Lúnasa Takes Franklin Park Stage

Irish super group Lúnasa will perform at the Franklin Park Arts Center on Wednesday, March 8.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, Lúnasa was formed by members of some of Ireland’s greatest bands, selling more than a quarter of a million records, and collaborated with notable artists such as Natalie Merchant, Mary-Chapin Carpenter, and Tim O’Brien. They have performed more than 2,000 shows across 36 countries

Lunasa’s current lineup includes Trevor Hutchinson, who achieved fame as the bassist with the The Waterboys; uilleann piper Cillian Vallely, who toured with Riverdance and recorded with Bruce Springsteen; Kevin Crawford, widely considered one of Ireland’s greatest flute players; award-winning fiddler Colin Farrell, who has toured with Project West, Grada and Michael McGoldrick; and guitarist Ed Boyd, known on the UK folk circuit for his work with bands such as Flook, Kate Rusby, and Cara Dillon.

For more information and tickets, go to franklinparkartscenter.org.

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