Bucks Live! presents ‘Celtic Crushing’ with Black 47’s Larry Kirwan

Kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a mix of Irish rock and traditional tunes on March 14 in the Zlock Performing Arts Center

Bucks County Community College is presenting “Celtic Crushing: Larry Kirwan’s St. Patrick’s Day Concert,” on Saturday, March 14, at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Bucks Live! concert series.

Kirwan, the bandleader of Black 47 and host of Celtic Crush on SiriusXM, returns to Bucks to bring a mix of contemporary Celtic rock and traditional Irish tunes for what’s sure to be a raucous show. Kirwan is celebrating the release of a new Black 47 compilation CD, St. Patrick’s Day Party.

Bucks County’s own Hobnail will perform traditional Irish songs in the theater lobby from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Dancers from the local Ryan Kilocycle Irish School of Dance perform from 6:45 to 7 p.m, also in the theater lobby. The pre-concert performances in the lobby are free and open to the public. Tickets are required for the 7:30 p.m. concert.

The concert takes place in the Kevin and Sima Zlock Performing Arts Center, located inside the Gateway Center building on the campus at 275 Swamp Road, Newtown, where there is ample free parking. The theater is equipped with audio-loop technology for the hearing impaired.

Reserved seating tickets for “Celtic Crushing: Larry Kirwan’s St. Patrick’s Concert” are $15 general admission and free for Bucks County Community College students with current ID. In addition, a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $30, which includes a pre-concert reception with light hors d’oeuvres and two glasses of wine or beer. VIP ticket holders must be age 21 or older.

Tickets can be purchased at bucks.edu/tickets or at the door. Discounts are available for Bucks employees, alumni, seniors, active military and group sales. Call the box office at 215-968-8469 for information on discount tickets or for more information.