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One of the Girls plays from 10 p.m. to midnight. Slainte! Prost! Join us for our 4th annual McToberfest celebration with live German and Irish music, dance, food and drink. McToberfest combines the largest and most spectacular social event in the world: Munich’s Octoberfest, with the hospitality and high spirits of an authentic Irish pub. The Center’s Fifth Province will be transformed into a German beer hall with a lot of Irish-ness mixed in. Entertainment features Frank K Duo and Company performing German music, One of the Girls performing Irish music, and Identity Irish Dancers. There will be German and Irish beer and food for purchase, and a split the pot raffle. McToberfest is Saturday, October 18 from 7pm to midnight. Tickets for admission and buffet for IAHC and DANK Haus members are $12 and $15 for non members or $5 for IAHC and DANK Haus members and $7 for non members for admission only. For more information, call 773-282-7035.
Sounds Like: The Clancy Brothers, Great Big Sea, Gaelic Storm, Flogging Molly, The High Kings
Bio: Sean and Tommy grew up in the American Midwest, listening to the records of the great music groups of the 1960s folk revival: The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, The Dubliners, The Kingston Trio, and Peter, Paul and Mary, to name a few. With good friends and expert musicians Al, Roger, and Shaun...See Full Bio
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“Tom Schorsch and his brother Al were no strangers to folk music when they formed One of the Girls in 2004, when Al was just 17, because they wanted to play for St. Patrick's Day. The brothers grew up listening to Irish folk artists such as the Clancy Brothers, popular in the 1960s. "There's this whole folk tradition you can draw on," Tom Schorsch said. "In a way, it's almost like being in a cover band. You can put your own spin on [the songs]." Lead vocalist Schorsch said the band doesn't focus on one topic in particular, but it tries to bring humor and gusto to its narrative lyrics and driving rhythms. "We just like people to come out and see our shows. We are at it for fun."”
Ask One Of The Girls anything...
Q: Hi, love your music - how did you come up with the group name - is there a story behind it or was it just a spur of the moment thing? roger
A: Hi Roger, thanks for the question. The short answer is yes, there's a story. The long answer can be found here: http://www.oneofthegirls.net/ootg_learn.html
Asked by Roger Hawcroft. Answered on Mon Mar 11 2013All Questions