Fraher's/Garret Barry's: A set of two very traditional Irish jigs
I Lost My Love: A beautiful air popular in both Ireland and Scotland
Rush River (Linn Barnes)
Mississippi Blues (Linn Barnes)
Come Back Baby (Linn Barnes)
The Bucks of Oranmore (Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton)
Experience the magic of a Barnes & Hampton concert!
With a repertoire that includes music from Medieval and Renaissance Europe, the living and persistently growing body of Celtic music, traditional European and American folk music, their own compositions and informative introductions and explanations, the result is rare and uniquely beautiful.
After performing at the prestigious Inter-Celtic Festival in Lorient, Brittany, France, French press proclaimed "they proved it is possible to be both American and Celt by way of historical understanding and the heart..."
Upcoming events include:
Celtic Christmas in Castleton
A festive celebration on the Winter Solstice with the Linn Barnes and Allison Hampton
with Steve Bloom, percussion and Joseph Cunliffe, flutes
There will be seasonal readings by WETA’s Robert Aubry Davis, including “A Child’s Christmas in Wales”, by Dylan Thomas.
Castleton in Performance, Rappahannock County, Virginia
in the historic Dumbarton Church in Washington, DC
The Barnes and Hampton Celtic Consort
Sunday, December 8 at 4:00 and Sunday, December 15 at 4:00
This timeless music, a lovely weave of the delicate sounds
of the Celtic harp, lute, pipes, bodhran, flutes and recorders is
perfect for the many moods of this season: Christmas, the winter
solstice or any time the snow sparkles on a clear, cold night. Join our
candlelit Celtic Christmas celebration that goes “down as smoothly as a
mug of hot cider,” according to The Washington Post.