Accomplished and innovative Celtic roots music trio offering both exuberance and complexity.
Kalos is three innovative interpreters and composers of Celtic roots music: Eric McDonald, Ryan McKasson and Jeremiah McLane. They are masters of tradition who purposefully explore the dark corners floating on its edges, delivering an alluring musical complexity full of spontaneity and joyful exuberance. They set the standard for traditional repertoire with an underlying drive and pulse charged with rhythmic electricity and integrity. Each brings an exceptionally diverse array of musical influences to the table. Eric studied jazz and bluegrass mandolin at the Berklee College of Music before finding his way to DADGAD guitar; Ryan carries a degree in viola performance, and is one of the youngest to ever win the US National Scottish Fiddle Championship; Jeremiah, in addition to being raised with Scottish roots, has studied Indonesian Gamelan, West African drumming, and the music of minimalist composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass. His compositions have won numerous awards and been featured in films. This evening promises to be a memorable one at the Opera House for those who love trad, as well as those who just love a good live show! Advance discount tickets $20, available only from the box office at 207-633-5159 (open Wed – Fri from 10-2). Regular tickets $25 online at boothbayoperahouse.com, and on the day of show if available. Doors open at 7 pm.