(BLAIRSTOWN, NJ) -- Roy's Hall presents Mark O'Connor "An Appalachian Christmas" with Maggie and Forrest O'Connor on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at 8:00om. Grammy-winning composer and fiddler Mark O’Connor has created several arrangements of Christmas classics and fashions a wondrous mixture of both instrumental and vocal music in bluegrass and other American music genres. Mark is undeniably one of the greatest multi-instrumentalists of the century. His virtuosity on fiddle, mandolin and guitar is world renown.
Having toured An Appalachian Christmas ten years, O’Connor and his ensemble have a dynamic energy on stage that bring their individual expertise to holiday themes and classics in the most delightful and musically satisfying way! Mark O’Connor’s touring ensemble includes his wife Maggie O’Connor on fiddle and vocals as well his son Forrest O’Connor on mandolin, guitar and vocals.
Mark O’Connor’s An Appalachian Christmas album (2011) reached the #1 ranking on Billboard’s Bluegrass Album charts. Hailed by critics from the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Los Angeles Times as a top 10 album of the holiday season, it has become a perennial classic Christmas recording.
Roy's Hall is located at 30 Main Street in Blairstown, New Jersey. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to experience Mark’s musical genius up-close-and-personal in the intimate comfort of Northwest New Jersey's greatest listening room.