Monthly Archives: June 2016

Master Celtic Fiddler, Kevin Burke, will perform at Caltech on Saturday, June 18

Kevin Burke’s fiddle playing has been at the forefront of traditional music for some 40 years now. His work during the 1970s with Arlo Guthrie, Christy Moore and the Bothy Band established him as a first class musician and brought him international acclaim in both Europe and America. He continues to play in a number of configurations, including the all-star Celtic Fiddle Festival. The New York Times describes Kevin as “a superior instrumentalist in any idiom….impressively virtuosic.” The Washington Post writes of his “lyrical style that is always emotionally electric”. The Irish Times says that “Burke’s fiddling is one of the high spots of the current Irish musical scene”. Kevin is an immensely engaging performer and his web site is This concert provides an opportunity to hear a master ply his craft in Beckman Institute Auditorium’s intimate setting. Visit Kevin’s web site.