August 15-18, 2019

August 15-18, 2019

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Tim Britton


Hailed as “a phenomenon” by TIME magazine, Tim Britton is renowned as one of the leading makers and players of the rare Irish uillean pipes, as well as for his emotive artistry on wooden flute, tin whistle, and mandolin. Born into a family central to the Philadelphia folk music scene, Tim has been touring, teaching, and recording, since breaking onto the Celtic scene as a young prodigy over forty years ago, appearing on as many records. Among others, Tim has performed with Mick Moloney, Liz Carrol, Billy McComiskey, Daithi Sproul, Jimmy Keane, Eileen Ivers, Seamus Egan, John Doyle, Johnny Cunningham, Robbie O'Connell, Gerald Trimble, Bela Fleck, Patrick Ball, Na Casaidigh, James Kelly, Paddy O'Brien, Pat Egan, Brendan Bolger, and Bua. He has been featured on A Prairie Home Companion, All Things Considered, among other radio and television shows. Tim is also in demand as a sound engineer and producer.

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