Rory Makem comes from a long lineage of Irish musicians. His grandmother,
Sarah Makem, was sought after for her vast collection of Irish songs. His
father, the legendary Tommy Makem, who died in 2007, is widely known as the
modern Bard of Armagh. So, it should be no surprise that Rory would turn out
to be one of the leading voices in the Irish song heritage in his own right.
The County Louth, Ireland-born singer/songwriter who has been touring for
more than 25 years will bring his favorite Irish music to the White Crow
Audience in Saginaw MI on SAINT PATRICKS DAY 2020!
Makem-who is well known to audiences across the world, captivates listeners
and fans with his skilled musicianship, his charisma and passion for the
songs, his extensive knowledge of poetry and history, and his sense of
humor. An adept interpreter of folk songs, he is also a
Not limiting himself to the stage, Makem has performed on movie soundtracks
and his compositions can be heard woven into a number of PBS programs. He
has recorded with many of the luminaries in folk music including Noel Paul
Stookey, Tom Paxton, Schooner Fare and Gordon Bok.
CAN it get Better? YES, because opening the night with the First Set will
be Siusan O'Rourke and Zig Zeitler with Monday's Supper! O'Rourke and
Zeitler were nominated 3 times by the Irish music association for top Duo in
the US UK EUR and IRE, and their last CD, "Chance the Arm" was named 2014
Celtic Album of the year by Irish Radio Celtic Echos. They are joined by
their bandmates from their four piece, "Monday's Supper." On whistles,
bodhran and backup vocals is Katherine Bach Morris of Hooley and Equinox
fame and on fiddle, Nellie Schrantz Osantowski. A special "holiday set"
from this band will include many of Americas Tin Pan Alley Irish American
Favorites as well as some of O'Rourke's trademark originals and stunning
NOT TO BE missed this will be a Rare night of wonderful Irish and Celtic
music performed in an intimate setting by some of the best!
Advance Tickets Recommended $20.00