Irish folksinger Danny O’Flaherty will perform in Corner Brook this weekend.
O’Flaherty was raised in the Connemara region of Ireland and emigrated to the United States in the early 1970s.
He started bringing Irish folk music to folk venues around the country, sharing the stage with many of the Irish and American folk musicians of the era including, Tommy Makem, Danny Doyle, the Clancy Brothers, Pete Seeger, the Kingston Trio and Joan Baez.
Having travelled far from his boyhood home to the steps of the United States Capitol performing before a crowd of 500,000 on Solidarity Day, there have been numerous stops along the way.
O’Flaherty accomplished career includes a tour of Israel that ended with a private command performance for former Israeli President Chaim Herzog. He performed at the National Cathedral for Pope John Paul II's visit to the United States and also performed at former American President Ronald Reagan's inaugural ball.
O’Flaherty will entertain a Corner Brook audience Saturday at 8 p.m. at Swirsky’s at 7 Broadway.
Advance tickets can be purchased at Brewed Awakening and Brewed on Bernard.