Celtic music, dance featured in Minerva

Piper Conor Freeland will be one of many performers featured at the Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce’s seventh annual Evening of Celtic Music and Dance March 23 at the Roxy Theatre in Minerva. (Submitted photo)

MINERVA–The music of Ireland and Scotland, as well as Irish step dancing, return to the Roxy Theatre stage in Minerva at 7 p.m. March 23

The Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce will offer its seventh annual Evening of Celtic Music and Dance, featuring tunes from traditional to contemporary performed on small pipes, Great Highland bagpipes, Uilleann pipes, bouzouki, flute, fiddle, penny whistle, guitar, bodhran and vocals. Performers will include dancers from the O’Kennedy-Holland Irish Dance Academy, One String Short, Bealtaine from Pittsburgh, and musicians Tom Freeland, Amie Hill Fankhauser and Jim Graysmith.

Refreshments, including Scottish shortbread, scones and other Celtic treats, will be for sale.

Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and admission will be $5 per person, with all proceeds benefiting improvements and programming at the Roxy, located at 120 N. Market St.

For information or to reserve tickets, call the chamber at 330-868-7979 or e-mail denise.freeland@minervachamber.org.

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