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Karan Casey Concert & Workshop

BRIMS and WTJU FM present:

Karan Casey Concert & Workshop

A Virtual Event

Concert: Friday, January 29th 7:00 p.m.

Join singer Karan Casey for an exclusive concert pre recorded specially for BRIMS! The 1-hour concert will be followed the next day, January 30th at 2 p.m., by an online Zoom workshop* with Karan.

Note: Ticket holders will be provided with a link for the online concert and at 7:00 on January 29th the concert video link goes live and purchasers will have access to the video for 2 weeks from that time. Workshop participants will be sent a Zoom link before the workshop to gain entrance.



*Workshop with Karan Casey (Zoom): Saturday, January 30th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Workshop details: Folk and Traditional Irish Singing Pedagogy with Karan Casey: “I love songs and would love for people to experience the joy of singing. Singing keeps me steady and safe. Aengus, The god of Love, was reputed to blow out his kisses into the air where they then changed into birds and flew around his head protecting him! I feel the same thing happens with songs, they are a balm and a comfort to me and hopefully by extension, to the people listening or singing along.”  This class is open to participants at all levels and of all ages, regardless of prior singing experience. Songs will be “teased out” during the class, by listening to, learning, and exploring the songs together. Orality, ornamentation and voice placement, along with collecting and sourcing songs, will be discussed.


Karan Casey has long been recognized as one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices in Irish traditional and folk music. Singing songs charged with a sense of social responsibility in a career spanning over 25 years, Karan has released 7 solo albums as well as an album for children, a duet album with John Doyle and numerous contributions to other artists’ projects. She has toured extensively throughout North America, Europe and Japan, performing with her own band as well as collaborating with a diverse roster of renowned musicians.

Concert Ticket Levels & Workshop Prices:

Concert Ticket Level 1

$15

Concert Ticket Level 2, Premier Support

$20 In choosing the premier ticket level, you are helping BRIMS to defray the costs of bringing concerts and workshops of this caliber to our community. BRIMS is a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization. Due to COVID, BRIMS has moved all classes & concerts online in order to continue our mission of creating community through Irish music, song & dance.

Workshop Price

$30

Concert/Workshop Combo Price

$40

Thank you

to our partners in music

Blue Ridge Irish Music School  ~  2146 Lakeside Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901

(434) 409-9631  ~  brimstunes@gmail.com

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