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The Murphy Beds (Irish folk)

Fri, 03/04/2016 - 8:00pm

This concert presented in conjunction with the AANM exhibition The Map is Not the Territory: Parallel Paths -- Palestinian, Native American, Irish.

Jefferson Hamer and Eamon O’Leary present traditional and original folk songs with close harmonies and deft arrangements on bouzouki, guitar and mandolin. O’Leary played Irish music while growing up in Dublin, then relocated to immerse himself in New York City’s traditional music scene. Brooklyn-based guitarist/vocalist Hamer won a 2013 BBC Radio 2 Folk Award with Anais Mitchell for their adaptations of English and Scottish folk songs.

In partnership with the Gaelic League of Detroit. Ticket holders may also enjoy a complimentary Irish dance workshop starting at 7 p.m.  

Free, lighted parking is available in the municipal parking lot north of the AANM; enter lot from Michigan Avenue by turning north onto Neckel Street, just west of AANM.