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Traditional & Contemporary Folk Duo Aaron Jones & Claire Mann Combine Technical Brilliance and Passion with guests Family Lines

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Aaron Jones and Claire Mann weave their instruments (flute, fiddle, whistle, bouzouki, guitar, bass) and vocals into intricate patterns that cross stitch Breton, Scots and Irish tunes into golden filigrees that only accomplished artisans are truly capable of. Aaron and Claire have forged a lasting musical partnership by touring together extensively over the last few years resulting in a warm, stirring and spine-chilling stage performance!

Aaron Jones (bouzouki, guitar, bass and vocals) and Claire Mann (flute, fiddle, whistle and vocals) and are two well established musicians on the folk scene today. Aaron and Claire have played together in various bands and have made countless television, radio and festival appearances worldwide. Aaron is currently touring worldwide with award winning Scottish band, Old Blind Dogs. Aaron and Claire met on the thriving Edinburgh folk music scene several years ago. Claire is a highly regarded as tutor of traditional music and has toured extensively with bands Tabache, Craobh Rua and Christy O'Leary. Together they have developed a unique and exciting musical relationship, performing a mixture of traditional and contemporary Scottish and Irish music and song.

This beguiling concert by Aaron Jones and Claire Mann will feature energy laden jigs and reels, jaunting waltzes, haunting laments and fresh perspectives on traditional tunes. Enjoy an evening of well-honed Irish music that underlines its power, quality and atmospheric depth!

Opening for the Aaron Jones and Claire Mann is the acoustic family trio Family Lines who blend rich vocal harmonies, outstanding original music and folk, blues and roots favorites. Their repertoire extends from Bob Dylan's "Wagon Wheel" to Gillian Welch's "Tear My Stillhouse Down". Delivering enchanting vocal harmonies and six different instruments between them, Family Lines serves up lively and riveting performances that'll get you out of your seats and make you feel like--well, like family.

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