Finlaggan is pleased to announce that the band will be joining the creators of Let Me Clear My Throat for a special evening a music at Hugh's Room Live in Toronto. This event will showcase songs from the new musical, an intermission, followed by a full set by Finlaggan. Finlaggan's lead singer and primary songwriter Nathan Bishop MacDonald has been part of the songwriting team for the new musical so some of his original and co-written songs will be part of the first half of the night.
Excerpt from Facebook event:
Let Me Clear My Throat. A Radical New Musical About Canada's Original Forgotten Rebel
Friday, June 21, 2019 | 8:30PM
Let Me Clear My Throat
Advance $25.00 / Door $30.00 *
The first ever showcase of Canada’s hot new Celtic hip-hop musical.
The show features its creators, Michael Doyle and Adam Nagler, Finlaggan, and a roster of killer talents including Murray Foster (Great Big Sea, Moxy Fruvous); Mike Ford (Moxy Fruvous); Monique Barry, Mark Rainey, More or Les, and Nathan MacDonald.
A wild night showcasing the epic new Canadian hip-hop – Celtic musical in development about the radical life and premature death of Canada’s unknown poet-statesman-visionary, Thomas D’Arcy McGee. From Ireland to America to the halls of the House of Commons, McGee’s incredible life was a tribute to the radical philosophy of getting along.
The second half of the night Finlaggan will hit the stage for an unforgettable set.
Finlaggan is a group of seasoned Canadian Celtic musicians who have each been entertaining audiences across Canada and around the world. Together, they take audiences on a transatlantic odyssey of Celtic music, visiting the traditions of Ireland, Scotland and Cape Breton and uniting them though poignant original songs and lively traditional dance tunes. From the kitchen to the concert hall, Finlaggan is unforgettable.
* Advertised pricing excludes taxes and ticketing fees