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“Around the World in 80 Carols”

Simon Spalding - 80 Carols
Simon Spalding offers a new spin on the season: holiday music played on international instruments! Simon Spalding plays Trent River Coffee Company on Thursday, December 21, presenting “Around the World in 80 Carols”. The concert features musical instruments from around the world.  Each instrument will be heard in a seasonal carol or song.  The program […]
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“On the Road to Mandalay”

Simon Spalding
Simon Spalding returns to Trent River Coffee Company on Wednesday, July 26, presenting “On the Road to Mandalay”. The program combines songs, tunes, and storytelling to weave an intricate tapestry of exploration, adventure, and far-off lands and seas. The songs include Rudyard Kipling’s poem sung to the English folk tune he probably intended for it; […]
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Irish Music Concert in New Bern on May 12

Maryanne MacMahon Ford
New Bern will host a concert of Irish music on Friday, May 12. Sean MacMahon on button accordion will be joined by his daughter Maryanne MacMahon Ford on tinwhistle, guitar, and bodhran, as well as by Simon Spalding on the fiddle and octave mandolin. The concert will feature tunes heard for the first time in […]
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