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Sounds of the Emerald Isle to fill UGA Center
Danú will perform a program of Irish music Friday at the UGA Performing Arts Center.


When: 8 p.m. Friday

Where: Hodgson Concert Hall in the UGA Performing Arts Center, 230 River Road,Athens

Tickets: $20-$37, discounts for UGA students and groups of 15 or more

More info: Box Office, 706-542-4400, 888-289-8497

ATHENS — Music from the Emerald Isle will fill Hodgson Hall when the UGA Performing Arts Center presents Danú in concert at 8 p.m. Friday.

Hailed by the Irish Times as "a spirit-raising concoction," Danú has won both the BBC and Irish Music Magazine Awards for its high-energy performances of authentic Irish music.

The group uses traditional Irish instruments: flute, tin whistle, fiddle, button accordion, bouzouki, uilleann pipes, along with Irish and English vocals.

Its standing-room-only concerts throughout Ireland and around the globe feature a mix of ancient Irish music and new repertoire.

The ensemble has recorded seven critically acclaimed albums and has toured throughout Europe and North America with stops at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and Symphony Space in New York City, in addition to concerts in India and Israel. 

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