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Seamus Egan

Groton Hill Music Center [Groton]

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Date: December 2, 2022
Time: 12:00 am
Location: Groton Hill Music Center
Address: 122 Old Ayer Rd Groton

It’s hard to think of an artist in traditional Irish music more influential than Seamus Egan. From his beginnings as a teen prodigy to his groundbreaking solo work with Shanachie Records, to founding Irish-American powerhouse band Solas – the pre-eminent Irish-American band of their generation for decades– and his current work as one of the leading composers and interpreters of the tradition, Egan has inspired multiple generations of musicians and helped define the sound of Irish music today. He’s put his mark on the sound of the Irish flute, tenor banjo, guitar, mandolin, tin whistle, and low whistle, among others. He was also behind the soundtrack for the award-winning film The Brothers McMullen, co-wrote Sarah McLachlan’s breakout hit, “I Will Remember You,” and has scored numerous documentaries and indie films since.