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THE NORWICH ARTS CENTER PRESENTS: DAMON LEIBERT

WHERE:  Donald L. Oat Theater, 62 Broadway, Norwich CT 06360

WHEN:  Friday, March 4, 2011 at 8:00pm, doors open at 7:30pm

Tickets $20

The Norwich Arts Center presents Damon Leibert on Friday, March 4 at the Donald L. Oat Theater, 62 Broadway in Norwich at 8:00pm.  Part of NAC’s First Friday Live Sounds series of music performances, Leibert applies his youth and energy to bring a new twist to the tradition of Celtic fiddle.

Damon Leibert’s unique and energetic style of fiddle playing lies somewhere between the driving dance beat of Cape Breton, and the lyrical music of Ireland.  He has performed innumerable concerts and festivals across North America & Europe and has worked in various theater, film, and recording projects.  His playing has been heavily influenced by his parent’s involvement with traditional music & dance, living in Nova Scotia & Ireland, and a deep involvement within the Celtic music community.  He has been based in Boston since 1999 where he performs with a variety of diverse musical groups and produces recordings when not on the stage.

First Friday Live Sounds runs from October through May and features a different artist every month.  Events are BYOB but you can also enjoy refreshments from the Norwich Arts Center’s concession stand.  Tables seat up to eight people, and ticket prices for this event are $20 per person.  To purchase tickets, call the Norwich Arts Center / Donald L. Oat Theatre Box Office at 860-887-2789, or tickets can be purchased through their web site at www.norwicharts.org.

For further updates on what’s going on in the arts in the Norwich area, email the Norwich Arts Center at administration@norwicharts.org, and sign up to receive Intaglio, the NAC bi-weekly newsletter on their website.  NAC receives support from the CT Commission on Culture and Tourism, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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