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Rawlins Cross at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church on Thursday

Rawlins Cross is performing at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church in Amherst on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
Rawlins Cross is performing at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church in Amherst on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. - Contributed
AMHERST, N.S. —

AMHERST, N.S. – Music at Trinity is presenting Rawlins Cross in concert at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church in Amherst on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Rawlins Cross, one of Canada’s most accomplished and beloved Celtic bands, was formed in the late 1980s by song writing Newfoundland brothers Dave Panting (guitar and mandolin) and Geoff Panting (keyboards and accordion) along with Nova Scotian Ian McKinnon (highland pipes and tin whistle).

In the 1990s, with the addition of the solid rhythm section of Nova Scotian bassist Brian Bourne, Ontario-based drummer Howie Southwood, and P.E.I. singer Joey Kitson, the band completed its familiar signature sound.

Rawlins Cross has been at the vanguard of the fusion of Celtic traditional music with the rhythms of rock, pop, and worldbeat music.

Equally at ease with a soulful Highland Air (MacPherson’s Lament) or a raucous party song (Colleen, Reel ‘n’ Rock) Rawlins Cross never fails to electrify its faithful fans.

Over its nearly 30-year run, Rawlins Cross has always been a fan favourite on the North American and European concert and festival circuits.

More information can be found on the band’s website www.rawlinscross.com.

Tickets at a special advance rate of $35. are available until May 8 at 4 p.m.

Tickets will be $40. at the door.

Tickets can be purchased at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church Office, Ratchford St., Amherst or by calling 902-667-8483 during regular weekday business hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

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