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Runa – Celtic Roots Music

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$15

Celebrating its 10-Year Anniversary as a band, Celtic-American Roots music “super group”, RUNA continues to push the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats. Interweaving the haunting melodies and exuberant tunes of Ireland and Scotland with the lush harmonies and intoxicating rhythms of jazz, bluegrass, flamenco and blues, they offer a thrilling and redefining take on traditional music.

Seeking to preserve and continue a traditional culture in a modern age, RUNA creates the backbone of its signature roots sound from the musical and geographical diversity of its individually established band members.  Their strive for excellence and creativity blazes a trail for the future of folk music, earning them the reputation as one of the most innovative Irish folk groups of this generation.

RUNA consists of vocalist and step-dancer, Shannon Lambert-Ryan of Philadelphia, Dublin-born guitarist, Fionán de Barra, Cheryl Prashker of Canada on percussion, Jake James of New York on the fiddle, and Caleb Edwards of Nashville on mandolin and vocals.

“Timeless and flawless…” – Jim Allford, PA Music Scene

The group has been honored internationally, winning Top Groupand Top Traditional Groupin the Irish Music Awardsand three Independent Music Awardsincluding Best LIVE Album, Best World/Traditional Song,and Best Bluegrass Song.

Their new album, “TEN: The Errant Night”, is already receiving international praise on both sides of the Atlantic!  “This is RUNA’s most ambitious album yet and it is a stunner!” – Bill Margeson, LiveIreland

“One of the best and inventive folk bands of this modern era!” – London Celtic Punks

Details

Date:
Friday, March 6, 2020
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$15
Website:
http://www.runamusic.com/2016/

Organizer

The Friends of the Bedford Library

Venue

Friends of Bedford Library Concert Series
321 North Bridge St
Bedford, VA 24523 United States
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Phone:
540 586-8911 Ext 4 than 1

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Advanced Tickets now available for all concerts and events!

Why you should join us!

  • Quality music performed by nationally & internationally known artists

  • An intimate setting

  • Perfect for music lovers

  • A great value for a night out (we even provide refreshments)

All concerts or programs are held in the Bedford Room of the Bedford Public Library.  The door to the Bedford Room is next to the loading dock behind the library by  the parking lot.   We now offer advanced ticket sales for all of our concerts.  You may purchase tickets directly from Lynchburg Tickets.  Advanced purchase of  a tickets guarantees a seat.  If you want good seats, come early.  The doors open at 7 pm. Our capacity is only 100.  All concerts are $15 at the door.  The space is wonderfully intimate; handicapped accessible and an ideal place to experience quality live music.  Come join us and spread the word!

Call 540 586-8911 Ext 4, then 1 if you need more information.