(at Baltimore Avenue)
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Lúnasa is internationally acknowledged as the finest traditional Irish instrumental group of recent times. Their inventive arrangements and bass-driven grooves have steered Irish acoustic music into new territory. Their recordings have been hailed as some of the best and most important world music albums anywhere, while their blend of intelligence, innovation, virtuosity, and passion has brought them to the forefront of Celtic music. Renowned for their stunning shows and superb musicianship, they have played over 1,500 shows in 36 countries since forming in 1997.
The band includes Kevin Crawford (flutes, low whistles and tin whistles), Trevor Hutchinson (double bass), Ed Boyd (guitar), Seán Smyth (fiddle and low whistle) and Cillian Vallely (uilleann pipes and low whistles).