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Gaelic Roots Music, Song, Dance, Workshop, and Lecture Series

Fall 2014 Events
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Irish Programs, University Libraries, and the Alumni Association of Boston CollegeDirected by BC Sullivan Artist-in-Residence, Séamus Connolly
. The series presents concerts, lectures, and presentations based on the Gaelic music and dance traditions of Ireland, Scotland, and the United States.

Admission:Free
Events may be subject to change.
Event Contact:  irish@bc.edu or 617-552-6396
www.bc.edu/gaelicroots
http://facebook.com/gaelicroots

Don and Cindy Roy
Don and Cindy Roy


Thursday, September 25, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Concert of Franco-American and Celtic music on fiddle and piano with:
Don and Cindy Roy
Theology and Ministry Library on BC's Brighton campus

Kieran Jordan
Kieran Jordan


Tuesday, October 7, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Irish dance and céilí, directed by Kieran Jordan:
Live music provided by Séamus Connolly with Boston College students and special guests
Gasson Hall Irish Room on BC's Chestnut Hill campus

Kimberley Fraser
Kimberley Fraser


Thursday, November 13, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Mac Morin
Mac Morin


Concert of Cape Breton fiddle and piano music:
Kimberley Fraser and Mac Morin
Cadigan Alumni Center on BC's Brighton campus

Robbie O'Connell and Aoife Clancy
Robbie O'Connell and Aoife Clancy


Tuesday, December 9, 2014
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Gaelic Roots Christmas concert:
Robbie O'Connell and Aoife Clancy
Cadigan Alumni Center on BC's Brighton campus

Theology and Ministry Library Auditorium
Brighton Campus (Sept. 25 event only)

Google maps gives the approximate entrance to Brighton Campus as 2117 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton MA. Enter the Brighton Campus from Commonwealth Avenue. Within the campus, turn left immediately after the second building (Cadigan Center). Make a quick right into the large parking lot in front of the Theology and Ministry Library. Free event parking is available directly in front of the Library. The auditorium entrance is on the ground floor. A map of the Boston College Brighton Campus is available at: http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/a-z/maps/s-brighton.html

Gasson Hall Irish Room, Chestnut Hill Campus (Oct. 7 event only)
Limited street parking is available. Observe posted signs. Google map link:
http://goo.gl/maps/I6f

Visitors to Gasson Hall who wish to park on the Chestnut Hill campus itself must use one of the garages. Garage info:
http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/offices/transportation/visitor.html


Cadigan Alumni Center​, Brighton Campus (Nov. 13 & Dec. 9 events)

Google maps gives the approximate entrance to Brighton Campus as 2117 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton MA. After you enter the Brighton Campus from Commonwealth Avenue, the second left leads to a small parking lot in front of the Cadigan Alumni Center. Free event parking is available in the small lot and other adjacent areas. 


Walking/Public Transportation

The closest MBTA stop is Boston College station, the last stop on the “B" line.

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All events are subject to change. Inclement weather: visit http://www.bc.edu/bcinfo for updates on weather-related cancellations at BC.