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The 2013-2014 Concert Series presents...


Sunday, February 16, 2014
Concert 7:30 pm
at Appalachian Brewing Company

“Dynamic Acadian Music and Dance with Vishtèn” »
...on Jess’s blog (link opens in a new window)


With support from an anonymous Your Name In Lights Sponsor.

Presented in collaboration with Greenbelt Events, and with support from the Hall Foundation.

For the past decade, Acadian powerhouse trio Vishtèn have dazzled audiences with their fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals, fusing Celtic and Acadian genres with a modern rock sensibility.

"High voltage musicians"Le Guerét, France

Hailing from Prince Edward Island and from the remote Magdelen Islands of Québec, twin sisters Emmanuelle and Pastelle LeBlanc join forces with Pascal Miousse to form a sophisticated sonic signature. The combination of tight sibling harmonies, layered foot percussion and percussive dance, virtuoso acoustic and electric instrumentation — fiddle, guitar, accordion, harmonium, whistles, piano, bodhrán, jaw harp, moog, and electric guitar — makes for a unique tour de force of traditional and contemporary sounds.

"The burning fires of Acadia"Le Télégramme, Lorient, France

After touring extensively on three continents, the name Vishtèn is now synonymous with Acadian music worldwide. They have released four albums and performed at thousands of international festivals, from the Vancouver Olympics to France's Interceltique de Lorient. Their music has been showcased on American television (ESPN) and in the Japanese film, Finding Anne.

Stop by our Raffle Table!

Stop by our raffle table for your chance to win two tickets to "An Evening with Steve Forbert". This engaging American songwriter vaulted to stardom in the 1980s with his folk-rock song "Romeo's Tune" and has been penning unforgettable songs ever since. The concert will be next Friday in The Gallery. Thanks to the ABC and Greenbelt Events for their generous support!

Abbey Bar
Appalachian Brewing Company

50 N. Cameron St, Harrisburg, PA 17101
Directions & Venue Info

Free parking behind the building.
This is a sit-down concert in a listening room environment.

Concert: 7:30pm

  • $23 General Admission

  • $19 SFMS Members

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  • $10 Students

    — to age 22
  • Age 21+ only

    — the ABC's rule for evening shows
  • Advance Tickets


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Funding Acknowledgments

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The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS) is supported by our members and many generous organizations.

Funding is provided by the Cultural Enrichment Fund and by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, administered locally by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

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