Tribute to Johnny Cunningham in New York City

An all-star ensemble of Celtic musicians will pay tribute to
Johnny
Cunningham
, the inimitable Scottish fiddler and raconteur who died in
December 2003. The program features music written by Johnny, including
selections from the score to

Peter & Wendy
, as well as a variety of tunes he liked to play.

The ensemble includes Johnny’s brother, accordionist
Phil
Cunningham
; fiddler
Kevin
Burke
, multi-instrumentalist Seamus Egan of
Solas;
vocalist
Susan
McKeown
: and guitarist Aidan Brennan.The concert will take place Saturday, February 5, at 8 p.m., at Town Hall,
located on 123 W. 43rd St. & Ave of The Americas. $35/$30 // World Music
Institute friends: $30/$26.

[Photo: Phil Cunningham].

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. He was also the executive producer of the first Latino feature film made in North Carolina titled “Los sueños de Angélica.”.

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