Pipes player O’Sullivan headlines Sunday concert


UTICA — Fans of Irish traditional music will have a chance to hear premiere uilleann pipe player Jerry O’Sullivan and meet him in person at Turning Point Church, 438 Columbia St., at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28.

O’Sullivan has been featured on more than 90 albums and has performed or recorded with artists such as The Boston Pops, Don Henley, Paul Winter, James Galway, Dolly Parton, and Eileen Ivers.

With four of his own solo albums and numerous film soundtracks, including “From Shore to Shore,” “The Long Journey Home,” “Far and Away,” “Africans in America,” and “Out of Ireland.” Besides the uilleann pipes, he also plays tin whistle, low whistle, highland pipes, and Scottish smallpipes.

Joining O’Sullivan for this concert is Damien Connolly, an All-Ireland first place winning accordion player. His father and first music teacher is Martin Connolly, the renowned manufacturer of the Kincora accordion. Connolly, who is also a composer and fiddle player, has recorded two CDs.

Tickets are $15 in advance through Eventbrite.com and $20 at the door.


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