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Colyn Fischer, fiddle • Shauna Pickett-Gordon, piano

 

Monday 17 March 2014 - 7:00 pm - Cameron's Pub, Half Moon Bay

The duo and the Fiddlers raise the roof in Irish style at Cameron's Pub, 1410 Cabrillo Hwy, Half Moon Bay. Come for an authentic British pub experience and terrific Irish, Scottish, and Welsh music. The duo will be joined by not only the Fiddlers but also Miss Tabitha Tetreault on vocals.

Saturday 5 April 2014 - noon and 3:00 pm
Ardenwood Historic Farm

The duo and the Fiddlers perform on the Second Stage at the annual celebration known as the Tartan Day Scottish. Besides the fiddling, enjoy bagpipe bands, singers, Highland and country dancing, heavy athletics competitions, shinty games, clan tents, Scottish shops, and Scottish food and drink.

Sunday 6 April 2014 - 10:00 am
Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Church, Fremont - The duo and the Fiddlers play at Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Church, 2950 Washington Blvd, Fremont.

Saturday 15 December 2012, 5:00 pm
St Paul's Episcopal Church 415 El Camino Real, Burlingame (corner of ECR & Bellevue Ave)

The duo and the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers introduce The Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums' annual Christmas Concert FREE! But arrive at least 30 minutes early to get parking and a seat.

Friday 14 December 2012, 7:00 pm
Friends of the Library Christmas Program Los Gatos

The duo and a few of the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers entertain, along with members of the Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums
FREE!

Friday 7 December 2012
Night of Lights
Main Street, Half Moon Bay
6:30-7:00 pm
The duo + well-known Coastside fiddlers Christy and Jim Tillotson entertain FREE at IOOF Hall

Sunday 2 December 2012 3:00 pm
St Andrew's Episcopal Church 13601 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga (corner of Fruitvale & Saratoga Aves)

The duo and the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers introduce The Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums' annual Christmas Concert
FREE! But arrive at least 30 minutes early to get a seat.

Weekend of October 13-14
Colyn judges the annual California Scottish Fiddle Competition.
The competition is sanctioned by Scottish FIRE, the national organization promoting authentic Scottish fiddle style.
Awards are given in three categories:
Open, Junior (up to 18 years), and Novice. Winners of Open and Junior categories are eligible to compete at the National level.

Colyn teaches a workshop in Scottish Fiddling.

The duo performs a concert on Saturday evening.

Contact scotsduo@live.com for information and entry forms.

Tuesday August 28 - 7:00 pm
The duo appears with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers in concert at David Brewer's Celtic Night concert series:

St Andrew Church,
9850 Monroe Ave, Apto
s

A freewill offering will be taken. Musicians are invited to bring their instruments and join the session after the concert!

Friday June 22
Cypress Meadows, presents The Peat-Fire Flame in concert 6:00 pm - Doors open for great appetizers and beverages
7:00 pm -
Concert begins
Dessert and drinks at the interval
$25 cover charge - includes buffet and bar
Reservations greatly appreciated and directions 650-728–8045

Joining us for short sets that evening will be Megan McLaughlin and The Keller Sisters.

Start the summer by joining the people who make up our wonderful audiences for plentiful food and beverages and outstanding music.

Music until 10:00 pm. We'll take a short mid-evening break for dessert and more drinks. All this for only $25 per person.

Cypress Meadow, 343 Cypress Ave. Moss Beach, CA 94038

More info email us at info@cypressmeadows.net

Thursday, May 10 2012
Reserve your table now for an unforgettable evening of Celtic music, jazz, and improvisation of all kinds!
The Peat-Fire Flame will share some of the new pieces from their upcoming CD project focusing on freeing the soul of the music through improvisation
Angelica's Bell Theatre & Bistro, 863 Main St, Redwood City Dinner seatings begin at 6:30 pm
CONCERT AT 8:00 PM
Concert tickets: $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Dinner reservations required:
Call for info 650-365-3226 or reserve and buy tickets online at www.angelicasbistro.com

Saturday March 17
The Peat-Fire Flame and a few of the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers entertain at the annual St Patrick's Day Corned Beef & Cabbage Supper
Our Lady of the Pillar RC Church
Half Moon Bay
Reservations and information: or call 650-799-0011

Friday March 16
The Peat-Fire Flame open "Irish Night" at Cypress Meadows! 6:00 pm - Doors open for great appetizers and beverages
7:00 pm - Concert begins (The Flame are on first!)
Dessert and drinks at the interval
$25 cover charge - includes buffet and bar
Reservations and directions

