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October 30th, 2013, 10:00 am by Greg

A sublime Irish singer who got her start with the great Celtic traditional music band De Danaan, Maura O’Connell’s repertoire runs deep into the musical magic that springs from the roots of the Emerald Isle, stretching from William Butler Yeats to Van Morrison. But it’s not really accurate to call her an Irish singer. She’s so much more than that…

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Live: Maura O’Connell & Paul Brady @ The Egg, 10/23/10

October 27th, 2010, 2:01 pm by Greg

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From the stage of The Egg’s intimate Swyer Theater, songstress Maura O’Connell explained in an almost apologetic tone to the audience that if this double bill with the great Irish troubadour Paul Brady were happening anywhere in Ireland, Europe or the rest of the world, he would have been the headliner. But because this is America, and she is better known here, she assumed the role this time around.

Regardless who went on first or who was the headliner, both these masters of song are stars within the Irish and contemporary music worlds. Both have roots firmly planted in the Irish music tradition, and both have branched out through the years to embrace a wide-range of contemporary styles including folk, country, bluegrass, rhythm & blues, and rock ‘n’ roll.

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LIVE: The Jerry Douglas Band @ The Egg, 12/11/09

December 15th, 2009, 11:32 am by Greg

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Well, you knew this was going to be a strange little show as soon as it was announced – a holiday concert featuring the Jerry Douglas Band with Maura O’Connell and John Oates.

Yes, John Oates. And, yes, the mustache is back. And bigger than ever.

Here are just a few of the strange things that happened at The Egg on Friday evening:

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