The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to presents one of Scotland’s most popular folk bands, North Sea Gas, in an All Ages concert on Thursday, September 19th, 2013 at 7pm. The concert will be held in Studio 194 theatre and tickets are available for purchase for $18.00 at the door or by online at www.Chesapeakearts.org.
North Sea Gas, a popular folk band with great vocals and tremendous three part harmonies. Guitars, Mandolin, Fiddle, Bouzouki, Whistles, Bodhrans, Banjo and good humor are all part of the entertainment. They have received Gold and Silver disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association and regularly have sell out shows!!
They have recorded 15 albums and are constantly adding new material to their show, with the latest album “Tak a dram afore ye go” proving yet again very popular with fans all over the world. “The album is offered in the spirit of enjoyment, and in that it succeeds superbly” (on their recent live album “Edinburgh Toon”). – Alasdair Maclean (The Scots Magazine).
Their previous album “Rosslyn” received wonderful reviews from folk magazines, and newspapers, including Dirty Linen (USA), the Scots Magazine, and The Living Tradition. Their show, in the same way as their albums, consist of traditional, contemporary and self-penned material all put together in a style of their own . This proves popular during their regular tours of Scotland, America, Canada, Germany, Austria, and many other destinations every year also in TV and Radio appearances both sides of the Atlantic including Late Night Saturday and “Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour” one of the biggest radio shows in the USA.
In 2008, they recorded for Chinese television with an estimated audience of 800 million; A highlight of any bands career!
We could say more but put simply “North Sea Gas” are a highly entertaining Scottish folk band that have an ever-growing fan base ranging through all age groups thus giving the “Gas” show a wonderful atmosphere. Don’t miss their performance at the Chesapeake Arts Center!
“No airs and graces just fantastic music”…EdinburghGuide.com (Edin/Festival 2007)
“Through their work they introduce audiences to the wider world of the folk tradition and its Riches” John O’Regan Living Tradition (Magazine).