Celebrating its 10th anniversary of sold-out concerts around New England, A Christmas Celtic Sojourn with Brian O'Donovan is returning to stages in Boston, Rockport, and Worcester, MA, along with Providence, RI.
89.7 WGBH host Brian O’Donovan has assembled some of the best musicians, singers, and dancers imaginable from around the Celtic world, and beyond!
BOSTON — On July 14 at the WGBH Brighton Studio, more that 3,000 parents and children came out for the annual WGBH FunFest. Each year the station offers a day of ice cream, music and a chance for families to visit our studios and meet favorite PBS characters.
Kids got hugs from Clifford the Big Red Dog, Arthur, Curious George, Quack, Ruff Ruffman, Wally and WordGirl. There was plenty of music to sing and dance with, thanks to Mr. Steve, Flooky and the Beans, Toe Jam Puppet Band, the Harney Academy of Irish Step Dancers and many more.
Listen to the entire Marco Pignataro performance, recorded live at WGBH.
BOSTON — The April Jazz in Performance at WGBH's Fraser Studio presented Italian saxophonist Marco Pignataro. Now a Boston local, as Managing Director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute, Pignataro greeted members of the WGBH Jazz Club and guests during an exlusive performance with band members Somer O'Brien, Nando Michelin, Ehud Ettun and Paolo Orlandi.
Watch Pignataro and his band perform "Arianna"
Jazz in Performance airs on WGBH 89.7FM, hosted by Eric Jackson and produced by Steve Schwartz. Each month they bring audiences up close to jazz greats for an exclusive performance.
Jazz in Performance is free to WGBH's Jazz Club members.
BOSTON — South African jazz pianist Stanley Sagov performed live in the WGBH Fraser studio with his band: Bob Gullotti (drums), Robert Douglas Gay (alto sax), Wannetta Jackson (vocalist), Stan Strickland (sax, flute and vocals), Mike Peipman (trumpet, flugelhorn, digeridoo), and John Lockwood (bass).
Jazz in Performance events are hosted each month by WGBH's Eric Jackson and produced by WGBH's Steve Schwartz.
BOSTON — While on a world tour celebrating 50 years as one of the most celebrated traditional Irish bands in history, The Chieftains stopped by WGBH's Fraser Studio to share some tunes and meet with fans and members of the WGBH Celtic Club. The Low Anthem joined them.
Listen to the entire Chieftains and The Low Anthem performance:
The Chieftains and The Low Anthem: School Days Over