“One of the most exciting bands I’ve seen in the last couple of years!”
–Jack Baker, The Irish American News
“ . . . Burning Bridget Cleary is on fire with their fourth album, “Pressed for Time” -Stephen McSweeney, Celtic Music Magazine
“. . . a highlight of this summer’s Philadelphia Folk Festival”
– Michael Kornfeld,acousticmusicscene.com
Burning Bridget Cleary has been performing and recording their distinctive style of Celtic traditional music since 2006.
Band-leader, Rose Baldino, drives this band with an unusual combination of charisma, crackerjack fiddle work, and tightly woven harmonies. The front of the band is shared with some of the best Celtic fiddle talent on the East Coast. Currently featured is Amy Beshara, an integral player in the NYC Scottish fiddle scene. A driving rhythm and bass end is supplied by Lou Baldino on guitar and Peter Trezzi on percussion. Known for their captivating sound and engaging stage presence, Burning Bridget Cleary is currently one of the hottest young acts on the Celtic and folk music circuits.
On Your Radar is a monthly concert series, hosted by John Platt of WFUV’s Sunday Breakfast program. Each event showcases three artists: also in the lineup: Leo Sidran and Skye Steele. The performance takes place on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $12.00.