Posted by Christina Jedra February 5, 2013 11:00 AM
The following was submitted by Lord Geoffrey Presents:
Once in a while a world touring band transits through the area and for one reason or another no formal concert has been booked. This Wednesday we have such a situation. Back when I was producing concerts at the Burren (I have since moved on to Johnny D's) I was able to arrange for Vermont-based GYPSY REEL to play for exposure (not that they need it) in their front room. GYPSY REEL will be treating this as a band practice for their upcoming tour in Guatemala, and are looking forward to seeing their Boston area pals and making new ones.
Gypsy Reel play high energy stirring music rooted in the Celtic tradition but garnered from the whole world. Their music is an exciting synthesis of world rhythms and influences from 3 continents.
Their new studio album, ‘Red Red Rose' features music from the tradition and original material from the band.
Their tours of the States, Canada and the UK have gained them rave reviews - ‘Ended the set in a frenzy’, ‘Gypsy Reel rocks stage at Charleston Spoleto Festival’ ‘Fine sparky playing - bags of
The line-up includes hot banjoist Claudine Langille, formerly of ‘Touchstone’, the sensational Irish/American fusion band that won critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic, Graham Parker –
fiddler extraordinaire; and Camille Parker who has captivated the hearts of audiences across the globe with her singing. Claudine and Camille have been priased for their "twin turbo vocals."
"Fine sparky playing: bags of originality" - Andy Cheyne: Folk Roots
"The hottest acoustic band around: - The Message, Chester, Vermont
"A sound which is flawless and an atmosphere which is incredible.
Even the most reserved audience would find them irresistible. They play each number as if it’s the final one, " - Rock ‘n Reel
"The frail frame of Camille Parker holds a remarkable rich and powerful voice." - Tyke’s News
Gypsy Reel have been perfecting their eclectic blend of Celtic and original music for over 20 years all over the world. Don’t miss this chance to hear these great musicians in a rare acoustic setting.