Eileen Ivers to take stage in fifth PAS concert of the year

Called “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin” by the New York Times, Eileen Ivers will perform with Immigrant Soul on Saturday as part of the Performing Arts Series. The sold-out show begins at 7:30 p.m.

Ivers has previously performed in the musical “Riverdance,” as well as with the London Symphony, the Boston Pops and the Chieftains, among many others.

Eileen Ivers & Immigrant Soul perform music from a variety of roots, with African and Latin percussion and bass, Irish instrumentalists and American vocals.

The band includes Tommy McDonnel (vocals and percussion), Buddy Connolly (accordion, whistles, keyboards), Greg Anderson (guitar and bouzouki) and Leo Traversa (bass guitar).

Regular seating for the concert is sold out, but there are $12 tickets available in the choral terrace, located behind the stage. Also, tickets are sometimes returned to the Music Center box office the night before the concert. These tickets would be available an hour before the concert at the box office.

Written by Alysha Landis

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