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Barrel Room Concert – Dylan Foley, Sean Gavin, and Patrick Doocey (Celtic Music Masters)

November 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


CELTIC MUSIC by MASTERS of the genre!   UPDATE on performing trio:  Kevin Crawford (flute) will be replaced by Sean Gavin (also flute, see bio below). Kevin’s mother is gravely ill he has gone to be by her side.  We keep Kevin and his family in our prayers but the show must go on, so Sean will be joining Dylan and Patrick to perform an equally amazing Celtic Music concert for you! 

Dylan Foley (4-time All Ireland Fiddle Champ), Sean Gavin (of Bua) and Patrick Doocey (guitar) are cornerstone musicians in the NY Irish music scene. This trio will perform traditional and newly composed tunes. Celtic music is passion driven and good for the heart and soul year round….bring your friends and expose them to the real deal.

Dylan Foley is one of the great fiddle players of our time, an All-Ireland Fiddle Champion, delighting audiences from Lincoln Center to Irish Television channels RTE and TG4.   Dylan travelled with Mick Moloney in 2013, to Vietnam as part of Irish Aid, bringing Irish music and culture to those who were affected by the horrors of the Vietnam War. He teaches and performs at the major Irish music summer camps on both sides of the Atlantic. A member of The Yanks, the hot trad band that has been called” the next Irish American dream team”, Dylan is committed to passing on the tradition, as it was graciously passed to him, by the incomparable Rose Flanagan and others. You can hear his passion for the music in the intense drive of in his lively and fluid playing.

Sean Gavin plays the flute, whistle and uilleann pipes.  Sean’s playing reflects his lifelong immersion in, devotion to, and love for traditional Irish music. This was no doubt encouraged by his County Clare-born, fiddle playing father, Mick Gavin. As a boy in Detroit, Sean played a variety of Irish instruments until settling on the flute at age 10, inspired by Scariff flautist Leo MacNamara. Not long after, he began work on the uilleann pipes with teacher Al Purcell—himself a student of famed piper Leo Rowsome. Sean is a member of two acclaimed bands “Nua” and “NicGaviskey”.  Sean often performs with his family and remains firmly dedicated to playing and teaching traditional Irish music.

Patrick Doocey is predominantly self taught on the guitar and he is becoming one of the most in demand accompanists in the Irish music scene. He has toured all over Europe, Asia, Africa and America and current performs regularly with top band Lúnasa and Ragús – The Show.

Seating is limited and advance purchase tickets are necessary for reserved table seating.  

TICKETS: Available Online (scroll down to the bottom of this page) or Over-the-Phone by calling the winery at 336-644-9908 (Thursday-Saturday 12-6pm & Sunday 1-6pm). Groups should purchase tickets together or call ahead to be seated at the same table.  We highly recommend advance purchase as our Barrel Room Concerts typically sell out and we would hate to turn you away at the door.  Also note that we fill the Barrel Room up first, then offer overflow seating in the adjacent Tasting Room.  

COST: $20 per person OR $18 per person for Wine Club members.

EVENT TIMELINE:   Concert is from 7:30-9:30 pm. Door opens at 7:00 pm. 

LOCATION: This concert is held INSIDE in our rustic Barrel Room. 

SEATING: Family style table seating will be provided in our Barrel Room. Groups should purchase tickets together or call ahead to be seated at the same table. If you have a seating preference (such as sitting in the front, middle or back section) please make a note on your online order or mention it when purchasing tickets over the phone and we will try to seat you as close to your preference as possible.  Important Note:  We fill the Barrel Room up first, then offer overflow seating in the adjacent Tasting Room.  Ticket prices are the same however, but early purchase increases your chance of seating in the Barrel Room.

DRINKS: Wine, Beer, and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase.

FOOD: As there is no food vendor for this concert we recommend eating beforehand. Outside food is allowed in small quantities (think snacks, small plates, or tapas), but please be considerate of other guests- don’t bring smelly or pungent food items. We will also be selling snacks such as cheese, crackers, peanuts, and a wide assortment of locally-made chocolate for dessert during the evening!

EVENT POLICIES: No Pets, No Outside Alcohol, No Smoking (no smoking indoors, but there is a designated outdoor area for smoking- do not litter our property with cigarette butts or other trash). 

*Barrel Room Concert Etiquette Reminder: This concert will be held in our intimate barrel room and is intended to be a listening experience for the concert attendees, while at the same time allowing for audience participation and interaction with the performers. Please refrain from talking loudly with your neighbors and we suggest no talking when the performers are talking, or when they are playing a quiet song.  With all that said though, rowdy loud applause and appreciative whistling at the end of songs is encouraged!

Concert tickets are non-refundable but are transferable.



November 10, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Stonefield Cellars Winery
8220 NC Hwy 68 N
Stokesdale, NC 27357 United States
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