Eileen Ivers: A Joyful Christmas

in the Event Gallery
eileen ivers playing
  • December 2nd 2021 8:00pm
  • Doors: 7:00 PM | Show Time: 8:00 PM

  • Event Gallery
  • The Event Organizer is requiring all attendees of this event to have received a negative COVID-19 test within 48-hours prior to entering the venue OR be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more below.

About The Show:

What’s the difference between a fiddle and a violin?

In the hands of a celebrated guest soloist with over 50 Symphony Orchestras, who also shreds electric fiddle through fuzz, wah and looping effects

…who is called “the future of the Celtic Fiddle” by the Washington Post, and “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin” by the New York Times

…who is Bronx born, yet the 9-time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion.

What’s the difference? Nothing, in the hands of Eileen Ivers.

Grammy®-Awarded and Emmy-nominated, Eileen Ivers continues to push the fiddling tradition boundaries from a folk music staple to a fiercely fresh, powerfully beautiful, intensely driving world stage experience. Eileen has performed with Sting, ‘Fiddlers 3’ with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Regina Carter, Patti Smith, Al Di Meola, The Chieftains, was the groundbreaking Musical Star of Riverdance, a founding member of Cherish the Ladies, a former member of the Hall & Oates band, a featured instrumentalist on soundtracks including “Gangs of New York” and Back to Titanic”, and she is one of the most awarded A​ll-Ireland Fiddle and Banjo champions ever. Eileen has been proclaimed “a national treasure” by NCTA Board Chairman George Holt as she celebrates her 30 plus year career as a performer, composer, producer, songwriter, band leader, educator, multi-instrumentalist and renowned pioneer in connecting her American, Irish traditional, jazz, blues, and world roots.

Eileen’s most recent CD, Beyond the Bog Road, and its extensively researched sixteen-page liner notes focus on the influences of the Celtic tradition on Roots music (bluegrass, French-Canadian, Cajun, Appalachian, Americana) and how the music journeyed on to become a fundamental ingredient of the American Country music tradition. Irish Music Magazine called it “a triumph …a musical Magnus-Opus” and the album reached number one on the Alt-Country Roots Music Chart.

Eileen’s new, energetic, joyous and passionate band, Universal Roots, connect music, cultures, stories and emotions that tie us together …celebrating the fact that we are more alike than dissimilar. Music truly is the universal language. The ensemble, with a broad array of instrumentation, features Matt Mancuso (lead vocals, guitar, trumpet, fiddle), Buddy Connolly (button accordion, whistles, piano, vocals), Lindsey Horner (upright and electric bass, baritone sax, vocals), Dave Barckow (lead vocals, percussion, guitar), together with Eileen on fiddle, mandolin, banjo, bodhran, and live looping. 

Keeping You COVID Safe

In attending the event, you certify and attest that you and all individuals in your party attending the event will abide by the following regulations:

  • All fans will provide printed proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 48-hours prior to entering the venue, OR will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks after final dose) at the time of the event and provide proof of vaccination - either the original vaccination card or a printed copy of the vaccination card.
  • Unvaccinated fans under 12 years of age, or fans with a valid medical note preventing vaccination, will be required to take a COVID-19 diagnostic test within 48-hours before the event and will provide proof of negative result prior to entering the venue. These regulations will apply to all members of your party before they are allowed entry to the event and to any users of the tickets purchased by you.

Event Gallery Concert COVID FAQs

  • Are masks required?

    If you are not vaccinated, we ask that you wear your mask during the show.

  • What type of test should I get? When and where should I get it?

    • Rapid antigen tests and molecular (aka PCR) tests will be accepted.
    • Here is a link to locate nearby testing sites.

  • What type of vaccination proof will you accept?

    ANY ONE of the following methods can be supplied for proving vaccination, along with a photo ID:

    • Physical vaccination card
    • Printed copy of vaccination card
    • NY Excelsior Pass

  • Will testing be available onsite?

    No, please make sure you have proof of negative test results prior to entering the venue.

Disclaimer: All dates, acts, times, and ticket prices are subject to change at any time without notice.