Karan Casey, a founding member of the Irish supergroup Solas, long recognized as one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices in Irish traditional and folk music, will drop in at WTJU on Thursday, January 21, at 4 pm (eastern) to kick off Folk & Beyond as she chats about her upcoming concert and workshops with the Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS). You can listen at 91.1 FM, streaming at wtju.net, or by asking your smart speaker to “Play WTJU.”
“Casey’s voice is among the loveliest in folk music and she’s a wonderful interpreter of both contemporary and traditional material.” – BOSTON GLOBE
Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS) and WTJU present a virtual concert and zoom workshop with singer Karan Casey on January 29th & 30th. Karan Casey, a founding member of the Irish supergroup Solas, has long been recognized as one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices in Irish traditional and folk music. Singing songs charged with a sense of social responsibility in a career spanning over 25 years, Karan has released 7 solo albums as well as an album for children, a duet album with John Doyle and numerous contributions to other artists’ projects. For details about the concert and/or workshop, visit brimstunes.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.