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‘Socks in the Frying Pan’ performs Mar. 15

Socks in the Frying Pan

Socks in the Frying Pan musicians Aodán Coyne, Shane Hayes and Fiachra Hayes.

The Orpheum Theater Center will host a pre-St. Patrick’s Day concert by Irish musicians “Socks in the Frying Pan” on Friday, Mar. 15. The performance will be in the Fisher Community Center auditorium from 7 to 9 pm.

Socks in the Frying Pan is a multi-award winning trio from County Clare on the West coast of Ireland, the universal hub of Irish traditional music. Their dynamic vocal harmonies, virtuosic musical ability and onstage wit has captured and captivated audiences the world around. One of the most sought after groups in Irish music today, the worldwide ‘Sock Invasion’ continues as the group comes to Marshalltown!

“This is a grand group, and I can’t think of a better way to usher in the St. Patrick’s Day holiday this weekend than with this festive trio from Ireland,” says Bob Untiedt, Orpheum Theater Center Director. “Those who haven’t yet heard of Socks in the Frying Pan should definitely check out their website and listen to a few tunes … I guarantee you’ll be impressed and excited to hear them live this Friday night!”

Socks in the Frying Pan includes of Aodán Coyne on guitar and vocals and the accomplished Hayes brothers, Shane Hayes on accordion and Fiachra Hayes on fiddle and banjo. This youthful group blends Irish traditional melodies with their own personal flair, which has gained them critical acclaim and accolades including ‘New Band of the Year’ by the Irish Music Association. The group has been embraced in the United States, having been booked by every major Irish festival and praised for their modern traditional style and energetic approach to music. They have a clear love for live performance which only compliments the traditional essence in their shows and makes for a truly unique form of entertainment.

Tickets for the Socks in the Frying Pan concert are $12.50 each and will be available for purchase at the door prior to the performance on Friday.

For more information, visit the website at OrpheumCenter.com. The Orpheum Theater Center is administered by Iowa Valley Community College District.

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