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updated 5/26/11

IT'S FINALLY HERE!

ELBOWS & ANTLERS: The third CD by Avalon Rising:

Featuring these favorite Avalon Rising songs:

Stop That Train * The Queen of Argyll * Chansonetta Tedeska/Douce Dame
Shadow of the Sea (by Cynthia McQuillin) * Dinner with Bill and Dan
Arise, My Love (by Cynthia McQuillin) * Cantiga 323
Spreading the Sea Wrack / Mermaid's Croon
John Barleycorn/The Scholar Set
Nottamun Town * Gypsy Syrto

To order, click here.

RECENTLY RELEASED!

QUESTS & REVELS DVD: A fabulous video retrospective of the band's 17-year journey, featuring:

"Black Davie's Ride" -- a full video treatment of their classic hit by Cynthia McQuillin. Acted by the Skirmishers Historical Stage Combat Group, with plenty of band shots interspersed. This video was produced in 1996 and features bandmembers Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Deirdre McCarthy, Beth Milne, and a special guest appearance by Larry the O.

"Modesto Scottish Games" -- Filmed at the Scottish Games in Modesto, CA on June 6, 2009. Includes the songs "Musical Pesto Set," "Cameron Campbell's Set," "Whisky in the Jar," "Black Davie's Ride," and "Love Song Set." Features bandmembers Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Cat Taylor, Mark Ungar, and Scott Irwin.

"Comcast Session" -- this series of videos was shot by ComcastSF in San Francisco on April 11, 2005, and aired several times on the "SF Sound" TV program. Includes the songs "Hexamshire Lass," "Sidhe Set," "Jack Daw," "Andray Soulet," and "Health to the Company." Features bandmembers Kristoph Klover, Margaret Davis, Cat Taylor, Mark Ungar, and Scott Irwin.

DVDs are $15.00. To purchase DVD from Paypal's secure site, click button above. To pay with check or money order, e-mail us for address.

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Check us out on Youtube -- just search for "kstoph". Here're two of the best:

Avalon Rising performing "The Queen of All Argyll" at Ashkenaz in Berkeley  

 Avalon Rising performing "Andray Soulet" for a Comcast video shoot in San Francisco.

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Here we are accompanying singers at the St. Andrew's Guild Winter Feast -- we're back there somewhere...For even MORE photos up from our gig for the St. Andrew's Guild Winter Feast, click here.

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Avalon Rising in the movies: Kristoph and Margaret produced the soundtrack for the unabashedly B-rated THE VALLEY OF FEAR - a comedy-horror movie about a raven monster. Featuring music by Avalon Rising, Broceliande, Mark Ungar, and Karl Franzen. Click here for more info about The Valley of Fear.

Kristoph had so much fun working for Paw Print Studios, that he editted another soundtrack for them -- Far from the Sea, featuring music of Broceliande and Avalon Rising . Click here for more info.

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We played for 5,000 + people at the San Francisco St. Patrick's Day Parade! Where were YOU?

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WE WENT TO CHINA!
Avalon Rising performed in the Shangdong Euro-American Festival in Jinan, China, May 1st - May 7th, 2006. We're excited and honored to have taken part in this historic festival!

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"Storming Heaven," was favorably reviewed in GUITAR PLAYER Magazine! Read the review here , along with great reviews from New Witch magazine, progressiveears.com, kinesis.com, the East Bay Express and thehereandthere.net! Click here for more info and to order!

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"Andray Soulet" from the first Avalon Rising album hit #3 on the Medieval chart
at www.mp3.com and stayed #3 for almost two weeks. "The Great Selkie" hit #7 on the Celtic chart.


BOOKING:
Kristoph Klover: Email , phone 510-219-9836

 

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