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Video: Paddy's Green Shamrock Shores 

Hi everyone! 

This is a song (and set of tunes) we recorded in collaboration with House of Hamill, Mickey Spain, and members of Runa, Emish, Socks in the Frying Pan and Poor Man's Gambit. Please help us out by sharing the video far and wide! 

Why record a collaboration? Well, besides just being a lot of fun because all of these people are not only fantastic musicians but wonderful people to work with as well, all of us wanted to do something special for World Charity Day (September 5th)! The purpose of this collaboration is to raise money for the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, a charity which donates high-quality musical instruments to deserving, under-funded music programs, and provides an array of support services to school districts. 

All of us in these bands know what the ability to play music has done for us all personally, and we believe that every child, should have the same opportunity if we can help them out. 

Donate to the campaign here, and get a free download of the track in your email!

Thanks everyone!

Schools and Workshops: Methow Valley 

Over the last two weeks The Gothard Sisters spent a lot of time in school - playing assemblies for thousands of kids from preschool, kindergarten, middle school and high school to college.  The schools were fun and exciting for the band to delve into.  We heard from many people that they usually dread assemblies and the band was excited to bring the kids something high energy and fun and interesting that also introduced them to the sisters' love for Celtic music and the joys of instrumental music and live performance. 

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