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Beth and Jim Magill lead a Sing Together series throughout the season at the Diana Wortham Theatre.

Families in search of a kid-friendly, Irish-themed affair this St. Patrick’s Day season will find plenty of luck the Intersections Sing Together: Get Your Irish On! event at the Diana Wortham Theatre. From the event description: “Adults and children alike celebrate the Luck o’ the Irish with traditional Celtic songs and music. Led by Beth and Jim Magill, this Sing Together is open to anyone of any age or skill level who enjoys sharing music in a community setting.” Truly a fun-for-the-whole-family event, the wee ones can head over to the craft table, while adults can hit up the bar for a St. Patrick’s Day brew.

Friday, March 7. $10/adults $8/children. Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Call 257-4530 for reservations and learn more at dwtheatre.com.

About Beth Magill
Beth Magill is a professional flute and tin whistle musician, playing mostly Celtic/light classical music, with various musicians and bands, including The Magills & Southwind. She is an active session musician, teaches tin whistle to adults and children, has appeared on numerous recordings and NPR’s Mountain Stage, and believing everyone is musical, offers workshops that empower people to be their naturally musical selves.

About Jim Magill
Jim is an award-winning songwriter and instrumentalist on guitar, cittern and mandolin. He is the founding director of the Swannanoa Gathering Folk Arts Workshops at Warren Wilson College, and in 1994, was awarded the first Fellowship in Songwriting and Composition from the North Carolina Arts Council.

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About Lea McLellan
Lea McLellan is an editorial assistant and staff writer for the Mountain Xpress. She can be reached at lmclellan@mountainx.com.

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