Final Revels Fringe Concert Features Celtic Harpist Maeve Gilchrist

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Celtic harpist Maeve Gilchrist will perform in Watertown at the Revels Fringe concert on April 27.

Celtic harpist Maeve Gilchrist will perform in Watertown at the Revels Fringe concert on April 27.

The following piece was provided by Revels:

Experience the voices at the forefront of today’s music scene at Revels FRINGE, a series of concerts exploring the unpredictable edge of the folk process.

Join us for our final Revels FRINGE concert of 2019 when the innovative Celtic harpist Maeve Gilchrist presents her new solo show, The Harp Weaver, Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 p.m., at the Belmont-Watertown UMC in Watertown, MA.

An amazing young artist known for examining and redrawing the boundaries of traditional music, Maeve was one of our first FRINGE performers, appearing with Galician piper Carlos Nuñez in 2014 and with avant-garde folk musician Sam Amidon in 2015. 

Rooted in the traditions of her native Scotland, Maeve has continuously pushed boundaries and has taken the music of the traditional lever harp to the outer limits. With both the ability and the instinct to straddle several disciplines she moves easily from the traditional to the cutting edge. In one of the first performances of The Harp Weaver, her new solo show, she will demonstrate her range and share some of her passion for the instrument and the wealth of music that it has inspired  Don’t miss it!

Here’s Maeve performing Richard Thompson’s Beeswing at our first FRINGE concert:

What the critics say:

A phenomenal harp player who can make her instrument ring with unparalleled purity.” – Dirty Linen 

 “Both fascinating and absorbing in equal measure, an original voice.” – Kenny Mathieson, The Scotsman 

The concert will be held in the intimate setting of Fellowship Hall at the Belmont-Watertown UMC, 80 Mt. Auburn St., Watertown, MA. The Belmont-Watertown UMC is handicap accessible. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. for the 7:30 p.m. concert.

All Tickets: $25 (general admission)  

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