Saturday, August 11, 2017 · 6:30 pm
$15.00 Adults, $13 Senior/Student/Military, $7 Youth
LEAHYS LUCK has been performing Irish folk music for twenty years with five recordings to their credit and a Wisconsin Area Music Industry’s World/Ethnic Group of the Year. In years past they’ve played at the Quad Cities’ Erin Feis, Peoria’s Erin Feis, Chicago’s Gaelic Park, Cleveland’s Irish Festival, and performed at many other festivals, concerts, and gatherings throughout the Midwest. Brothers Brian and Tom Leahy lead the band with guitars, bass, and distinctive vocals. Evan Leahy, Tom’s son, a world-class Irish drummer, has played internationally. While the bodhran he masters as his foundation, he continues to develop his talent with guitar and vocals. Randal Harrison has played his fiddle with the Savannah Symphony Orchestra, bluegrass giants-Vassar Clements and John Hartford, and his the recipient of the 2008 Madison Area Music Award for both Classical Artist and Jazz Artist of the Year. His talent, versatility, energy, stage antics, and enjoyment of the fiddle are nothing short of remarkable. Randal shares his love and understanding of improvisation with students of all ages at workshops, institutes and classrooms throughout the United States. Stas Venglevski is a bayan accordion virtuoso, performing with symphonies internationally, the Milwaukee Pops Orchestra led by Doc Severinsen, has appeared with Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” and numerous venues far and near. His artistry, dazzling technical command, and sensitivity have brought Stas, a native of the Republic of Moldova, part of the former Soviet Union, world-wide acclaim. With eleven recordings to his credit he has served as President of the prestigious International Accordionists and Teachers Guild. A lover of all types of music, Stas adds his own all-world flavor to the sound of Leahys Luck.
Individual tickets go on sale in March 2018.