Paul Peabody and his
Band of Fiddlers will perform at the newly-opened Playhouse Market on St.
Patrick’s Day. Peabody, a violinist with the New York City Ballet, received a Grammy Award for
his solo violin performance in the movie “Titanic” and played the Irish fiddle
on numerous recordings with fellow Grammy Award winner singer Celine Dion.
Peabody, a Nyack resident, will lead Playhouse Market’s welcome its first St. Patrick’s Day from 7 to 10 p.m. on Monday, March 17. Admission is free. Peabody, who trained at Julliard, will be joined by as many as 10 other musicians, who have been performing professionally for 35 years and for 30 years in various groups. Peabody said they will play traditional favorites such as “Spootiskerry Reel,” “Rose in the Heather”, “McMahons Reel,” “Trip to Durrow,” “Battle of Aughrim” and many others.
Playhouse Market is also celebrating with
drink specials. These include the “Green Shamrock Martini” made with Bailey’s Mint Chocolate Irish Cream liqueur and Stoli Vanilla Vodka garnished with a
mint sprig and green sugar rim for $6, Irish coffee made with Jameson Irish
Whiskey and Bailey’s Irish Cream liqueur for $4, Guinness Beer for $5 and also in the spirit of the day, “Green” Heineken for $4.
The Playhouse Market is a NYC style market, eatery and cultural center located on the site of the former Helen Hayes Theater and Tappan Zee Playhouse. It features the Red Pearl Oyster Bar and Restaurant, Playhouse Coffee and Tea Café, Smoothies Gourmet Deli and Broadway Brick Oven where visitors can sample pastries baked onsite, purchase locally farmed produce and enjoy freshly prepared dishes. Future events will include wellness, culinary and cultural themed workshops and activities for adults and children as well as poetry and musical performances by local artists.
Find out more at
www.PlayhouseMarket.com or visit them at 20 South Broadway. The hours are from 6
a.m. until 8 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and until 11:30
p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Telephone is 845-358-3575.