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Cathie Ryan

Cathie Ryan

Dec 10th 2016 @ The Irish American Culture and Heritage Center of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI
I Was There
Saturday, December 10th, 2016
7:30 PM
The Irish American Culture and Heritage Center of Wisconsin
2133 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233
The acclaimed Irish singer Cathie Ryan and her award-winning band celebrate a
traditional Irish American Christmas with The Winter’s Heart. Featuring Cathie’s heart stirring vocals, her band’s virtuoso musicianship, and beloved stories, poetry and song, this musical celebration of the holidays is sure to warm the heart.

From ethereal hymns to exuberant jigs and reels, The Winter’s Heart revels in the wealth of Irish Christmas traditions including leaving a candle in the window to light loved ones home, hunting for the wren on St Stephen’s Day, Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas) and more. The rituals of the Winter Solstice, for centuries considered a sacred time in Ireland, will also be honored in this beautiful program.

The Winter’s Heart: An Irish American Christmas is a holiday event sure to kindle the warmth and joy of the season.