UPDATE Dec. 27, 2021. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the scheduled Jan. 7 show with Molly McLaughlin and Derek Monahan has been postponed. We will reschedule this show for the spring & announce a new date as a separate Facebook event when scheduled.
Molly McLaughlin and Derek Monahan play folk and Irish music at Best Video Film & Cultural Center on Fri., Jan. 7. The show starts at 7 PM and the cover is $10.
This is an indoor show so attendance is 30 max. Proof of vaccination is required to enter and masks are required.
Molly McLaughlin and Derek Monahan perform folk music from North America and Europe for flute and guitar. Derek and Molly began working together in 2005 while attending the Hartt School of Music in Hartford, CT. In addition to studying classical music, Molly and Derek collected folk tunes from Ireland as well as repertoire from South America and Spain.
Molly is a widely diversified flutist drawing on experience in contemporary classical, improvisation, and Irish traditional music. As a flutist and singer, Molly has toured with Jethro Tull, recorded at Capitol Records, and currently performs with ensembles across the USA and Ireland. Derek is a versatile guitarist, banjoist, and singer working across New England. He has built a career performing numerous styles of music including classical, disco, Irish, and rock. Derek and Molly honor the musical traditions they draw upon through research and education while contributing their unique sound.