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The Princeton Folk Music Society presents Irish music duo


The Princeton Folk Music Society presents Irish music duo Ivan Goff (uileann pipes, Irish flute, and whistles) and Katie Linnane (fiddle), at 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, at Christ Congregation Church, 50 Walnut Lane, Princeton, N.J.

The couple are stalwarts of the vibrant New York City Irish traditional music scene.

Goff has toured with several Irish traditional bands, including Dervish, Danú, and the Eileen Ivers Band. He also has performed in theatrical productions, including extended engagements with “Riverdance” (on Broadway and on tour), and Michael Flatley’s “Lord of the Dance.” He earned several music degrees in Ireland.

Linnane got her start in the “Irish Riviera” music scene of Pearl River in Rockland County, N.Y. She studied with Willy Kelly and has been influenced by other great players, including Paddy Canny, Patrick Ourceau, and Mike Rafferty. She can be found performing with other New York based groups, such as The Murphy Beds, Lúnasa, and Green Fields of America. She also is an accomplished step dancer and teacher.

Tickets at the door are $25 ($20 members, $10 students 12-22, $5 children 11 and under). Parking is free. For information, visit

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