Thursday, April 7 P.M. Oli Gallery, 16215 Main St Guerneville
FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT
Have You Ever Seen Two People Play Over 30 Instruments From Around the World? And Tell Jokes At the Same Time?
MUSIC IN THE GALLERIES
River Arts opens the New Year by launching a series of occasional performances in the art galleries of Guerneville.
First up— Four Shillings Short— from Celtic to Sitar to Native American— Four Shillings Short grace Guerneville on their tour through America in a benefit for River Arts.
DO NOT MISS IT!!
By Donation ($20 suggested)
Tickets available at Oli Gallery or
Proof of vaccination required at the door.
Refreshments will be available during intermission.
AND-- Do you know any musicians who would be appropriate for Music in The Galleries? We are looking for unique, quality music experiences to offer in the galleries. Please send suggestions to: info@RiverArtsGuerneville.org
Music in the Galleries Is Supported by
Creative Sonoma and Sonoma County
ABOUT FOUR SHILLINGS SHORT: The Celtic/Folk/World music duo of Aodh Og O’Tuama from Cork, Ireland and Christy Martin from California, perform Traditional and Original music from the Celtic lands, Medieval & Renaissance Europe, India and the Americas on a fantastic array of instruments (over 30) including Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer, Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Recorders, Tinwhistles, Medieval and Renaissance Woodwinds, North Indian Sitar, Charango, Bowed Psaltery, Banjo, Native American Flutes, Bodhran, Guitar, Ukulele, Doumbek & Darbuka, Spoons, vocals and even a Krumhorn.
Touring in the US & Ireland since 1997, Four Shillings Short are independent folk-artists who perform over 100 concerts a year, have released 13 recordings and live as full time Troubadours traveling from town to town performing at music festivals, theatres & performing arts centers, folk societies, libraries, house concerts and schools.
Aodh Og O’Tuama grew up in a family of poets, musicians and writers. He received his degree in Music from University College Cork, Ireland and received a Fellowship from Stanford University in California in Medieval and Renaissance performance. He plays Tinwhistles, Medieval & Renaissance woodwinds, Recorders, Doumbek (from Morocco), bowed Psaltery, Spoons and sings both in English, Gaelic & French.
Christy Martin grew up in a family of musicians and dancers. From the age of 15, she studied North Indian Sitar for 10 years, studying with Tony Karasek (a student of master Sitarist Ravi Shankar) and Rahul Sariputra (a student of Allaudin Khan). She also plays Mandolin, Mandola, Bouzouki, Banjo, Guitar, Bodhran (Irish frame drum), Charango, bowed Psaltery, Ukulele and sings in English, Irish and Sanskrit.