Scythian

Scythian

12/13/2013
Opening Act: This Mountain
Sponsored by: 88.1 WDIY
Celtic/ Folk/ World/ Rock/ Americana.
Musikfest Café presented by Yuengling ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks
Doors: 7pm | Show: 8pm
$25/$20/$15

Rousing and raucous, Scythian (sith-ee-yin) plays kicked-up Celtic and world music with hints of Gypsy and Klezmer, all infused with a touch of punk-rock sensibility. Take a trio of classically trained dueling fiddlers, toss in a rhythm guitar, a banjo and the occasional funky accordion, then power it with the driving rhythm of a jazz percussionist, and you've got the ingredients for a show you won't soon forget. Scythian's high-energy, adrenaline-peddling, interactive brand of music is the result of their origins as street performers and has one goal in mind - to get people up on their feet and dancing. Their repertoire ranges from traditional and contemporary Celtic and folk music to the alluring and dramatic strains of Gypsy and Eastern European tunes, and then crosses back over the border to pick up some good old-fashioned bluegrass licks.

dinner and a show
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