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Runa

Runa

Jul 13th 2018 @ Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center

Berkeley, CA
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About Runa
Genres:
International, Celtic, Celtic Roots Music, Irish
Band Members:
Shannon Lambert-Ryan: vocals, bodhrán, step-dancing, Fionán de Barra: guitar, vocals, bodhrán, Cheryl Prashker: percussion, Maggie Estes: fiddle, Dave Curley: mandolin, banjo, vocals, step-dancing
Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA

“There is truly a mystical quality to their playing. They create a lyrical sound that is at once unique as well as seamless.” – Lori Lander Murphy, Irish Philadelphia Q...
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Friday, July 13th, 2018
9:00 PM
Ashkenaz Music & Dance Community Center
1317 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
Quickly gaining recognition as one of Irish music’s new “super-groups,” RUNA has been enchanting audiences by pushing the boundaries of Irish folk music into the Americana and roots music formats since their formation in 2008. Interweaving the haunting melodies 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. The group has been honored internationally, winning Top Group and Top Traditional Group in the Irish Music Awards and three Independent Music Awards including Best LIVE Album, Best World/Traditional Song and Best Bluegrass Song. “Timeless and flawless...” – Jim Allford, PA Music Scene RUNA consists of vocalist and step-dancer, Shannon Lambert-Ryan of Philadelphia, Dublin-born guitarist, Fionán de Barra, Cheryl Prashker of Canada on percussion, Zach White of Missouri on mandolin, vocals, banjo, and flat-picking guitar, and Maggie White of Kentucky on the fiddle. RUNA recently released their fifth album, RUNA: LIVE, which was recorded at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, MD on Thursday, March 17th, 2016. Receiving lavish praise on both sides of the Atlantic, the album has been hailed as “an incredible masterpiece” - Marcene Bronson, The Celtic Crier
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About Runa
Genres:
International, Celtic, Celtic Roots Music, Irish
Band Members:
Shannon Lambert-Ryan: vocals, bodhrán, step-dancing, Fionán de Barra: guitar, vocals, bodhrán, Cheryl Prashker: percussion, Maggie Estes: fiddle, Dave Curley: mandolin, banjo, vocals, step-dancing
Hometown:
Philadelphia, PA

“There is truly a mystical quality to their playing. They create a lyrical sound that is at once unique as well as seamless.” – Lori Lander Murphy, Irish Philadelphia Q...
Read More