3-7-14-The_Reardon_Garvey_1Reardon & Garvey will be performing a pre-St. Patrick’s Day concert at Springville Center for the Arts (SCA) on Friday, March 14, at 8 p.m.

The group includes Springville natives and Springville Griffith Institute graduates, Benjamin Garvey on guitar and vocals, and Erik Wollschlager on bass and backing vocals.

Other band members include Michael Reardon on tenor guitar, vocals and percussion, Tim Hughes on accordion and backing vocals, and Cristina Hughes on banjo and vocals.

Reardon & Garvey’s sound incorporates a wide range of music, including traditional and contemporary folk and Irish, along with original tunes composed by Garvey, and a few Kingston Trio tunes.

Their harmonies go beyond just their voices. The instrumentation includes traditional bodhran and spoons. They have performed at The Buffalo Irish Center, The Shannon Pub, Kitty Hoynes, O’Lacy’s, The Harp & Fiddle in Pittsburgh, PA, and at the Irasburg Fair in Irasburg, VT. They opened for the Sawdoctors at Art Park in Lewiston.

Very special guest, Irish story teller Tim Daly, will be joining the band. Daly has told his stories to a wide range of audiences, and appears with Tom Callahan and Kindred regularly.

SCA is located at 37 North Buffalo Street in Springville.  The show starts at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets can be purchased online at www.springvillearts.org and will also be available at the door.

Admission is $10 pre-sale and $12 at the door.  For more information, call 716-592-9038.