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October 22, 2014

Mark O'Connor New

American violinist Mark O’Connor visits Portland to perform An Appalachian Christmas at The Scottish Rite on Friday, Dec. 20, complete with Christmas carols, fiddling, bluegrass and other traditional American music. Building on his popular Appalachia Waltz music, the Grammy-winning fiddle, guitar and mandolin virtuoso, composer and educator applies his classical, jazz, folk and country music expertise to music of the holiday season, with help from a touring ensemble boasting top musicians like Cia Cherryholmes, Carrie Rodriguez and more. Almost sold out – a few seats will be available at the door – ticket sales start at 7pm, concert at 8pm.