Friday, September 17, 2010

Versatile And Beguiling Sarah McQuaid Tours Across The USA

Versatile and beguiling, Sarah McQuaid celebrates tradition with her elegantly crafted original songs and melodies. Drawing from Irish and Appalachian folk songs, Elizabethan ballads and 1930s American jazz, her music is grounded by an eloquent earthy voice and a distinctive guitar style that together deliver a powerful emotional punch.

 Born in Madrid and raised in Chicago, Sarah studied in France, then lived for years in Ireland and is now settled in Cornwall, England.  Her music reflects the eras she has studied and the places she has been. Unique in character, Sarah ignites thoughts and themes with beauty and grace. Her music strikes a chord in our hearts with sparkling guitar backing and velvet-tinged vocals. (www.sarahmcquaid.com)

In 2010, Sarah re-released her first two albums ( When Two Lovers Meet and I Won’t Go Home ’Til Morning) in a double-disc package for the North American market. It became the No. 1 album, and Sarah the No. 1 artist, on the FolkRadio.org Chart for February 2010. Taking in 20 concerts in 23 spring days, including Boston’s Club Passim, upstate New York’s Old Songs and Nashville’s Bluebird CafĂ©, her debut USA tour was a great success. Now she's coming back!

Fall 2010 Tour
Oct 26 Passim DADGAD Gtr Wrkshp, Cambridge, MA
Oct 27 Club Passim, Cambridge, MA
Oct 28 TurtleDove Folk Club, West Grove, PA
Oct 29 Irish Am. Assn of NJ, Rockaway, NJ
Oct 30 The PSALM Salon, Philadelphia, PA
Oct 31 Cooldog Concert Series, Kenton, DE
Nov 1 Inst of Musical Traditions,  Rockville, MD
Nov 2 The White Hart, Lynchburg, VA
Nov 4 RA Fountain Gen. Store, Fountain, NC
Nov 5  Fiddle & Bow, Winston-Salem, NC
Nov 6 North Meets South, Greensboro, NC
Nov 7 Next Door@Acoustic Cffhse, Johnson City, TN
Nov 8 Moonlight on the Mountain, Birmingham, AL
Nov 9 House Concert Chez Chase, Memphis, TN
Nov 11 Hembree House Concerts, Fayetteville, AR
Nov 12 Uncle Calvin’s Coffeehouse, Dallas, TX
Nov 14 Rice Festival,  Fischer, TX
Nov 15 Bummer Night @ArtZ Ribhouse, Austin, TX
Nov 18 Anderson Fair, Houston, TX
Nov 19 The Bugle Boy, La Grange, TX
Nov 20 The Rialto Theater, Aransas Pass, TX
Nov 21 As Radical As Reality Itself, College Sta, TX 
Nov 23 Hagen House Concert, Atlanta, GA

 

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