O'BRIEN AND FLICK
Saturday, October 16th @ 8:00 PM
Kerrytown Concert House is delighted to welcome back fiddler, Grant Flick, who not only brings along his guitar and nyckelharpa, but also fellow violinist, Hannah O’Brien, for an exhilarating and creative collaboration celebrating the duo’s latest recording: Windward. O’Brien’s classical training and background in Celtic and Irish music combine with Flick’s jazz roots to create a showcase of duets that mix Celtic, Americana and Jazz idioms. Don’t miss this Chamber Folk presentation of rhythmic interplay and technical virtuosity in a program that includes original compositions and folk arrangements.
COVID-19 Safety Policy for Indoor Concerts
- Moving forward, all patrons and artists who wish to attend or present performances indoors at KCH must provide a valid, complete COVID-19 vaccination card OR proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed within the previous 72 hours prior to entry. Such proof must be presented at concert check-in, may be displayed on a smartphone OR presented as a physical copy, and must also be accompanied by a matching, valid ID for verification.**
- Additionally, according to current CDC recommendations, masks are required for audiences inside the House and can only be removed when seated with a beverage (when available). When performing, artists may wear a mask, or not, at their own discretion.
**Proof of vaccination exceptions will be made for children under 12 and people with a medical condition or closely held religious beliefs that prevent vaccination. These guests must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within the previous 72 hours prior to entry.
Grant Flick of Bowling Green, OH, has been playing and performing for the past seven years on many instruments including violin, mandolin, and tenor guitar. Primarily, his interests are jazz/swing, bluegrass, and new acoustic music.
He has received numerous music awards including the 2013 Daniel Pearl Memorial Violin, and he was a 2015 finalist in the Walnut Valley Festival Fiddle Competition in Winfield, KS. Grant has taught workshops at the Tenor Guitar Gathering (Astoria, Oregon), the Falling Waters Music Camp (Ithaca, New York), and Augusta Bluegrass Week 2017 (Elkins, West Virginia). He has performed at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, Red Wing Roots Festival, Indiana Fiddler’s Gathering, and many other festivals. Frank Vignola, Mike Marshall, Julian Lage, and Darol Anger are just some of the notable musicians with whom Grant has appeared on stage. Grant is currently and undergraduate attending the University of Michigan studying Jazz Performance.