A great big THANK YOU to....
Gerry O'Connor (performer)
Marc & Amber (our Hosts @ Mission Creek Country Inn)
Hamish Burgess (photographer for the evening aka Maui Celtic Radio Show Host)
Lynda Norman (Artists for Creative Alliance for assisting with some fine details)
And all the wonderful people that came to enjoy this evening. It was a great success.
Here's what folks had to say
Thank you Sandy McAfee for taking on to run this house concert… Working with Lynda Norman you have created an excellent model to present good music in a most conducive atmosphere .. Every success and fun with your @heartinthehouse.com Concert Series .. And great to hear you sing your own heartfelt songs .Sandy. ....A really great night's music and song .. Thanks also to the many musicians who not only supported the event but also contributed to the session ., I was humbled by the show of talent in the room . Thanks also to Mark and Amber at Mission Creek Country Inn for hosting the concert .. Wish we had being staying there overnight .. A most enchanting place to book into if visiting the Kelowna area .. -
Wow,Sandy,what a great Heart in the House inaugural concert! Gerry O'Connor was so generous and fun. You are creating something special--again! -
I had a WONDERFUL time! I look forward to the next one! :-)
Thanks Sandy et al, great evening with you all.
Regards, Peter & Pat
Regards, Peter & Pat
Friday March 6th @ 7 p.m
Gerry O'Connor - Fiddle Player from the IRISH ROVERS currently on their farewell tour
His professional music career has brought him to all corners of the earth playing music in a variety of musical combinations. From an early age Gerry was involved Irish music and dance, winning numerous "All Ireland" titles between 1967 and 1973 in a range of formations including duet, trio and four Céili Band titles. Gerry joins the Irish Rover's for their "Farewell to Roving" Tour and is joining us in a rare House Concert opportunity.
Here he is below performing with Tommy Emmanual
The Concert was held at:
The Missison Creek Country Inn - 3652 Spiers Road, Kelowna, B.C.
This restored 1909 Arts and Crafts style farmhouse is the perfect fit to host this amazing night. The location is run as a Bed & Breakfast and is also well known as a host for community music. Many a musician have enjoyed this space and soon there will be more.