Riverfest is thrilled to announce Tony McManus as the opening performer at the Rawlins Cross concert at the Elora Centre for the Arts on Aug. 29.
McManus is one of the world’s leading Celtic guitarists, winning awards and performing all over the world. This is a rare opportunity to see the musicians on the same stage.
“I would always jump at the chance to do a local gig,” said McManus. “This is a vibrant, artistic community and it’s great to be a part of it.”
Formed in the late 1980s, Rawlins Cross is brothers Dave Panting (guitar and mandolin) and Geoff Panting (keyboards and accordion), Ian McKinnon (highland pipes and tin whistle), Joey Kitson (lead vocals), Howie Southwood (drums) and Brian Bourne (bass and Chapman Stick).
With one foot in the traditions of Scots and Irish music, the other in the rock world, the band’s live shows please fans of all ages. Rawlins Cross has played to sold out concerts in the U.S., and Canada, Latin America, and Europe.
The Elora Centre for the Arts concert is a chance to enjoy a night under the stars with Rawlins Cross and Tony McManus.
Tickets are selling fast – purchasing advanced tickets is recommended. The concert will be on at the Elora Centre for the Arts, rain or shine.
Advance tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors, and $5 for children aged 5 to 12.
To order, contact the Elora Centre for the Arts at 519-846-9698.