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      July 18, 2020

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      POSTPONED ~ EILEEN IVERS AND UNIVERSAL ROOTS: Sensational Celtic Music ~ New & Old

      First time at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison "Fiddler Eileen Ivers will change the way you thin about the violin!" "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin" ~ The New York Times Grammy awarded, Emmy nominated, London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, guest starred with over 50 orchestras, original Musical Star of Riverdance, Nine Time All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, Sting, Hall and Oates, The Chieftains, 'Fiddlers 3' with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and Regina Carter, Patti Smith, Al Di Meola, Steve Gadd, founding member of Cherish the Ladies, movie soundtracks including Gangs of New York, performed for Presidents and Royalty worldwidethis is a short list of accomplishments, headliners, tours, and affiliations. Fiddler Eileen Ivers has established herself as the pre-eminent exponent of the Irish fiddle in the world today. It is a rare and select grade of spectacular artists whose work is so boldly imaginative and clearly virtuosic that it alters the medium. It has been said that the task of respectfully exploring the traditions and progression of the Celtic fiddle is quite literally on Eileen Ivers' shoulders. The Washington Post states, "She suggests the future of the Celtic fiddle." She's been called a "sensation" by Billboard magazine and "the Jimi Hendrix of the violin," by The New York Times. "She electrifies the crowd with a dazzling show of virtuoso playing" says The Irish Times. Ivers' recording credits include over 80 contemporary and traditional albums and numerous movie scores. Eileen is hailed as one of the great innovators and pioneers in the Celtic and World music genres. Read more about Eileen Ivers & Universal Roots: eileenivers.com ABOUT DEERTREES THEATRE In 1936 a stunning opera house was built on the site of an old deer run in the forest above the friendly village of Harrison, Maine, Deertrees Theatre. This summer is our 84th season. The theatre was the vision of opera singer Enrica Clay-Dillon. It was designed by Harrison G. Wiseman, a famous theatre architect of the day who was instructed to create the most acoustically and technically perfect theatre possible. Constructed of rose hemlock, in the Adirondack Style, with hand-carved fixtures and near perfect acoustics,the 300 seat theatre was considered as fine as any on Broadway! Now listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Deertrees is operated as a non-profit organization and presents a diverse schedule of performances and events, both musical and theatrical, every summer. TIME: Doors open at 7:00 pm / Show starts at 7:30 pm VENUE: ~ Parking is plentiful and free. ~ Theatre is handicapped accessible. ~ Picnic on the theatre grounds before the show. Only alcohol purchased at Deertrees can be consumed on site - before, during & after the performance. ~ Deertrees' Salt Lick Cafe & Bar open an hour before curtain selling beers, wines, landed, spring water, or hot drinks plus homemade shortbread and cookies. ~ Be sure to explore Deertrees' BackStage Art Gallery showcasing a variety of Maine artists. A wonderful opportunity to purchase original artwork. ~ Family-friendly concert for all ages. ~All proceeds support the theatre's historic building restoration fund. COST: $38 Adult Advance Tickets (24 hours prior), $43 General Admission on the day $20 Children Advance Tickets under 15 years of age (24 hours prior), $25 General Admission on the day More details: Call (207) 583-6747 or Email us at deertrees@usa.net Deertrees Theatre 156 Deertrees Road Road Harrison, ME 04040


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