Skerryvore. COURTESY PHOTO, Kris Kesiak

Skerryvore. COURTESY PHOTO, Kris Kesiak

Catch Celtic folk, rock, pop and bluegrass groups in Kent

Skerryvore, We Banjo 3 perform Oct. 13 at Kent-Meridian PAC

Skerryvore, a multi-award winning folk-rock band from Scotland, and award-winning quartet We Banjo 3 from Ireland join forces for an unforgettable night of Celtic folk, rock, pop and bluegrass.

Catch the concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Kent-Meridian High School Performing Arts Center, 10020 SE 256th St. The show is part of the annual city of Kent Spotlight Series.

Tickets are $28 general, $26 senior and $15 youth. For tickets, go to

Twice winners of Scotland’s Traditional Music “Live Act of the Year” award, Skerryvore have been on a meteoric journey that has taken them from the remote Isle of Tiree to international tours. They create a unique fusion of folk, trad, rock and pop that represents all the personalities and background of the eight band members who hail from various regions of Scotland.

We Banjo 3 delivers a ground-breaking mixture of Irish, old-time American and bluegrass music with remarkable virtuosity and passion. The members of We Banjo 3 are among the most celebrated and distinguished young musicians in Ireland today, including a seven-time all-Ireland banjo champ, a four-time banjo champ and another member who is an all-Ireland champ on both fiddle and Bodhran. Combined with a passionate lead vocalist who is like a young Springsteen adopted by the Chieftans, the result is truly unforgettable, according to a city of Kent press release.

Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in Life

Relay for Life of South King County moves online

American Cancer Society donations to be taken during May 30 virtual gathering

Zan Fiskum, of Maple Valley, didn’t advance Tuesday to the final five on NBC’s ‘The Voice.’ John Fiskum, her father, works for the city of Kent. COURTESY PHOTO, City of Kent
Local singer Zan Fiskum fails to advance to final five on ‘The Voice’

Maple Valley resident says show was ‘one of the best experiences of my life’

Local writer designs book for parents, children to read out loud, play together

“Let’s Play Pretend…” came about when Maple Valley’s Scott Field was traveling away from his family

Magical Strings announces virtual concert for Mother’s Day

On Facebook from 3-4 p.m. Sunday, May 10

Auburn Symphony Orchestra announces 2020-21 season

Begins with Summer Series scheduled to start June 21

Medic One Foundation’s Gratitude Meals offer support to first responders, local businesses

The initiative provides hearty lunches to first responders staffing the COVID-19 testing sites as they work to test their colleagues.

‘Don’t assume it can’t happen to you’

Federal Way resident Evelyn Allcorn shares story of her husband’s battle with COVID-19 after he tested positive on March 28.

Auburn dance studio finds creative solutions to keep going during COVID-19

Pacific Ballroom Dance moves to online classes; group returned home early from national competition

KCLS ends ebook boycott with Macmillan Publishers

System will resume purchasing new eBooks from Macmillan and its publishing imprints

Rock Group STYX, from left: Chuck Panozzo, Ricky Phillips, Todd Sucherman, Tommy Shaw, James “J.Y.” Young and Lawrence Gowan. COURTESY PHOTO, Rick Diamond/Getty Images for STYX)
State Fair welcomes classic rock artists Styx and REO Speedwagon on Sept. 23

Legendary rock artists Styx and REO Speedwagon perform at the Washington State… Continue reading