Legends of Celtic Harp to Play Hungry Ear, 4/5

"Legends of the Celtic Harp" featuring three of the premier Celtic harpers in the world will perform at "The Hungry Ear Coffe House" on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 PM at 1025 Mt. Vernon Highway NW in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

"LEGENDS OF THE CELTIC HARP" is a musical journey into the heart of a legendary instrument. Patrick Ball, Lisa Lynne and Aryeh Frankfurter, have created a dramatic ensemble that takes you deep into the myths, stories, magic and fabled history of this most captivating instrument.

The concert & storytelling event will take place at "The Hungry Ear Coffee House" on Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 PM. The coffee house style venue takes place in the Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation facilty at 1025 Mt. Vernon Highway NW in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Tickets are $15.00 and can be purchased in advance online at or if still available, at the door starting 6:30 PM on the night of show. Doors will open at 7:00 PM, open seating.

Legends of the Celtic harp is a trio of Celtic harpers who hail from Northern California. They have toured extensively throughout the US to sold out audiences and rave reviews. One recent review states "Legends of the Celtic Harp is a blend of music and oratory, falling somewhere between concert and theater. It spanned nearly the range of human feeling, from humor to tragedy, tenderness to rage, reality to mysticism, and more besides. The effects were powerful and exhilarating." (Presenter Review)

You will hear three Celtic Harps including the rare wire strung, Swedish Nyckelharpa, Cittern and Irish Bouzouki intertwined with moving stories from historic journals, myths and legend.

Patrick Ball is an American master of the Irish harp and a captivating spoken word artist. He has recorded nine instrumental and three spoken word albums which have sold well over a half million copies internationally, winning national awards in both the music and spoken word categories. Patrick's critically acclaimed concerts and solo theatrical productions have toured extensively throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland and the UK, and have been awarded grants by the California Arts Council and the Circle of Excellence Award from the National Storytelling Association.

Lisa Lynne is a multi-instrumentalist and performer who has gained worldwide recognition for her original music featuring her Celtic Harp. She is widely acclaimed for composing memorable and heartwarming melodies on the Windham Hill/Sony music labels that have repeatedly placed in the Top 10 & Top 20 on the Billboard New age music charts. Lisa tours year round performing at large US festivals and performing art centers. Her work in Therapeutic music has gained recognition from NBC, CNN, Fox News Atlanta and numerous newspaper and magazine articles including Wall Street Journal. Lisa's music is heard throughout the award winning PBS special "Alone in the Wilderness," amongst many other soundtracks for commercial television and independent films.

Aryeh Frankfurter is also a renowned Celtic harper and world traveling multi- instrumentalist who went from virtuosic progressive rock violin to intricate Swedish folk and Celtic Music. He began with Classical violin at the age of three, his early studies and successes led him to explore various ethnic and international musical genres. Aryeh taught himself to play a variety of instruments bowed and plucked and most recently the rarely seen Swedish Nyckelharpa. His uncommon approach to the Celtic harp and folk harp repertoire, his numerous critically and commercially successful albums have earned him credit as a musician, recording and performance artist of extraordinary talents and abilities.

If you would like more information about this show, hi-res photos or to schedule an interview with the artists please contact: Lisa Lynne (818) 388-1396

About the Hungry Ear Coffee House: The Hungry Ear is an outreach program of the Northwest Unitarian Universalist Congregation, promoting religious freedom, spiritual growth and ethical action in a world where racial, cultural and religious diversity is a reality. Concerts are held on the first Saturday of every month and regularly feature a lineup of nationally acclaimed folk, country, jazz and vocal artists. Admission is generally $5 with open seating except during special engagements.

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