Lively duo, Switchback, performs Midwestern Christmas concert
Get into the holiday spirit by experiencing the Midwestern-Christmas performance from the critically acclaimed duo, Switchback. They are performing at on Dec. 16, at the Thrasher Opera House in
The performance will be a holiday special. Switchback will perform Christmas songs as well as lively reels, jigs and their own originals. Christmas favorites such as “O, Holy Night” and “Jingle Bells” will be accompanied by Irish melodies and the band’s original tunes. Something a little extra special this evening, and hot-off-the-press, is the release of Switchback’s brand-new Christmas CD!
The duo is known for its eclectic style. Since Switchback formed in 1993 they have released nine albums that included rock and blues classics, traditional Irish stylings, foot-stomping country and their own unique style of rock. Switchback has something for everyone without watering down its performance. The duo hits the heart of what unites Midwesterners through their Celtic soul and American roots.
The duo have performed at dozens of festivals, guest-starred on numerous radio broadcasts and appeared on the
With their new album, The Fire That Burns, the duo joined with multi-instrumentalist and producer Lloyd Maines to create a genre-bending collection of original tunes. “Perhaps bluegrass that rocks seems like an oxymoron, but when Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack blend the two, the end product is as smooth as peanut butter and jelly”, said Jim Clark in the
Their Christmas performance at the Thrasher Opera House is sure to be riveting. “It’s difficult to sit still in their presence… it is captivating to have this songwriting backed by so much emotion”, said Donna Eckberg from FolkFire Review. The Christmas performance is sure to get the audience on its feet.
Tickets to participate in this fun-filled evening are on sale for $16 at the Thrasher Opera House, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake State Bank (Green Lake); Pick N’ Save, Ripon Drug (Ripon); Twister (Princeton); Berlin Chamber or online at www.thrasheroperahouse.com. For more information on this or any other concert, please call the office at 920-294-4279. To find out more about the band visit www.waygoodmusic.com.