Concert - Lunasa with Karan Casey
The hottest Irish acoustic band on the planet returns to Camden with opener Karan Casey! Lúnasa is composed of Kevin Crawford (flutes, low whistles and tin whistles), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass), Ed Boyd (guitar), Seán Smyth (fiddle and low whistle) and Cillian Vallely (uilleann pipes and low whistles). Lúnasa have sold more than quarter of a million albums in the course of the band’s career and boast an impressive back catalogue of 7 highly acclaimed and award-winning studio albums. The band is internationally acknowledged as being the finest traditional Irish instrumental outfit of recent times.
Karan Casey, who has long been one of the most innovative, provocative and imitated voices in Irish traditional and folk music. Karan released her first album with the group Solas, which quickly became the most celebrated Irish band in the U.S., and her four years with the group were pivotal. Since embarking on her solo career Karan has released 6 solo albums, a duo album (with John Doyle), an album for children and numerous contributions to other artists' projects – appearing on more than 50 albums in total.
Intermission concessions provided by Fireside Restaurant and Lounge of Camden. Enjoy a slice of gourmet wood fired pizza, and a craft beer or fine wine selected from Fireside's extensive menu. Available to OH attendees only.
General admission tickets are $25 advance; $30 night of the show. Available at www.camdenoperahouse.com, (207)536-5850, Camden Town Office M-F 9AM-3PM for no fee, 1 hour before the show at Box Office.
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