Hopewell Theater is excited to welcome Irish-American Legend Seamus Egan on January 5th and unconventional Bluegrass Band Mamma’s Marmalade on January 26th. Information on tickets can be found below.
Founding member of the seminal band Solas, Seamus Egan is touring for the first time ever as The Seamus Egan Project with a performance at Hopewell Theater on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Egan is bringing along friends and musical guests, and introducing fans to both the entirety of his immense and influential catalog of music, as well as new music he’s never recorded or performed live.
It’s hard to think of an artist in traditional Irish music more influential than Seamus Egan. From
his beginnings as a teen prodigy, to his groundbreaking solo work with Shanachie Records, to
his founding of Irish-American powerhouse band Solas, to his current work as one of the leading
composers and interpreters of the tradition, Egan has inspired multiple generations of musicians
and helped define the sound of Irish music today.
Don’t Miss Seamus Egan at Hopewell Theater! Click here to hear more and for tickets.
Northampton MA-based, “newgrass” band Mamma’s Marmalade returns to the Hopewell Theater stage on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Their fresh take on traditional American music transforms the conventional bluegrass experience into a raucous barnyard party that refuses to let you sit.
Since their formation in 2014, the five-piece string band has been fusing diverse musical
backgrounds into a sound that bursts at the seams with energy, exuding a pure joy for creating
music. With a traditional bluegrass setup – violin, mandolin, banjo, guitar, and upright bass –
Mamma’s Marmalade infuse a youthful essence into old time bluegrass. Mamma’s honest lyrics and warm, acoustic tones invite listeners back to a time when wooden instruments and sweet vocal harmonies captivated the hearts of America. Experimenting with intricate instrumentals and lively covers, their music brings the genre to new and unexpected places.