Sunday March 4
THE PEAT-FIRE FLAME & The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers Launch their first studio album, Up Close, Dinner show at;
Angelica's Bell Theatre & Bistro
863 Main St, Redwood City

Up Close

Saturday 18 February
THE PEAT-FIRE FLAME IN CONCERT Scintillating strathspeys & rockin' reels Mad marches & jolly jigs Airs to warm your heart & moisten your eye Stories to go along with the music & as always... The duo's amazing free improvisations $15 donation plus a potluck snack, please

RSVP very soon, as Shauna's living room can hold only so many! 650-728-0862

Sunday 11 December
The Peat-Fire Flame with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers appearing in the annual Christmas concert of
The Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums
Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 377 87th Street, Daly City 3:00 p.m.
Free! Come at least 45 minutes early to find a seat, as these concerts fill up.

Sunday 4 December
The Peat-Fire Flame with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers appearing in the annual Christmas concert of The Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums
St Andrew's Episcopal Church, 13601 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga 3:00 p.m.
Free! Come at least 45 minutes early to find a seat, as these concerts fill up.

Friday 2 December
The Peat-Fire Flame with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers At Half Moon Bay's festive annual Night of Lights celebration:
• Entertainers the length of Main Street
• Lighted parade at 7pm
• Shops open until 9pm,
• Complimentary hot apple cider and cookies
• Roasting chestnuts,
• Horse-and-carriage rides
Find the Fiddlers at La Piazza, 604 Main Street, Half Moon Bay 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 pm Free! Bring the family!

Saturday 26 November
The Peat-Fire Flame with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers 148th Annual Banquet and Ball,
St Andrew's Society, San Francisco Marines Memorial Hotel & Club 6:00 pm cocktails, 7:00 pm haggis and dinner Piping, Highland dancing, and other Scottish entertainment
Advance reservations required! 510-459-9395 or email.

17-20 October
The Peat-Fire Flame at 31st Annual Arts Northwest Booking Conference Eugene, OR

8-9 October
The Peat-Fire Flame at the Seaside Highland Games, Ventura • Colyn Fischer judges the annual California Scottish Fiddling competition, held under the aegis of Scottish F.I.R.E. This is the only competition in California, and the winner is eligible to go to the Nationals!  Trophies and cash prizes in every category.
• The Peat-Fire Flame plays for listening and dancing on the Saturday evening.
• Colyn teaches a fiddle workshop on Sunday morning.

For tickets and more information, see the flyer
Competition entry forms are available from the Steward:  scotsduo@live.com or from the Seaside Games website:  Entry Form

Thursday 6 October
The Peat-Fire Flame at a private reception in Redwood City

Saturday 24 Sept 
The Peat-Fire Flame plays for Scottish Country Dancing, LA-Orange County Interbranch Ball, Tustin, CA

Friday 16 September
The Peat-Fire Flame in concert at Cypress Meadows in Moss Beach
6:00pm - Doors open
7:00pm - The concert begins

$25 in advance includes an elegant buffet of hearty appetizers, beverages, and desserts
Call 650-728-8045 or email rsvp@cypressmeadows.net

Sunday 21 August
The Peat-Fire Flame will perform two concerts at the Harmony Road music school in Half Moon Bay:
12:00-12:45pm - A fun, informal music time designed for small children and babies.
Room to shake a leg, and easy percussion instruments to join in with.
$5 in advance, $8 at the door
              
3:00-5:00 pm -- An afternoon concert for music lovers who like to sit still and listen.
$20 in advance, $25 at the door
Sweet treats are included

Space is limited, so book your seats early!

RSVP and more info at http://www.harmonyroad.us/The_Peat-Fire_Flame.html
Or call 650-440-5112

Tuesday 28 June, 7:00 pm
The Peat-Fire Flame duo will be the featured performers at the Celtic Night summer series, St Andrew Presbyterian Church, 9850 Munroe Ave, Aptos.
http://celticmusicnight.com/
Bring an instrument for the session afterward.

Saturday 18 June, 7:30 pm
House concert in Montara!
The Classic Traditional Music of Scotland and Beyond
Colyn Fischer, violin and Shauna Pickett-Gordon, piano
Donation $15 + bring a snack to share
Space is limited, so please email or call 650-728-0862 to reserve your seat soon.

