Burns Nicht for British Embassy Scottish Affairs Office

National Union Building (map)

Seán returns to the Scottish Affairs Office Annual Burns Celebration. The first Burns Nicht of 2019, let it begin!

If there’s another world, he lives in bliss; If there is none, he made the best of this.
— Robert Burns

DACOR Burns Night

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Sean returns to the DACOR Bacon House Burns Dinner to perform the music of Rabbie Burns along with Scottish piper Tracy Jenkins.
For more information on DACOR: https://www.dacorbacon.org/about_us.php

“My love is like the red red rose
That’s newly sprung in June
O my love’s like the melody
That’s newly played in tune”
— Robert Burns

Burns Night at Mad Fox Brewing

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Join us at Mad Fox Brewing in Falls Church for a celebration of Scotland’s celebrated National poet Robert Burns on his 260th birthday! I will be fiddling the music of Burns, Tracy will be piping, And we have two acclaimed poetry readers as well! The party begins at 7pm! Get your reservations in!

Oh would some power the giftie gie us, To see ourselves as others see us.
— Robert Burns
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Scottish Heritage Society of North Central WV

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We are very happy to announce our friend Seán Heely will be returning to entertain us with his award-winning talents. Seán is multi-genre violinist/fiddler with many of his works inspired by the history of Scotland in the 18th century and the poetry of Rabbie Burns. Along with Seán, both Will Roboski and Katy Dillon will be demonstrating and leading dances throughout the evening, so bring your dancing shoes, it's going to get lively!
The cost is $40 per person. The menu will include your choice of Collops of Beef or Stuffed Chicken in a Leek & Cream Sauce, some Scottish delicacies, and of course, that illusive wee beastie, the Haggis!

Please RSVP by January 23, 2019. Indicate the number attending and the choice of Beef or Chicken for each guest. Make checks payable to SHSNCWV. Checks can be mailed to the Society at the following address, or presented at the door.


Greater D.C Area Scottish Session

Mad Fox Brewing Company (map)

Continue the celebration of Scotland’s National Poet Robert Burns by coming out to our Scottish session at Mad Fox Brewing. This has quickly become a not-to-be missed monthly session for those who love playing and listening to traditional Scottish music in the Greater DC Area. A lively celebration of Scottish music with local and visiting musicians, lead by National Champion Scottish Fiddler Sean Heely and Piper Tracy Jenkins. Kilts encouraged!


16th Annual Niel Gow Festival in Dunkeld & Birnam, Scotland

Dunkeld and Birnam (map)

The Niel Gow festival honors the Father of Scottish Fiddling with a 3 day festival right in the home of Niel Gow. https://www.niel-gow.co.uk/2019.htm

Full Schedule Available Here
Friday March 15th Fiddle Concert Showcase 7:30pm-10pm at the Royal Dunkeld Hotel
Saturday March 16th Birnam Institute Concert with Glencoe Lads accompanied by Greg Mannion, guitar
Sunday March 17th Workshop at Birnam Institute 10:30am-11:30am.


Strathmore Artist in Residence Concert

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May 2019 is my month of residency as a Strathmore Artist in Residence.
This concert on May 8th is in the Mansion at Strathmore. Purchase your Tickets Here

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