Irish Christmas in America: Holiday Song, Dance and Stories
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Danceability has always been a crucial part of pop music throughout the ages, but which decade -- the '80s or the '90s -- had the songs that can still make modern feet move? That very question will be answered in one night at The Fillmore as Biz Markie and several top cover bands curate a stream of hits from both the '80s and '90s. Markie, a beatboxer and rapper known for his 1989 Top 10 song "Just A Friend," plays host and DJ while '80s cover band The New Romance and '90s cover band Here's To The Night open and close the lineup with expert renditions of your favorite dance-worthy songs from their respective eras. Hosted by HOT 99.5, Washington DC's Top 40 and pop radio station, the Fillmore Flashback will prove once and for all which decade had the best tunes. Learn More
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Featured review from Mike BrownRed Velvet
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What a treat! The intimate setting of the Grosvenor Auditorium at the National Geographic created a warm, inviting atmosphere. The musicianship Téada, the band, was superb including guitar, uilean pipes, bodhran, fiddle, and guest harp virtuso Gráinne Hambly. Caran Casey's vocals were rich and pure. Brian Cunningham's sean nos dance (less formal than the step dancing of Riverdance) was a joy to behold. The whole evening was strung together by the stories, anecdotes, and remembrances of Christmas in Ireland. The one flaw was that the stage is so low that it was difficult for much of audience to see Cunningham's amazing footwork. If the chance arises to see any or all of these performers, jump at it.
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Music and dance were lovely and entertaining. The storytelling and chatting by the musicians was hit and miss and sometimes quite long-winded. They spent about half the time talking. Would have preferred 20% more music and less talk.
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