Join Us for A Celtic Christmas Concert On December 19!

November 29, 2023

Join Karen Ashbrook, Paul Oorts, Andrea Hoag, and Eileen Estes for “A Celtic Christmas,” sponsored by Ascension’s Music Ministry and The Folklore Society of Greater Washington on Tuesday, December 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Dynamic duo, KA/PO–Karen & Paul, are joined by Grammy-nominated fiddler Andrea Hoag and the extraordinary voice of Eileen Estes for a delightful evening performance. The sparkling strings of hammered dulcimer, cittern, and harp guitar blend with rich harmonies and driving melodies on fiddle and accordion. The program will include toe-tapping dance tunes and haunting vocals of seasonal ballads and meditative airs from the shores of the many Celtic nations.

WHERE: Church of the Ascension, 633 Sligo Ave., Silver Spring MD 20910.

Advance tickets at suggested donation $20 Adults, $10 Under 18
Tickets also available at the door: suggested donation $25
A donation of a non-perishable food item for Tommy’s Pantry or a contribution to Ascension’s Diaper Ministry is also encouraged.
Livestream option available with advance ticket purchase.

INFO: Karen Ashbrook,

The concert will also be performed at:

•Dec 16, Sat, 7:30 pm Shepherdstown, WV. Details at

•Dec 17, Sun, 4:00 pm St Andrews, Burke, VA,

KA/PO and Andrea will also be part of the Virtual QuaranTUNE (QDF) Christmas Concerts on Dec 18, Monday night. Info/tickets at