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Rakish: Album Release Show

Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge MA

Feb 02 2022
Rakish: Album Release Show

Photo by Dan Jentzen

Celtic duo Rakish, comprised of fiddler Maura Shawn Scanlin and guitarist Conor Hearn, present an album release concert in support of their debut full-length album “Counting Down the Hours,” produced by Seamus Egan.

In a performance that is something more akin to concert music, Rakish explores tunes and songs from Irish and American folk traditions in a way that reflects their shared interest in and love for chamber and improvised music. In Amelia Mason of WBUR's words, "Guitar and fiddle lock in like puzzle pieces, eschewing their normal roles as lead and backup instruments." Maura Shawn, a two-time U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion and a winner of the Glenfiddich Fiddle Competition, wields the

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Tickets $20/$18 for Club Members, can be purchased HERE or at the door.

Doors open at 7pm/Concert at 8pm.

No intermission

Contact: 617-492-7679


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Club Passim

47 Palmer Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Passim requires all staff, performers, and patrons to show proof of COVID-19 vaccine when they work, attend performances, classes, and workshops at Passim. Patrons will be asked to show their vaccination card or a photo of their vaccination card when they enter the club. Patrons will be asked to show proof each time they visit the club. If a patron is not able to show proof of vaccination they will not be allowed to attend the performance, and their ticket purchase will be refunded. The City of Cambridge has issued an emergency order requiring that face masks or coverings be worn in indoor public places. Patrons and staff must wear masks at Passim unless actively eating or drinking. Artists may remove masks when performing and will maintain a 6-ft distance from the audience. Visit for full information on the Cambridge mask mandate. As per CDC guidelines, people are considered fully vaccinated; 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines; or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine. Starting Feb 1st, we’ll be requiring a third dose (booster) if your final shot is more than 6 months prior.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes