Oh St. Patrick's Day! The day where it is acceptable to leave work six hours early due to a "family emergency", the day where it is not bad manners to "drink before noon", the day where everyone is Irish or at least pretends in order to have an excuse to celebrate.
Scythian has always loved this day for obvious reasons and, as with all things you love, they want to do it justice. Three years ago the fellas decided to produce an event that would feature non-stop, high-energy music to go with the madness that is already Paddy's Day. And so they introduced "The Big Jig" - Scythian's best take on the greenest day of the year. Last year the fellas were in New York City, and the year before they were in Washington DC: so this year Scythian has chosen Philadelphia as the home of The Big Jig and they are doing it in style.
Scythian has managed to procure the fabled Trocadero Theatre - one of Philly's most storied venues. The only remaining Victorian theater in operation, the 1,200 person capacity hall will host the wildest Paddy's Day party on the East Coast featuring the music of Scythian with guests Oneside. Scythian will headline with two marathon sets to make sure you get your fill of the fiddle and everything that is Irish, and Oneside will warm things up with their Appalachian take on Celtic music. Drink specials, give-aways, and leprechauns battling on Shetland ponies will spice up the festivities.
Doors open: 6pm
Opening band: Oneside goes on at 7pm
Scythian headlines: 8pm
Statement: I shouldn't go out on a work night
We've arranged it so you can mosey on over after work, have the time of your life and be back home and in bed by midnight. We promise we will make this show well worth your while.
The Trocadero (affectionately referred to as "The Troc") has seen a miriad of great acts grace its stage and has been placed on the register of historic places. Scythian is stoked about not just putting on a great show but having it in a unique venue.
So grab your tickets today and let your friends know about the Big Jig! Its going to be one for the history books.