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Irish Ballads and Trad Tunes by O’Neal & Koontz

March 15, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Photo Credit: Fred Fishkin

Preservation New Jersey is pleased to present popular local artists Bill O’Neal and Andrew Koontz performing ballads and traditional tunes from Ireland before St. Patrick’s Day in the historic 1867 Sanctuary.

Bill and Andrew have performed Irish music in the tri-state area and in Ireland for many years. They regularly appear at area restaurants, outdoor concerts, Irish pubs, weddings and private parties. On March 15th they will perform a mixture of Irish ballads, jigs, reels, hornpipes, and a few surprises. Requests from the audience are welcome. Find them on the web at: ballycastleband.com

Andrew Koontz sings and plays violin and guitar. He is a high school teacher of cinema production who has performed publicly for many years, both here and in Ireland where he hosted numerous sessions while performing in pubs. He has also entertained for CIE Tours. He is a county freeholder and a Hibernian.

Bill O’Neal sings and plays harmonica and guitar. He has performed publicly for many years both here and in Ireland, where he has hosted numerous sessions and sing-songs while performing in pubs and GAA clubs. He has also entertained for CIE Tours. Bill is a retired high school teacher of English, an author, a National Writing Project steering committee member, and a Hibernian.

To Purchase Tickets

  • $20 for General Admission
  • $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary
  • $5 for School and College students with ID
  • $15 per person for Groups of 10 or more**

Tickets can be purchased online or reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows. (Sorry – we don’t mail tickets. Tickets will be held at the box office and a receipt will be emailed from PayPal if purchased online.)

**GROUP RATES (10 or more people). Group rates apply only to advance online sales and must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rate tickets cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert.

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March 15, 2019
8:00 pm
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1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
101 Scotch Road + Google Map