Golden Bough ~ “Ireland to America”
The Gold Country Celtic Society will host its 23rd annual Robert Burns Celebration: Dinner and Ceilidh on Saturday, January 18, 2014 at the Miners Foundry. An elegant dinner served by Chef Antonio Aayestran will feature a choice of beef, fish, or vegetarian entrees. The Playing of the Pipes, Offerings of Haggis, and wee drams of Single-malt Scotch will accompany traditional toasts such as the Address to the Haggis, Toast to the Lassies and Lads, and the Immortal Memory Address to Burns.
The Brigadoon Pub will offer single-malt Scotch, local wines, and other libations throughout the evening. Following dinner, a traditional Scottish Ceilidh will feature the music of acclaimed Celtic trio Golden Bough. Formal or semi-formal Scottish attire is appropriate. Tickets are $55.00 for members and $60.00 for non members, and are available at the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce or by calling (530) 272-1316.
Since their inception in 1980, Golden Bough has become a popular and in demand group on both sides of the Atlantic, gaining critical acclaim and enthusiastic support from folk fans wherever they perform. Blending their voices in pristine harmony, Golden Bough back themselves on an array of rare and common acoustic instruments. Golden Bough captures the essence and joy of traditional folk music and captivates listeners with the uniqueness of their original compositions.
The Gold Country Celtic Society was organized to celebrate the culture of the Celtic people, many of whom (particularly the Cornish and Welsh) worked the hard rock mines of Nevada County. The Society wishes to perpetuate Celtic traditions of music, dance, language, and costume.
The Mission of the Miners Foundry Cultural Center is to preserve, enhance and utilize the historic Miners Foundry for cultural, educational and social activities. The Foundry is a non profit organization, pleased to support the Gold Country Celtic Society.