Events

When:

Friday, March 16, 2018
8:00 p.m.

Where:

Westermann Stage, Concert Hall

Cost:

Regular price: $40/$35
 
 
Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, Adelphi Locations, Adelphi University, Performing Arts Center, Department of Music, Garden City

Lúnasa

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Named for an ancient Celtic harvest festival in honor of the Irish god Lugh, patron of the arts, Lúnasa is indeed a gathering of some of the top musical talents in Ireland. Its members have helped form the backbone of some of the greatest Irish groups of the decade.

Lúnasa have sold more than a quarter of a million albums in the course of the band’s career and boast an impressive back catalogue of seven highly acclaimed and award-winning studio albums.

The band is internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental outfit of recent times. They are renowned for their stunning shows honed by superb musicianship and a constant touring cycle. They have performed over 1,500 shows across 36 countries since the band formed in 1997. The band has appeared at internationally renowned venues such as The Hollywood Bowl, National Concert Hall (Dublin), Sydney Opera House and Moscow International House of Music. They have been invited to appear at the White House.

Their inventive arrangements and bass driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music into surprising new territory. Their recordings have been hailed as some of the best and most important world music albums anywhere, while their blend of intelligence, innovation, virtuosity, and passion has brought them to the forefront of Celtic music.

Of the band, legendary Irish fiddler Kevin Burke says, “Maintaining the unique, intimate qualities of a musical tradition while at the same time meeting and fulfilling the demands of the contemporary music world is a difficult juxtaposition to achieve, yet Lúnasa have managed to accomplish exactly that.”

Lúnasa first appeared at the Adelphi PAC on March 3, 2013.

 

For further information, please contact:

Lucia and Steven N. Fischer Box Office
Adelphi University Performing Arts Center
p – 516.877.4000
e – boxoffice@adelphi.edu

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Regular Semester Hours
Tuesday–Friday 1:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
The Box Office is open two hours before most scheduled events.
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