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Songs of Emigration: Storytelling through Traditional Irish Music

  • Exeter Historical Society 47 Front Street Exeter, NH, 03833 United States (map)

Through traditional music, Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki relays some of the adventures, misadventures, and emotions experienced by Irish emigrants. Tirrell-Wysocki discusses the historical context of these songs, interspersing their stories with tunes from Ireland that made their way into New England’s musical repertoire, played on his fiddle or guitar. A few Irish Step Dancers from Murray Irish Dance Academy will perform at the beginning of the program.

Refreshments will be served at 6:30 pm.