Calan Comes to Kansas City

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Presented by Olathe Public Library at Olathe Indian Creek, Olathe KS

Mar 10 2020
Calan Comes to Kansas City presented by Olathe Public Library at ,

The award-winning band Calan, hailing from Cymru, Wales, brings the island’s traditional music to the Olathe Indian Creek Library, featuring accordion, fiddles, pipes and harp, as well as clogging.

Due to a computer crash that caused visa problems, two members of Calan once shared a detainment cell at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport with a death metal band from Estonia. They followed that experience by performing alongside Sting at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the 50th birthday celebration of famed opera singer, Sir Bryn Terfel Jones. In addition to hanging out with death metal bands and Sting, the group earned “Best Band” at the prestigious 2010 Festival Interceltique de

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission

Contact: 913-971-6835

Email: rtomlinson@olathelibrary.org

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  • "Apparition" was inspired by the diaries of Welsh clergyman Edward Jones, who wrote about how metal-working brought about the disappearance of the fairy-folk in Wales.

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Olathe Indian Creek

16100 W 135th Street, Olathe, KS 66062

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