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Guitarist Eric McKenna Spreng has forged his own distinctive sound from some of the world's great musical traditions. Weaving together threads of Spanish flamenco, traditional Celtic, Classical, and Americana, Eric's original music is a contemporary tapestry of historic impressions.
2018 Upcoming Performances
Ceili at the Roundhouse Celtic Festival | March 23 & 24th 2018
Join SYNKOFA for music at this two day music and culture festival in Evanston, WY. Catch our ensemble on Friday March 23rd from 6:30-7:15pm AND Saturday, March 24 from 10:15-11am . Location: Roundhouse & Railyards Complex, 1500 W Main St., Evanston, WY 82930. More information and ticketing can be found at theartsinc.com/celtic-festival/
November Hotel at Park City Mountain Resort | March 27th 3-5pm
Join November Hotel for Apres Ski music at PCMR from 3-5pm. Whether you're wrapping up a great day on the slopes or eager to get out of Salt Lake and hear some live music, catching this original trio live is a must. Located on the Legacy Lodge patio next to the Payday lift. Free and open to all.
November Hotel at the RUIN | April 20th 9pm-midnight
Come on out and experience the sounds of November Hotel at Sugarhouse's chic new bar, the RUIN from 9pm to midnight. No cover charge. From SLUG Magazine "The RUIN—the newest and most refined vision for public drinking—has arrived and resides just east of Highland Drive on Wilmington Avenue" Featuring exquisitely crafted cocktails and an excellent wine selection, you'll feel right at home in the inviting warm atmosphere. 1215 Wilmington Avenue, Salt Lake City
Eric Solo at Sage's Cafe | April 26th from 6-9pm
Expand your social network into the green community. Food, music and drinks are provided at this fun, informal opportunity for anyone interested in sustainability to get together over drinks and talk “green”. Everyone is welcome, small donation requested. 368 East 100 South
November Hotel at Cucina | Cinco de Mayo 7pm-9pm
So much more than the surprise, crushing defeat of French Colonialism at the hands of Mexico's army in 1862, Cinco de Mayo is the holiday for all of us appreciators of Mexican-American culture. Enjoy a glass of wine and fresh food of Cucina while November Hotel slings the tunes at this outdoor festival of eating and music. 1026 2nd Ave, Salt Lake City. Open to all, no cover charge. https://cucinaslc.com/
SYNKOFA Sunday House Concert | May 6th 2018, 3pm-7pm
Experience SYNKOFA in an intimate show, set in the lush spring backyard of Casa Kris. Parking available at the LDS church lot at 1361 E 4000 S (northwest area) and follow the red Meet-up signs on the back fence to the walkway to the house. Email your questions to CasaKrisConcerts@gmail.com. A pot luck begins at 3pm and music begins at 4pm. Grab an yard chair or blanket and enjoy the outdoor music. (In case of inclimate conditions, the show will go on, but will move indoors into Kris's comfy living room). Suggested $15 per person donation, but if you can't do that, please come anyway! CDs are sold separately. All donations go to musicians.
SYNKOFA Utah Arts Festival | Sunday June 24th at 9:15pm on the Garden Stage
SYNKOFA has been selected to perform at the state's preeminent gathering of art, music & culture, held downtown in Salt Lake City at Library and Washington Squares. On Sunday, The Garden Stage will be hosting Litha Fest; an ancient Celtic celebration of the sun and summer solstice. Fans of Cetlic music may enjoy seven bands throughout the day Including SYNKOFA at 9:15pm. Find the schedule and tickets to The Utah Arts Festival here: https://uaf.org/
Eric Solo at the Natural History Museum | June 23rd
Private Ceremony. Contact Eric for music at your special event
Eric performs solo acoustic instrumental guitar, is a member of the Celtic Jazz Ensemble SYNKOFA, and plays electric lead guitar and mandolin for the rock band November Hotel. His musical repertoire also includes the ukulele, Celtic Bouzouki, and 12-string guitar.