The Courtyard Series gives performers an opportunity to safely show off their talents in Colvin House's stunning courtyard
Parting Glass: Assorted Roots, Irish, Blues, Bluegrass, & World Music. Tickets here.
John Neafsey, vocals and guitar. John is a native Rogers Parker and a lover of traditional Irish music and classic Chicago Blues. Before the pandemic his favorite gig was a monthly Parting Glass session at Cunneen’s bar on Devon Avenue.
Jennifer Dunne, fiddle. Jen is a professional violinist and Chicago freelancer who has played with The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic, The Ravinia Festival Orchestra (backing up Smokey Robinson, Earth, Wind and Fire, Sarah McLaughlin and Marco Antonio Solis), and The Chicago Philharmonic -among others. Jen's love and admiration of Irish, Americana and Blues music is realized through this group.
Jim Szmurlo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar, vocals. Jim, a native Chicagoan, always had a passion for folk, roots and ethnic music. Over the years he's played with various musical groups and friends, ranging from Appalachian, Balkan, Scandinavian, Americana, and whatever catches his ear. And his interest in playing instruments is as varied as his musical tastes.
Learn more at the group's website or Facebook. More info + tickets here.