Baal Tinne, a Chicago band founded by the late musician, teacher and historian Noel Rice explores the boundaries of Irish traditional music with contemporary influences while remaining true to the traditional sound. Their influences include the Bothy Band and Planxty. They perform often in the Chicago area and have a devoted following of lovers of traditional Irish music..
Baal Tinne is Kevin Rice, Cathleen Rice-Halliburton, Matt Sundstrom, Richard Roche, Kiera Byrne and Catriona Byrne.
The band will dedicate their performance to Noel Rice and honor the influence of his music and teaching on the world stage.
Baal Tinne: A Tribute to Noel Rice is Saturday, July 13 from 6pm-7:30pm on the Fifth Province Stage.