Irish Fiddle Workshop


Valerie Plested

Valerie Plested


Next Door Coffee Shop
3501 W Alabama
Houston, TX 77027
(between Buffalo Speedway and Weslayan)


7 p.m. Thursday April 15th 1999


$15, $10 for students


Fiddlers interested in learning more about techniques and styles in Irish Music

Valerie Plested is one of the finest American born fiddlers in Irish music today. big plain records has taken advantage of her visit to Houston to arrange this workshop. Anyone interested in learning more about Irish music, especially fiddle players should attend.

Her dedication to Irish music has led Valerie to study with notable musicians Liz Carroll, James Kelly and Brian Conway. Valerie plays with the band Legacy and was previously a member of the award-winning group St James Gate.

Valerie is coming to Houston to perform at The Mucky Duck with Legacy on Friday, April 17th. All five members of the band are giving workshops. Please show your support for their generous donation of time and effort by attending their show. Contact the Mucky Duck at 713.528.5999 or visit their website at Their debut CD Navan will be available for sale at the workshops and also at their performance.

This workshop is one in a series providing the Houston Celtic community with access and exposure to some of the many exceptional players in Irish music. big plain records is committed to providing resources for South Texas musicians to increase their skill and enjoyment in Irish traditional music.

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