Sat April 16, 7:30 pm - Peat-Fire Flame appears with the Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles in concert at Hermosa Beach Civic Auditorium, Hermosa Beach. Information: scottishfiddlers@gmail.com

Sun April 3, 2:00 pm - Peat-Fire Flame appears with the Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles in concert at Wright Auditorium, Pasadena. Information: scottishfiddlers@gmail.com

Tuesday 1 March 7:00 pm - as part of the Celtic Music Night Series led by David Brewer of Molly's Revenge, St Andrew Presbyterian Church 9850 Monroe Avenue, Aptos The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers and the Peat-Fire Flame will play Scottish reels, strathspeys, jigs, waltzes, and airs, and a few tunes from Wales and America as well.

After the concert the audience is invited to bring up their instruments and join in a session.

Admission is free; an offering will be taken. NOTE: This concert will benefit David Brewer's Instrument Replacement Fund. He is one of the Bay area's foremost performers and teachers of Celtic music, playing seven different instruments masterfully. Sadly, last fall most of his instrument collection was stolen. So, come, enjoy the concert, be generous, and play with us afterward! Information
Directions

Sat February 26 - Peat-Fire Flame performs an evening concert at Pasadena Presbyterian Church, Pasadena. Tickets: knixon@drmusic.com

Sat January 29, 2011, 6:30pm - St Andrew’s Society of Los Angeles Burns Supper, La Canada. Another elegant Scottish supper in the grand tradition, featuring the Peat-Fire Flame and their guest bassist. For more information e-mail an65300@aol.comSat November 27, 6:30pm - St Andrew’s Society of San Francisco Tartan Ball, San Francisco. An elegant evening of Scottish tradition, pageantry, food, and music. Tickets e-mail frutl68894@aol.com

Sat January 22, 2011, 6:30pm - The Fiddlers and the Flame entertain for St Andrew’s Society of San Francisco Burns Supper, San Francisco. An elegant Scottish supper honoring the great bard Robert Burns. Tickets e-mail allbrem@sbcglobal.net

Sun December 12, 3:00pm - A Scottish Christmas: The Fiddlers again appear in concert with the Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums, Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 377 87th Street, Daly City. Free!

Sun December 5, 3:00pm - A Scottish Christmas: The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers appear in concert with the Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums, St. Andrew’s Church, 13601 Saratoga Avenue, Saratoga. Free!

Fri December 3, 6:00 pm - Peat-Fire Flame and Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers help brighten the Night of Lights! La Piazza, Half Moon Bay. Free!

Fri November 12, 6:00 pm - Peat-Fire Flame entertains at a fundraiser dinner in the Napa Valley, benefiting the Robert Louis Stevenson Library. Tickets: email (St Andrew's Society of San Francisco).

Sat October 23, 7:30pm - Peat-Fire Flame in concert at the Mauldin home, Altadena. Tickets: call 626-398-8706
Or email.

Sat October 9, 7:30pm - Peat-Fire Flame in concert at the Seaside Highland Games, Ventura. Tickets: call 818-886-4968 or visit seaside-games.com

Sat October 2 - Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers and Peat-Fire Flame at the Santa Cruz Scottish Games, Santa Cruz, performing at 10:30 am, 12:00 noon, and 1:00 pm. For more information visit: santacruzscottishgames.com/

Sat August 21, 7:30pm - Peat-Fire Flame in a house concert, Montara.

Sat 26 June, 2010 - 7:30pm - The Peat-Fire Flame duo appear with The Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers, members of the Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums and singer Burr Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 377 87th Street, Daly City.

Fri 21 May, 2010 - 7:30pm - Shauna accompanies silent movies on the grand piano, Coastside Film Society, Community United Methodist Church, Half Moon Bay Watch this space.

Saturday 24 April 2010 - The duo appear as headliners in the annual Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles concert, Hermosa Beach Civic Auditorium.

Sat 17 April, 2010 - workshop for Scottish Fiddlers of Los Angeles, La Canada

Sat 10 April, 2010 - 10:00 am-5:00 pm - The Flame with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers at Tartan Day, Ardenwood Historic Farm, Fremont

Thurs 8 April, 2010 - 5:00 pm, Peat Fire Flame & Penninsula Scottish Fiddlers at the Ritz Carlton, San Francisco, entertaining for a private reception.

Sat 3 April, 2010 - The duo entertain at the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society for the American Association of University Women.Admission $30.

