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Atlantic Wave

Tonight @ House of Guinness, Waukesha, 9 p.m.

Jan. 22, 2011
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The members of Atlantic Wave hail from Milwaukee, but they specialize in the sounds of Ireland, Scotland and Cape Breton. The upbeat pulse of the mandolin, guitar and fiddle provide the backbone for the band’s folky tunes, while singers Barry Houlehen and John Karr conjure images of rolling green hills and the old country. While heavy on traditionals, their sets also explore the less-mined corners of the Celtic songbook.


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