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Ireland’s The Jeremiahs In Concert

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Irish Energy Comes To Old South

Old South Church Concert Series is very excited to bring highly acclaimed The Jeremiahs
to Farmington on Thursday, August 13th. Doors open at 6:30pm. Concert begins at 7pm.
Admission: Adults $25, Seniors/Students $15. Tickets can be reserved by calling 207-491-
5919 or through an online link provided in the Facebook event page or church’s website
event section.
The Jeremiahs is an Irish folk band that comprises four musicians who have come
together with the common goal of writing, composing and performing folk songs and
music. In the year 2013, weathering the initial hitches and hiccups and bothers and blips
of starting a band, The Jeremiahs formed to become a welcome gopher in the garden of
Celtic music.
From the outset The Jeremiahs grabbed the attention of the heavyweights like Irish Music
Magazine whose Sean Laffey says they are “One of the freshest bands in traditional music
“and Live Ireland who published “They are the real deal”…
They shape their sound with Dubliner Joe Gibney’s beautiful vocals and some whistle (not
at the same time); Julien Bruneteau from Brittany who plays whistle and flutes; Dublin
based James Ryan who holds down the rhythm section on guitar and bouzouki and a few
choice effects pedals; and finally Niamh Varian-Barry on fiddle and vocals.
They heralded their arrival and gained immediate recognition by winning the
Ballyshannon Folk Festival showcase competition their first year out. Two years later
they’ve released their self-titled album which includes the track ‘Forgotten Sons’ that
Christy Moore picked as the song that “tickled my ears the most” and won the 2015
TradConnect Songwriters’ Showcase.
They have travelled extensively, bringing their music far and wide and are heralded as a
live band not to be missed. With a wonderful mixture of newly composed songs and tunes
in the folk genre and a well-selected catalogue of older folk songs, they are sure to rouse
the audience’s emotions. ormed to become a welcome gopher in the garden of Celti
Hailing from County Dublin is singer Joe Gibney on vocals. On fiddle, viola and vocals is
County Cork’s Niamh Varian-Barry (formerly of Solas). On flutes and whistles is the
French born Julien Bruneteau and on guitar and bouzouki is Dublin born James Ryan.
The Jeremiahs have garnered enthusiastic reviews by professionals in the Irish/Folk
“Great songs, poignant, emotional vocals, masterful guitar and fiddle/flute conversations
that work like fine embroidery – no wonder critics love them. You will too!”— Larry
Groce, host of NPR Music’s “Mountain Stage.”

“One of the most exciting bands to come out of Ireland in many a year.” Mike Harding
Folk Show
’Superb musicians who engage with their audience to produce a memorable show,
definitely not to be missed. Irish Music at its very best.’ Charles Devlin, Director Ireby
“They are all the real deal. A great band.”— John Taber KVMR Celtic Festival
“This is the most creative and important group we have heard in Irish music in years,
they are special”— Chicago Irish American News
Visit www.thejeremiahs.ie to learn more about this highly acclaimed Irish folk band. The Jeremiahs are supported in part through grants from Culture Ireland.

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July 13
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Old South First Congregational Church, UCC
235 Main Street
Farmington, ME 04938 United States
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