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Imar - 3/29/19 - Wildflower Pavilion

Date - Friday, March 29, 2019
Time - 7pm doors / 8pm show
Price - $20 ADV - $25 Door
Location - Planet Bluegrass Ranch, Lyons, Colorado
With special guests - Moors & McCumber

  • All shows are General Admission
  • Children 12 and under are free with a paying adult.
  • All Wildflower Pavilion tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE. No exceptions.


"Genuinely jaw-dropping collective virtuosity - **** 5-stars" (The Scotsman)
“Striking musicianship, artful arrangements and sheer absolute delight” - Songlines
“Energy that’s seemingly bursting to let loose" - The Herald

Glasgow's hottest new folk ensemble, 2018 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards "Horizon Award" winner Ímar makes their Planet Bluegrass (and Colorado!) debut in the Wildflower Pavilion on March 29.

With a line-up featuring members of Mànran, RURA, Talisk and Barrule, and a heavyweight collective haul of top prizes – including a the 2018 BBC Radio 2 Musician Of The Year, 2016 BBC Radio Scotland Young Musician of the Year, BBC Radio 2 Horizon Award, Young Folk Award, nine All-Ireland and eight All-Britain titles – the group’s formation embodies a personal reconnection with its members’ formative years, dating back long before their recent camaraderie around Glasgow’s justly celebrated session scene.

Adam Brown (bodhrán), Adam Rhodes (bouzouki), Mohsen Amini (concertina), Ryan Murphy (uilleann pipes) and Tomás Callister (fiddle) share a strong background in Irish music – although only Murphy actually hails from Ireland; Rhodes and Callister are from the Isle of Man, whilst Amini is a Glasgow native, and Brown originally from Suffolk – and it is these foundations which underpin many of Ímar’s distinctive qualities, in both instrumentation and material.

The band’s unmistakable synergy centers on the overlapping cultural heritage between Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man. All three places once shared the same Gaelic language and a similar kinship endures between their musical traditions.

The maximum quantity of this ticket allowed per customer is 4.



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