February 14, 2002
Irish music with a Celtic flair plays at CSUS
the Ladies - an Irish-American, New York-based, all-female
sextet named after a traditional Irish jig - brings its Celtic
rhythms to California State University, Sacramento at 7:30
p.m., Thursday, Feb. 21. The concert is the University Union
For the past 14 years, Cherish the Ladies has traveled throughout
North and South America and Europe performing at international
festivals. Recently named Entertainment Group of the Year
by the Irish Voice Newspaper, the band also received the Glasgow
Royal Concert Hall's International Group of the Year Award.
The band is a unique blend of virtuosi instrumental talents,
amazing vocals and humor combined with all facets of Irish
culture. Their live shows feature traditional Irish step dancing.
Cherish the Ladies has shared the stage with a variety of
pop stars and dozens of symphony orchestras. Their collaboration
with the Boston Pops, a CD entitled "The Celtic Album,"
led to a 1999 Grammy nomination.
The band's latest release, "The Girls Won't Leave the
Boys Alone," features guest appearances by Arlo Guthrie
and Pete Seeger as well as members of The Chieftains, Hothouse
Flowers and Van Morrison's band.
Tickets for the concert are $15 general and $10 for CSUS students.
Tickets are available at the CSUS Ticket Office at (916) 278-4323.
Additional media assistance is available at CSUS public affairs
office at (916) 278-6156.
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