From left, musicians John Walsh, Rose Flanagan and Pat Broaders perform at the annual Winter Concert of Traditional Irish Music at Kenai Peninsula College in Kenai, Alaska, on Feb. 1, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

From left, musicians John Walsh, Rose Flanagan and Pat Broaders perform at the annual Winter Concert of Traditional Irish Music at Kenai Peninsula College in Kenai, Alaska, on Feb. 1, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Annual Irish concert returns to Kenai Peninsula College

KDLL hosts KPC Showcase on Friday

An annual concert of traditional Irish music will return to the Kenai Peninsula Friday in the latest installment of the Kenai Peninsula College Showcase, hosted by and serving as an annual meeting for public radio station KDLL 91.9 FM.

John Walsh, Pat Broaders and Rose Flanagan will be performing at the free concert, titled “An Evening of Traditional Irish Music.”

As previously reported by the Clarion, Walsh plays tenor banjo, Flanagan plays the fiddle and Broaders plays the bouzouki and sings.

The group performed the annual Winter Concert of Traditional Irish Music at KPC in January of 2018, 2019 and 2020, but then the COVID-19 pandemic stymied any hopes of a 2021 show.

KDLL sponsored a return of the concert in 2022 at the Christ Lutheran Church in Soldotna.

The station’s annual meeting will be held during an intermission, with time for updates, a listener survey and more.

The concert will start Friday at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the concert is free, though seating is limited in the commons of the Ward Building at Kenai Peninsula College.

For more information about the event, visit kdll.org or “Kenai Peninsula College Showcase” on Facebook.

Reach reporter Jake Dye at jacob.dye@peninsulaclarion.com.

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