World-class music at Sail, Power & Steam

May 13, 2014
Gabriel Donahue

Rockland — The Sail, Power & Steam Museum at Sharp’s Point South will present a concert by Gabriel Donohue, joined by Marian Makins and Sean Clohessy, Sunday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. The evening promises a wide range of music in the Irish tradition with a trio of talented stars.

Donohue is an Irish-born multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter based in Philadelphia. He performs mostly on guitar and piano, but also plays many more instruments from bouzouki/mandolin to Irish and exotic percussion, as well as vocals. He has played all over the world including Carnegie Hall and collaborated with a long list of musicians.

Makins partners with Donohue for many of his concerts and is a singer of Irish and Scottish music, as well as a bodhran player. Clohessy, from the parish of Fedamore in County Limerick, is an All-Ireland title champion fiddler.

Tickets are $20; for the best seats, advance tickets are advised by calling 701-7627 or 596-0200. Sharp’s Point South and the museum are at 75 Mechanic St. For more information on the Sail, Power and Steam Museum and its programs, call; email sailpowersteammuseum@gmail.com; or visit sharpspointsouth.com.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at (207) 594-4401, ext. 115; or dernest@courierpublicationsllc.com.

Marian Makins
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