivates the audience from the very first note.
The Trad Nua Celtic Series at Natalie’s is hosted by acclaimed Irish musician Randy Clepper. Rooted in the rich tradition of Irish and Celtic music but also with new influences, the series presents a variety of traditional acts often juxtaposing old styles with new influences, local and international artists and featuring traditional instruments.
Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022
Time: 8:00 pm
Doors Open: 7:00 pm