BATH — High-energy Celtic band Còig will return to the Chocolate Church Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.

Irish music enthusiasts will enjoy the Gaelic spinning songs of these Cape Breton musicians. Much of the music of this region is Celtic in nature, but originates in the local area and celebrates the sea, seafaring, fishing and other primary industries.

With the fiery Celtic style as its musical core, Còig easily shifts between century-old tunes of past generations to original and contemporary compositions, featuring the band’s range of more than a dozen instruments. Fiddler Chrissy Crowley joins Rachel Davis on fiddle, viola and vocals; pianist Jason Roach possesses a style all his own, and an unparalleled intensity on the keys; and Darren McMullen commands guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, flute and vocals.

With a combined total of over 30 nominations and awards, each of Còig’s talented musicians have released their own successful solo albums, and have toured both at home and abroad before coming together as this super group. Their much-anticipated debut album “Five” was released in June 2014 to rave reviews and has earned the band the 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award for Traditional Album of the Year, the Music Nova Scotia Award for Traditional/Roots Recording of the Year and the 2015 East Coast Music Award for Roots/Traditional Group Recording of the Year.

Tickets are $22 advance or $25 at the door. They are available by visiting www.chocolatechurcharts.org or by calling 207-442-8455.

The Chocolate Church Arts Center is at 804 Washington St.


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