New England Celtic Arts will present the Juno Award winning Newfoundland super group The Ennis Sisters at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at Phillips Area Community Center, 21 Depot St., and Wednesday, July 27, at North Church Concerts with the Farmington Historical Society, 12 High St., in Farmington,. A public jam session and pie social will precede the concert in Farmington starting at 6 p.m.

The band, comprised of Maureen, Teresa and Karen Ennis, are world renowned, celebrated songbirds. With their buttery harmonies, and voices.

The sisters were born and raised on Irish Newfoundland tunes. Their father is a traditional button accordion player, and mother grew up on the southern shore of the Avalon, surrounded by music. Throughout their childhood, if their parents weren’t making music, it was coming through the radio.

“There was just no escaping the Irish Newfoundland, Traditional music growing up,” Karen said in a news release from Phill McIntyre, director of New England Celtic Arts. “When we first began singing for an audience, these were the songs we sang. It’s what came easiest and most natural, and still does.”

Their new CD release “Stages” is a love letter to old world Newfoundland with a modern flair. Songs like “Dreaming My Dreams With You,” “The Pines,” “Rock Yourself On The Ocean,” and “Out From St. Leonard’s,” conjure up the island’s otherworldly beauty, deep rooted history and seasoned resilience.

Tickets cost $15, for a reservation in Phillips, call 562-4445, for Farmington, call 778-2006, or visit

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