Annual Celtic Holiday Show

JUST ANNOUNCED SECOND SEATING!

We have opened a 2nd seating at 9pm (7pm tickets are sold out). In addition, the artists have announced that they will do a meet and greet with ticket holders : 6-6.30pm for the first seating, after the show for the second seating.

Mon, Dec 13 @ 7:00PM (sold out)

Mon Dec 13 @ 9:00PM 

Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 

A Celtic celebration of the holidays, an annual IMT tradition, back in-person again! 

Robin Bullock 
The music of Christmas, perfectly suited to the ageless tones of the acoustic guitar, comes to life in Robin Bullock's concert of carols and hymns spanning over 600 years, drawn from his bestselling holiday recordings A Guitar for Christmas and Christmas Eve is Here. Internationally recognized as a master Celtic instrumentalist, Robin celebrates the many moods of the Yuletide season in gorgeous guitar interpretations, augmenting his six-string virtuosity with selections on cittern, mandolin and piano. Combining familiar favorites such as What Child is This, The First Noel, O Little Town of Bethlehem and his show-stopping solo guitar arrangement of Carol of the Bells with lesser-known pieces such as the traditional Scottish carol Rorate, the Irish Wexford Carol and the Shetland Islands fiddle tune, Christmas Day in the Morning, Robin weaves a spell from centuries of tradition and the joy of the season, creating an unforgettable evening of acoustic Christmas cheer. 

Ken Kolodner 
Ken Kolodner is widely recognized as one of “one of today’s most accomplished, musical hammered dulcimer artists...” (Elderly) and a fine old-time fiddler. Ken has performed for over 30 years as a soloist and in ensembles with Scottish national fiddle champion Elke Baker, his son Brad Kolodner (clawhammer banjo, banjola, vocals), with Helicon (with Chris Norman and Robin Bullock), Greenfire (with Laura Risk), and with many others. He has been featured numerous times on NPR, The Thistle and the Shamrock, All Things Considered, Performance Today, the CBC, the Voice of America, Germany National Radio, and countless radio shows. 

Elke Baker 
U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Elke Baker has played all over North America and in places as far-flung as Japan, West Africa, and Scotland, as well at The Birchmere (with Ken Kolodner) and the Kennedy Center in her hometown of Washington, D.C. She brings a scholar's depth of knowledge and an extremely engaging manner to her performances, as well as an intimate knowledge of just what makes people want to dance.

This is a Live, in-person performance. Proof of vaccination is REQUIRED and masks must be worn by audience and staff while inside the venue. Thank you in advance for your cooperation. Tickets are $20 in advance (+$2 box office fee) and $25 at the door. 

Calendar

Date Event Location
Annual Celtic Holiday Show w Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD
Annual Celtic Holiday Show w Robin Bullock, Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker (second seating) Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD
Anya Hinkle Seekers Church, Washington, DC 20012 Seekers Church, Washington, DC 20012
Bruce Molsky & Tony Trishcka (adult admission) Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD
Bruce Molsky & Tony Trishcka (student / children's admission) Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD
Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer - ALL NEW Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912 Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912
Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer - ALL NEW (album download presale) Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912 Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912
Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer Matinee Show - ALL NEW Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912 Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912
Tom Paxton, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer Matinee Show - ALL NEW (album download presale) Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912 Allyworld, Takoma Park MD 20912
Tannahill Weavers (adult admission) Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD
Tannahill Weavers (children and students w ID) Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD
Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas  

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Institute of Musical Traditions Inc. is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County Government and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County.

Institute of Musical Traditions Inc. is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County Government and the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County.