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Join the Clark for an Evening of Holiday Fun with the Barra MacNeils Celtic Holiday Concert

For Immediate Release

November 08, 2011

WILLIAMSTOWN, MA— Proven crowd pleasers the Barra MacNeils kick off the annual Williamstown Holiday Walk Weekend with a concert at the Clark on Friday, December 2 at 8:00 pm. The Cape Breton-based family group will be performing original songs as well as vocal and instrumental standards. $31 ($28 members and students) Tickets may be purchased online at clarkart.edu or by calling 413 458 0524.

Hailing from Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the award-winning family group is deeply rooted in Celtic music, culture, dance, language, and history. They bring to the stage multiple lead vocalists and beautiful harmonies on a variety of acoustic, stringed, percussion, and wind instruments, combined with dancing and storytelling. The Barra MacNeils have celebrated nearly 25 years in an outstanding recording and touring career, which has taken them to stages throughout the United States and Canada, Ireland, Scotland, the Caribbean, and Europe. They have released 14 recordings, including two Christmas albums, and their holiday concert tours are regularly sold out. Every year, these special shows are part of PBS television offerings. At the Celtic Holiday Concert they will take you on a captivating journey filled with dancing, storytelling, and Gaelic song, perfect for the entire family.

The Clark

Set amidst 140 acres in the Berkshires, the Clark is one of the few major art museums that also serves as a leading international center for research and scholarship. The Clark presents public and education programs and organizes groundbreaking exhibitions that advance new scholarship. The Clark’s research and academic programs include an international fellowship program and conferences. Together with Williams College, the Clark sponsors one of the nation’s leading master’s programs in art history.

The Clark is located at 225 South Street in Williamstown, Massachusetts. The galleries are open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm (daily in July and August). Admission is free November through May. For more information, call 413-458-2303 or visit clarkart.edu.

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December 2—Proven crowd pleasers the Barra MacNeils kick off the annual Williamstown Holiday Walk Weekend with a concert at the Clark on Friday, December 2 at 8:00 pm. The Cape Breton-based family group will be performing original songs as well as vocal and instrumental standards. $31 ($28 members and students) Tickets may be purchased online at clarkart.edu or by calling 413 458 0524. The Clark, 225 South Street, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 413 458 2303, clarkart.edu.

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