The holidays can be a little daunting with expectations, obligations and such, so do yourself a big favor and get in the real spirit of things with good friends, great music and a good cause. These upcoming events are put on by great friends of Mass St Music and are sure to be the perfect warm up for the impending season:
Americana Music Academy presents A Celtic Christmas
Irish, Scottish & Traditional Christmas Music
Friday Dec. 3, 7:30 pm – Lawrence Arts Center, Lawrence
Saturday Dec. 4, 7:30 pm – Potwin Presy Church, Topeka
This will feature bands and musicians from Lawrence and Topeka AND students and teachers from the Americana Music Academy. Proceeds go towards the Americana Student Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $10.50, available at the Lawrence Arts Center (785-843-2787) & at Americana (785-830-9640).
Friday, Dec. 17, 7 pm – Liberty Hall, Lawrence
Featuring the Midday Ramblers, MAW, the Phantoms of the Opry, MC Betse Ellis of the Wilders, DJ St. Nick, plus special guests and surprises! Proceeds benefit the Holiday Adopt-A-Family Program via the Merc’s Giving Holiday Tree. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 day of show. Kids under 12: $1 at the door or a food donation. Tickets available at Liberty Hall (785-749-1972) or through Ticketmaster.