Saturday 13 March 2010 - The duo and a few of the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers entertain at the annual St Patrick's Supper, Our Lady of the Pillar Catholic Church, Half Moon Bay. The corned beef and cabbage are out of this world, and reservations are a must. Reserve at: knightscouncil7534@yahoo.com

Fri. 12 February, 2010 - The duo appear in concert at beautiful Cypress Meadows in Moss Beach. Great local headliners and delicious appetizers start at 6:00 pm; then Colyn and Shauna are showcased until 9pm. Tickets are $25.

Fri 5 February and Sat 6 February, 2010 - The duo play at It's Italia, 401 Main Street, Half Moon Bay, from 6-9 pm.

Sat. 30 January, 2010 - The duo entertain at the annual Burns Supper of the St Andrew's Society of Los Angeles

Sat. 23 January, 2010 - The duo and a few Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers entertain at the annual Burns Supper of the St Andrew's Society of San Francisco

Sat. 16 January, 2010 - The duo perform at a home in Montara at 7:00 pm. Call 650-728-0862 for tickets and directions.

Sat. 12 December, 2009 - The duo perform with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers and the Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 377 87th St, Daly City, at 3:00 pm. Admission free!

Sun. 6 December, 2009 - The duo perform with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers and the Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums at St Andrew's Church, 13601 Saratoga Ave, Saratoga, at 3:00 pm. Admission free!

Fri. 4 December, 2009 - The duo perform with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers at Night of Lights, La Piazza on Main Street, Half Moon Bay, from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Admission free!

Wed. 2 December, 2009 - Angelica's Bistro, 863 Main St, Redwood City at 7:00 pm. The Peat-Fire Flame's "Jazzeltic" side.

Sat. 28 November, 2009 - The duo and the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers entertain at the annual Tartan Ball of the St Andrew's Society of San Francisco.

Sat. 10 October 2009 at 7:30 pm and
Sun. 11 October 2009 at 3:00 pm -
House concert on the Coastside. Donation is $12.

Sat. 3 October, 2009 - The duo perform with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers at the first annual Santa Cruz Highland Games

Sat. 8 August, 2009 - The duo share the stage with John Taylor's band Hamewith, Caledonian Club Games opener, whisky tasting and ceilidh, Encinal Yacht Club, Alameda.

Sat. 15 August, 2009 - The duo perform a house concert at 7:30 pm in Montara.

Sun. 16 August, 2009 - The duo perform a house concert at 3:00 pm in Montara.

July 12, 2009 - afternoon - The duo appear with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers at the Oakland Highland Games, Dunsmuir House

June 30, 2009 - 7:00 PM- Colyn and Shauna appear with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers at Celtic Night, St Andrew's Church, 9850 Monroe Ave, Aptos

June 27, 2009 - 7:30 PM- House concert on the Coastside. For tickets, call 650-728-0862 or e-mail scotsduo@live.com

November 8, 2008 - Salon concert, Reed & Campbell's Canyon House, Los Angeles

October 2008 - Performance tour of Scotland with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers

August 31, 2008 - 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00 PM. Entertaining (duo) at the Palm Pavilion,
Scottish Highland Games, Pleasanton Fairgrounds

August 30, 2008
- 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00 PM. Entertaining with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers at the Palm Pavilion, the Caledonian Club of San Francisco's 143rd Annual
Scottish Highland Games, Pleasanton Fairgrounds

July 23, 2008 - 2:30-4:30 PM. Entertaining at the Pacifica Farmers Market.

July 12, 2008 - 7:30 PM. Concert at the Firehouse, 1088 Green Street, San Francisco.

July 11, 2008 - On the air at KKUP radio, 91.5, in Cupertino: David Stafford's program
Friday Folk-Off, at around 4:00 PM.

June 29, 2008 - Entertaining at the Palm Pavilion, Alameda County Fair,
with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers

June 22, 2008 - Entertaining at the Palm Pavilion, Alameda County Fair

June 21, 2008 - House concert at Ariel's and Matt's, Ben Lomond

June 16, 2008 - Presentation: a brief illustrated history of Scottish fiddle music,
for the St Andrews Society of San Francisco

June 14, 2008 - On the air at KUSP radio, 88.9 FM, in Santa Cruz: Cindy Odom's
program Continental Drift. Hear this program!

May 10, 2008 - Concert at St Hilary Church, Tiburon, with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers

April 5, 2008 - House concert at the Becketts', Altadena

December 1, 2007 - Concert at Sanchez Hall, Pacifica, with the Peninsula Scottish Fiddlers

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